Bitcoin Investigations Team Lead

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

The Bitcoin Investigations team at Cash App actively monitors for potential money laundering, fraud, and other suspicious activity across the Cash App platform involving bitcoin. As a Bitcoin Investigations Team Lead you will oversee a team of analysts responsible for investigating financial crime risk on the platform. In your role, you will manage the case work of a team of 6-8 analysts, conduct quality control reviews, track trends and key risks, and manage team performance in support of the Bitcoin Investigations Lead. You will work closely with other team members in the Financial Crimes organization to manage risk, develop procedures, and improve workflow design to support the team’s overall effectiveness. You will help create and manage a highly effective program that demonstrates compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in a dynamic and evolving financial services space.

You Will:

  • Oversee a team of analysts with varying levels of experience who are responsible for conducting reviews stemming from bitcoin transaction monitoring alerts and other sources involving a range of scenarios and financial crime risks types
  • Provide guidance, training and act as an escalation point for your team as they perform reviews and make decisions on the disposition of cases
  • Support the Bitcoin Investigations Lead to develop and maintain policies and procedures applicable to the team, including iterating on existing workflows to streamline, improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Work with other Compliance Team members to develop technical specifications for tool enhancements or new tool build out
  • Manage SLAs and deadlines as well as team member performance


You Have:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in BSA/AML/Compliance or Fraud/Risk related work, preferably in a financial institution or related FinTech payments space
  • 1-3 years of leadership experience supporting an organization responsible for conducting financial crime investigations
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Knowledge in AML transaction monitoring and financial crime typologies and risks in regards to funds transfers, peer to peer (p2p) payments, equities, bitcoin and cryptocurrency
  • Familiarity with relevant AML laws and regulations as well as industry best practices
  • Excellent written communication skills that demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • An ability to handle sensitive directives and work with team members and stakeholders of all levels
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust quickly

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Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
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