Senior Sanctions Analyst (FinTech/Cryptocurrency), Analyste senior des sanctions (FinTech/Crypto-monnaie), Yaoundé, Blackpen Recruitment

Senior Sanctions Analyst (FinTech/Cryptocurrency), Analyste senior des sanctions (FinTech/Crypto-monnaie), Yaoundé, Blackpen Recruitment

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Job Description

Senior Sanctions Analyst (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time


Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications such as CAMS,CFCS,CGSS in this field is highly desirable.

Minimum Required: Post-secondary degree in Compliance, Risk, Finance, Legal, Business, Management, or equivalent combination of educational and work experience.

Fluent English,  French and Arabic are beneficial and a combination of local languages are essential for this role, as is a willingness to travel across an assigned region as necessary.

5-7 years of work experience within the financial services industry or cryptocurrency/fintech industry.

3+ years minimum directly involved with Sanctions experience: Experienced Sanctions professional with profound knowledge of sanctions regulations/best practices.

Working knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and AML Regulations, USA Patriot Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) strongly preferred.

Ability to operate multi-nationally with internal business partners and external partners/third party vendors.

Ability to work in a self-directed and remote environment.

Demonstrated understanding of remittance or cryptocurrency type business practices, organizational structure and general policies and procedures.

Demonstrated ability to draft clear and professional correspondence and other documents of a legal, compliance and business nature.

Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills.

Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with and resolve Partner Compliance complaints.

Demonstrated ability to appropriately work with confidential information.

Ability to facilitate the collection of information through interviews, meetings etc.

Ability to articulate and convey complex, conceptual information to various audiences verbally and in writing.

Experience communicating with regulators and law enforcement agencies.

Excellent demonstrated organizational skills, including time management, record keeping, self-scheduling, and follow-up.

Must be a self-starter and be able to act independently.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.


Oversee global/local sanctions list screening performance.

Conduct daily operations including screening, investigations, OFAC and other regulatory reporting.

Staying current on key Sanctions regulatory changes, key enforcement actions and related industry trends.

Acting as a first point contact and subject matter expert for sanction concerns raised.

Own the end-to-end global Sanctions program and strategy, including the development of policies, standards and other procedural or guidance materials.

Provide guidance interdepartmentally as the point of contact for sanctions related inquiries.

Understands impact of regulatory developments and begins to anticipate steps required to change or calibrate AML and Sanctions internal controls and policies.

Supports key business initiatives by identifying AML and Sanctions Compliance risks and providing resolutions to manage these risks.

Provide leadership through detailed planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring of project requirements against a determined timeline Apply industry experience to meet or exceed client needs and expectations within required timelines and commitments.

Ensures policy objectives are met and remediated where required.

Consults with internal and external experts (legal, engineering, client services, product development, law enforcement, partners) to identify risks, best practice and expectations.

Excellent analysis in both internal and external information to gain additional intelligence regarding emerging risks in fiat money and cryptocurrency .

Ensures training materials are in-line with regulatory and policy expectations.

Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.

Other assignments deemed fit by the Sanctions Specialist.

Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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