Director, Risk / Compliance at Binance | Powderkeg

Location: Gibraltar

Employment Type: Full-time: Remote

Team: Risk

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?

Binance is looking for a Compliance and Risk Leader for our Gibraltar business.


  • Responsible for the effective implementation of overall risk strategy for the business
  • Establish and implement an operational risk and governance framework to ensure a robust, controlled environment and create an operational KRI Matrix alongside different stakeholders
  • Conduct regular audits and self-risk assessments for the business
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate controls and risk mitigants
  • Development and management of compliance policies and processes
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting
  • Coordinating various foreign regulatory filings
  • Focusing on internal compliance policy review, including ongoing assessments, assisting with compliance review, internal audit reviews and ongoing or ad hoc reviews
  • Act as a second line of defence to monitor, identify, measure and report all risk-related matters
  • Guide the business on operational risk management
  • Provide incident management oversight and support the business owners in responding to investigations, resolving incident reports and escalations
  • Ensure business models and supporting systems continually mitigate risk to maintain the protection and integrity of data and resources
  • Promote a risk-aware culture across the company by organizing educational and training workshops


  • Minimum 5 years experience in a risk, compliance or regulatory function, experience working with any regulated financial services business in legal or compliance roles preferred. Crypto experience is a plus
  • Strong practical knowledge of risk frameworks and operational risk reporting experience, FRM is a plus
  • Interest in Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and trading or finance/banking/payments industry
  • Good stakeholder management and collaboration skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and discover answers quickly and effectively
  • Capable of working under pressure

Working at Binance

• Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry

• Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems

• International work environment and flat organisation

• Great career development opportunities in a growing company

• Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career

• Competitive salary

• Flexible working hours, Casual work attire

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director, Risk / Compliance
  • Company
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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