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Compliance Manager, Japan Job in Japan , Japan

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1 Year
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Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 17, 2021
Last Date
Jun 17, 2021

Job Description was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for everyone to control their money, data and identity. With over 10 million users on its platform today, provides a powerful alternative to traditional financial services, turning its vision of "cryptocurrency in every wallet" into reality, one customer at a time. is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance. is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 800+ strong team.

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About the role:

The Compliance Manager will report to the Manager of Regulatory Compliance in Japan and be responsible for supporting’s regulated businesses in their regulatory compliance obligations, including the business license maintenance, coordination of regulatory audits, drafting regulatory reporting in support of various regulatory business licenses, assist compliance manager to maintain program documentation, compliance risk assessment and risk mitigation works for Japan based legal entities.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with both Japan and international team members across multiple functions (e.g., Compliance, Operations, ITSecurity, etc) and liaise external stakeholder by subject matters (e.g., external legal counsel, business partners) to assure timeliness, accuracy, and responsiveness to regulatory filings with regard to business licensing and/or ongoing subject matters.
  • Coordinate internal compliance review and assist with execution such as risk identification and risk mitigation planning works where the related business license maintenance require.
  • Assist manager of regulatory compliance in Japan to prepare, response, file, take follow-up actions with regard to law enforcement request
  • Continually and actively develop technical knowledge and interpersonal skill in relation to the regulatory framework relating to business structure and product specification being changed.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities required to ensure all companies do so in accordance with local regulations.


  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience in complex retail/consumer financial services/payment services organizations with multiple financial products, or a regulatory agency or law firm involving compliance issues and risk mitigations relating to anti money laundering, data privacy protection, vendor management and related payments services regulations and operations
  • Basic understanding of local business laws within payment, lending, money transfer, crypto business operators involved
  • Basic understanding on anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF), data privacy protection (DPP) regulatory requirements of Japan. Knowledge of global standards in regards of AML/CTF and DPP, for example FATF guidelines, GDPR is a plus
  • Experience of customer identity verification, transaction monitoring, suspicious activities reporting at payment, fund transfer or fintech operator is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English (TOEIC 700+) and Japanese (formal language for regulatory interfacing level for natives, JLPT N-1 level for non-natives)
  • CAMS certification holder or willingness of CAMS certification is preferred
  • Experience of regulatory inspection, internal audit, or internal compliance testing is a plus


  • We offer an attractive compensation package working in a cutting-edge field of Fintech.
  • Moderately huge responsibilities from Day 1. Be the owner of your job responsibilities with your own learning curve.
  • You get to work in a dynamic job environment and be part of an international team.
  • You will get to have involvement in developing a brand-new product alongside with a talented team.

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