Compliance Risk Assessment and Internal Testing Analyst (Remote UK)

Job description

Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers. We're on a mission to create the most innovative cryptocurrencies exchange. This is a unique opportunity, a rare window of time at the tipping point of the financial evolution. Much like the early days of the internet, blockchain technology faces complex new challenges and having the best team plays a pivotal role in success.

Our team is fully remote and globally distributed to capture the best talent from around the world. So far our company has grown fast and stayed lean to secure its place as a leader in the space.
If you get excited about being in an industry that is breaking new ground and have confidence you can conquer the most challenging feats we'll encounter, we want to talk to you. Join us, and help lay the foundation for a decentralized future.
Currently looking for:
Compliance Risk Assessment and Internal Testing Analyst (m/f)

The Compliance Risk Assessment and Internal Testing Analyst will cooperate closely with, and report to the Risk Assessment and Internal Testing Manger in the implementation of the company’s Anti Money laundering (AML) risk assessment framework. The incumbent will provide an objective assessment on internal controls, identify key findings, and propose recommendations to address risks and reinforce internal controls. Areas of focus will include products, delivery channels, geography and customer risk.

To succeed in this role, the incumbent will continuously strive to self-develop and enhance their skill sets including understanding the Company’s products and Services, blockchain technology, virtual currencies, suspicious activities in the space, and best investigative practices to mitigate against the risk of money laundering, financing terrorism or violating sanctions and to ensure the company’s robust Regulatory Compliance.

A strong understanding of the Company’s platform and products and services is required.


  • Evaluating inherent and residual risk.
  • Identifying, characterizing, and documenting risks and controls.
  • Performing control design assessment and effectiveness analysis: defining test samples, executing control effectiveness tests, and documenting results.
  • Performing analysis and understanding of processes / activities through meetings and walkthroughs with process owners and involved stakeholders.
  • Conducting preparatory work for assignments, including obtain information to better understand the scope and processes subject to analysis.
  • Performing critical analysis on risk exposure current situation, proposing recommendations to reinforce controls.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferred).
  • Previous professional experience in risk management / internal control / compliance.
  • Basic knowledge of blockchain technology (preferred).
  • CAMS/CBP designation or equivalent (preferred).
  • Ability to build relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Team player as well as independent thinker with strong critical thinking and analytical skills.