Compliance Analyst

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Lead Compliance Analyst


We are launching a new comprehensive crypto investment platform catering to retail and institutional investors with unique differentiation points and value proposition. The product offering will include a crypto exchange, staking and advanced yield offerings, a lending offering and operating the platform’s own coin.

The core of our success is our passion for technologies, innovation and building systems that are state of the art, that allows us to stay on the edge of current market trends.

We are driven by flat organizational structure, trust and open communication across the company blended with a healthy work and life balance.

If you’re looking to be a part of a team who tackle real world problems that can be addressed by technology, then M2 might just be the place for you. If this got you excited, please keep reading!




Serve as internal Subject Matter Expert for M2’s end-to-end transaction monitoring (TM) operations, assisting teammates with substantive questions about process or procedure. Build strong relationships with Compliance partners and provide clear guidance to your team to resolve subjectivity in case resolution. Encourage knowledge sharing, ongoing training, and collaboration
Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) across TM to find opportunities for improvement, including conducting deep dives on critical errors surfaced through QC and QA processes. Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement. Update processes and improve feedback loops and communications channels
Coordinate with CX Programs to contribute to and lead projects to improve processes and procedures across TMS. Execute identified corrective actions and monitor implementation. Collaborate with stakeholders to develop specific corrective actions and conduct necessary testing
Investigate AML and Sanctions-related alerting transaction on the blockchain; write and/or file Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR)
Conduct investigative review and analysis in support of M2’s AML/CFT regulatory compliance policies and program including investigating automated alerts from our transaction monitoring systems, and referrals sourced from law enforcement requests and other M2’s lines of business
Analyse transaction activity and KYC information and conduct due diligence research in support of investigations
Document investigations in written narratives
Decide whether activity warrants escalation for additional review and subsequently recommend whether activity appears suspicious and warrants filing of a Suspicious Activity Report
Maintain detailed documentation to demonstrate compliance with regulations and internal policies and procedures
Remain current with industry standards and developments in the areas of KYC, AML/ CFT, UAE FIU, EU, UN and OFAC, and apply regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures to case investigations



B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent
ACAMS or other professional certification related to AML, Fraud, and/or blockchain/crypto investigation (Major Plus)
At least 6 years professional experience and 4 years relevant core compliance experience (conducting AML/Fraud investigations, SARs preparation and filing)
Experience working in a fast-paced production environment with competing priorities and shifting procedural requirements with an emphasis on production and quality
Experience in project management, process improvement, process mapping, or procedure writing
Working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines (e.g., UAEFIU, UN, EU, OFAC, FinCEN guidance)
Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communications (verbal and written) skills
Excellent grasp of English grammar and strong English language writing skills




At M2 diversity is our strength and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. This means each one of us comes to work knowing that we have a voice and a safe, judgment-free zone to speak freely and express and share our ideas and we will be heard.

We pride ourselves on embracing our differences and welcome and encourage everyone to apply, regardless of gender, background, age, and abilities.


We’d love you to join us for this journey!

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