Head of Legal & Compliance

OnJuno is a crypto-native banking platform for the US that provides people a platform to get paid in crypto with direct deposit & receive part of a paycheck in crypto in any wallet of your choice. You will work with us at the intersection of banking and crypto to create banking experiences that will touch millions of people. We are backed by Sequoia Surge, Polychain, Consensys, Mithril & industry-leading executives.

OnJuno is looking for a Head of Legal & Compliance to help us establish our security and compliance standards. The role will be pivotal in building a best-in-class compliance function at a fast-paced fintech startup. The ideal candidate would be a leader who is well versed with U.S. banking laws and regulations and has a background or understanding of laws and compliance policies in fintech and crypto.

What will you do?
  • Be responsible for the implementation, administration & ongoing oversight of our U.S. compliance & legal function.
  • Collaborate effectively with our product and tech teams to build scalable and compliant customer-facing products and processes.
  • Provide guidance to internal stakeholders and draft memoranda on A-Z regulatory and AML compliance topics.
  • Establish and maintain supervisory policies and procedures designed to prevent violations of laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement risk assessment practices and design transactional, periodic, and testing programs to assess the adequacy of OnJuno’s policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for communications and requests from our partner bank and regulators, including managing regulatory examinations, testing & audits.
  • Oversee the structuring, development & supervision of the Compliance and AML teams and staff as we grow our operations. 
  • Assess compliance risks arising from new products and services, and review policies, procedures & process changes to mitigate risk.

  • 5+ years of experience working with financial institutions (preferably in the fintech & crypto industry)
  • A deep understanding of the changing US and global landscape in fintech and crypto regulation
  • Experience interacting with U.S. regulators, particular the OCC, FDIC, CFPB, and/or FRB
  • Comfortable working in a high-performance environment with a substantial degree of autonomy
  • Ability to manage special projects and corporate initiatives and improve processes
  • Must be able to work flexible hours with cross border teams

Good to Have
  • Experience of working in an early-stage organization
  • Experience of working in a cross-border team 

  • The latest Macbook you need for your work
  • Skip the commute and work entirely remote
  • Flex PTO
  • Health Insurance
  • Workspace Budget - Setup a flexible and comfortable space at home
  • Learning Budgets - We love to support our employees’ efforts to learn, grow, and improve

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place:  USA Only.


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Category Finance / Legal
Job type Full-time
Hiring from USA Only
Date Posted 2wks ago

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