Compliance Analyst Compliance Analyst …

Akuna Capital
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Akuna Capital
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Compliance Analyst
Compliance Analyst Chicago, IL Compliance Analyst Chicago, IL

About Akuna:

Akuna Capital is a young and booming trading firm with a strong focus on collaboration, cutting-edge technology, data driven solutions and automation. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies and mathematical models.

Our Founding Partners, Andrew Killion and Mitchell Skinner, first conceptualized Akuna in their hometown of Sydney. They opened the firms first office in 2011 in the heart of the derivatives industry and the options capital of the world Chicago. Today, Akuna is proud to operate from additional offices in Sydney, Shanghai, and Boston.

What youll do as a Compliance Analyst at Akuna:

Akuna is looking for a Compliance Analyst to join our growing team. This person will assist and support the Compliance team in ensuring Akuna meets its regulatory obligations, and will be responsible for the development, implementation and review of the firms trade surveillance program. Well qualified candidates will have a general understanding of options and futures products, possess strong analytical skills, have a strong attention to detail, and willingness to engage and effectively communicate with the Trading team. In this role, you will:

  • Provide support to the business with regards to membership, registration, contract and other needs as they arise
  • Assist with responses to regulatory examinations and inquiries
  • Collaborate with members of the Development team to design, develop and review in-house trading surveillance programs
  • Effectively document and communicate surveillance results and findings to the Compliance team
  • Manage the firms outside brokerage account process, including insider trading and anti-money laundering reviews
  • Support the Trading team through the Crypto counterparty onboarding process
  • Provide firm personnel with compliance training as needed

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Series 7/57 and 24 preferred, but not required (willingness to take and pass within 90 days of hire)
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment and pick up new tasks quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
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