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Head of Compliance

Location Seoul, South Korea


What are the 4 things you need this person to do? 
1.    Establish and maintain AML compliance program of Coupang Pay, including governance, policy and procedures, transaction monitoring and sanctions screening system, independent testing, compliance personnel, risk assessment and training. 
2.    Act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”) of Coupang Pay for the regulatory reporting purpose and escalate key issues to the senior management and the Board of Directors on a periodic basis.
3.    Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to comply with various AML and sanctions related laws and regulations.
4.    Identify, establish, and execute appropriate monitoring and testing activities

Essential Qualifications:
1.    12-15 years of experience in a similar or related role in a financial institution, legal or consultancy firm or with a regulatory authority
2.    In-depth experience with dealing with regulatory bodies, including KoFIU and FSS
3.    Advanced written and verbal communication skills and solid influencing capability across all levels of management including senior    management 
4.    Ability to self-identify priorities, deliver to deadline and handle challenging demands and partners
5.    Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel (e.g., complex statements, VBA, conditional formatting) 

Preferred Qualifications:
1.    English communication and writing skills
2.    MBA, CPA, and/or Admission to practice as a lawyer in South Korea
3.    Highly organized and detail-oriented 
4.    Self-starter, ambitious and flexible 
5.    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced organization  
6.    CAMS/CGSS Certification

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