Job type full-time
Full job description
Kraken is changing the worldJoin the revolution!
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusionFounded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we are growing faster than everOur range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assetsWe attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industryKraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent.
In our first decade kraken has risen to become one of the best and most respected crypto exchanges in the worldWe are changing the way the world thinks about money and financeThe crypto industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and kraken is leading the chargeWe’ve grown from 70 krakenites in january 2017 to over 1600 today and we have no intention of slowing down.
About the role this is a remote positionDo you find the growing amount of global crypto regulations worldwide both slightly nauseating yet also extremely fascinating? do you enjoy coming up with creative solutions to regulatory uncertainty? in this role, you will help kraken make decisions on how to navigate the increasingly complex global regulatory landscapeYou will work closely with the strategy, legal, and product teams, as well as in-country leadership and compliance personnel, to: (1) understand how new laws, regulations, and rules impact kraken’s business model worldwide; (2) develop regulatory strategies that minimize costs, risks, and time to market; and (3) interact with regulators to enhance kraken brand reputation.
Produce deliverables identifying regulatory developments and opportunities for kraken’s engagement with regulators.
Develop and implement methodology to monitor developments in global regulatory frameworks that impact kraken’s operations worldwide.
Develop and implement methodology to monitor industry competitive landscape as it relates to global regulatory compliance.
Conduct research in preparation for licensing applications, regulatory inquiry responses, and consultation opportunities.
Prepare licensing application on behalf of kraken in conjunction with the necessary lines of business.
Build presentations to frame regulatory decisions for internal executives.
Produce polished deliverables for external regulatory audiences.
Owning and driving key organizational projects from beginning to end.
Minimum bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Bachelor’s degree in law, international relations, business administration, finance, or similar field preferred.
Prior experience in the financial industry; prior legal experience; prior experience with regulators is a plus.
Deep interest in / knowledge of the regulatory landscape as it relates to the crypto industry.
Resourceful and inquisitive mindset with an ability to analyse structured and unstructured data from disparate sources and develop conclusions.
Trustworthiness and ability to maintain confidential information.
Ability to take ownership of your work product and consistently deliver results in a face-paced work environment.
Strong organizational proficiency.
Impeccable communication skills, both verbal and written.
Eye for presentation design and attention to detailComfort with a high level of context switching.
Advanced proficiency with microsoft excel (google sheets) and powerpoint (google slides)Including the ability to perform data analysis.
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiencesWe value all krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.