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US Investigations Lead (FIU)



Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

About MoonPay 🌖💸

Hi, we’re MoonPay. We’re here to onboard the world to Web3.

Why? Because we think Web3 is a unique and democratizing technology. It gives people back control of their money, digital identity, data, and property like nothing else before it.

What we do

We’re the leading infrastructure company in Web3. This means we offer our partners everything from payment solutions (we call them 'Ramps') to minting software for digital collectibles, like NFTs. And over 16 million people around the world now trust our products — just take a look on Trustpilot.

We’re also big on collaborations. And we've worked on stunts, drops, and partnerships with some of the world's most prestigious and forward-thinking brands.

But that’s not all. At the start of 2023, we launched our own consumer app because we wanted to see if we could build a better Web3 account. It’s taken off in a big way, so we’re working to hone it further.

So whatever your background, we’re sure there’s something for you here. Come help us build the future of Web3 and digital ownership.

Locations Supported 🌍
New York, Miami, Boston

This role will be hybrid, and will require you to spend some portion of your time in our office in one of these locations.

Please do not apply unless you are within 2 hours commuting distance of one of these locations. We will not be able to consider you if this is not the case

About the Opportunity ✍️

MoonPay USA, LLC’s Compliance team is looking for an Investigations Lead to directly support the Financial Intelligence Unit. This role will add value by directly supporting anti-money laundering (“AML”) investigations in the United States, which includes partnering closely with the global transaction monitoring team, technology manager, and completing suspicious activity reports, when applicable.

What you will do…

  • Support U.S. anti-money laundering investigations

  • Partner with the global transaction monitoring and alert management team

  • Complete and file suspicious activity reports to the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

  • Provide feedback to the Compliance Technology Manager to support testing and tuning activities

  • Provide feedback to the Transaction Monitoring Manager to continuously enhance the alert management process

About You 🙋

Most importantly, you will embody the core principles that everyone here at the MoonPay lives by. Our “BLOCK Values” are at the heart of everything we do - and they are…

B - Be Humble

L - Lead with Empathy

O - Own It

C - Communicate with Clarity

K - Kaizen

What you will need…

  • 3+ years of experience in a role supporting anti-money laundering investigations and suspicious activity report (“SAR”) filing

  • 1+ years of experience in cryptocurrency

  • Direct knowledge of SAR form requirements and filing timelines

  • Knowledge of blockchain monitoring software and technologies

  • Knowledge of the alert management and case investigations processes within a Bank Secrecy Act / AML Program

  • Hands-on experience working with a case management system and electronic filing of suspicious activity reports

  • Working with G-Suite (docs & sheets) & Excel

  • Able to demonstrate alignment with MoonPay values

  • Ability to work in a remote environment

  • Belief to challenge the status quo

  • Comfortable at operating outside of one's comfort zone

  • Capable of Stakeholder management

  • Flexible & adaptable to the evolving needs of a fast-growing organization

Bonus qualification:

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”) Certification

Research has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for this role if they do not have experience in 100% of these areas. Please know that this list is indicative, and that we would still love to hear from you even if you feel that you are only a 75% match. Skills can be learnt, diversity cannot.

Pay transparency statement:

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $75,000 - $100,000 annually.​
Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional benefits.


Equity package 📈
Unlimited holidays 🏝
Paid parental leave 👶 🍼

Annual training budget 💻
Home office setup allowance 🪑
Working in a disruptive and fast-growing industry where the possibilities are endless 🚀
Freedom, autonomy and responsibility 💪

Commitment to diversity:

At MoonPay we believe that every voice matters. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination. That’s why we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are a proud equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including, but not limited to, hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, and leave of absence.

MoonPay is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our job application procedures for qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform our Talent Team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.