Position title
Regional Compliance Officer

We’re a team of problem-solvers at heart. Fasset was founded because we saw a way to make finance fairer and more sustainable. Investing has the power to transform people’s lives. Fasset is building the most inclusive, sustainable crypto exchange for the masses connecting the global diaspora to their local communities and driving the adoption of digital assets for the next billion.

We’re committed to making digital assets accessible to people in frontier markets who might otherwise get left out. So if you want to help build the most trusted, resilient, sustainable crypto brand. Come join us.

We are now looking for a Regional Compliance Officer in Dubai to join our team! You will help define and continuously improve KYC, Onboarding, Sanctions, and AML/CFT policies and processes. You will be a crucial part of the AML risk assessment and control functions, working closely with the Global Compliance team based in Dubai, Malaysia and Turkey

  • Ensure that Fasset is operating in accordance with the relevant licenses in the MENAT region and continually enhance the compliance framework
  • Carry out periodical risk assessments and advise the company on necessary actions;
  • Ensure that there is an AML compliance culture, including delivery of AML training;
  • Act as a liaison officer with the regulator/reporting authority (including the FCIS);
  • Investigate and analyze suspicious activity reporting from the transaction monitoring processes, make recommendations if required and report to the regulatory where required;
  • Ability to hire and manage junior compliance analysts as the business of the company expands;
  • Liaise with 3rd parties and regulators when and as needed
  • Act as the designated Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) for the region
  • Work with internal teams to enhance policies, procedures, and systems (such as KYC, AML, and CTF) to create effective monitoring of controls
  • Provide sound, coherent, and commercially minded advice and compliance support on all matters relating to Fasset’s activities
  • Build strong regulatory relationships with all the respective regulatory bodies in championing the adoption of the best industry standards
  • Advise on the impact of laws and regulations on proposed business activities across all regions
  • University graduates in Law, Accounting, Finance, Business, or other relevant fields
  • 2- 5 years of relevant compliance/ AML experience from crypto, fintech, payment, or financial institutions
  • Industry-recognized financial crime/AML qualification preferred (e.g. ACAMS/ICA)
  • Familiarity with Dubai's AML, crypto, financial regulations, and the local regulatory landscape, as well as prior experience dealing with regulators such as VARA
  • Strong interest in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry
  • Clear and concise communication, both written and verbal, in English
  • Good team player who is highly accurate, self-motivated, and independent
  • Willing and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment and assume responsibilities with a result-driven attitude
  • Creative thinker and proactive problem solver
Job Benefits
  • A brilliant opportunity to grow your career & work with a fun, fast-paced & growing company, prepared to let you shine 👌
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you learn every day🚀
  • Join an organization that is scaling fast 🌳
  • Personal responsibility and autonomy ⭐️
  • Unlimited leave days ⛱️
  • Excellent medical, dental, and optical care 🩺
  • Professional development and ongoing learning 📚
  • An international team with over 20+ nationalities 🌎

Fasset is a global digital asset gateway that brings unparalleled accessibility to the digital asset space.

Employment Type
Job Location
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date posted
17. August 2023
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