Managing Director (Singapore)




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!



About Kraken



Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money.



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Responsibilities



    • Oversee Kraken’s Singapore entities, which serve as a hub for Kraken’s international business

    • Provide leadership and guidance to the Kraken Singapore team

    • Own the relationship with relevant regulators within Singapore, MAS and others as necessary

    • Ensure compliance with all necessary regulatory requirements

    • Establish and maintain relationships with banks and financial institution partners necessary to deliver services for clients

    • Drive effective and efficient operations and employ data driven decision making

    • Collaborate with the global finance function to ensure financial health for Kraken operations

    • Partner with Kraken global functions (Strategy, Marketing, Product, and Client Services) to maximize market share, customer growth, and profit for Kraken’s international business




Requirements



    • Entrepreneurial self-starter with a willingness to collaborate with others

    • 15+ years of experience in operations, business development, or general management

    • Past experience overseeing a licensed entity, preferably the MAS or another financial regulator within the APAC region

    • Deep knowledge of financial regulatory compliance, including AML and Capital Markets

    • Experience in a relevant industry - Crypto/Blockchain, FinTech, Brokerage/Exchange, Financial Services, Technology

    • Ability to oversee and/or partner with all functional areas of business - operations, sales, marketing, product, finance, etc.

    • Demonstrated experience driving multiple partnership deals through all phases - opportunity identification, business case, due diligence, negotiation, legal review, etc.

    • Analytical expertise and data driven decision making skills

    • Effective project management skills

    • Strong command of financial statements and fiduciary duties

    • Technical background or knowledge of software/internet products and services, a plus

    • Strong interest in cryptocurrency

    • Fluent in English. Mandarin, Malay, and other Chinese dialects a plus




We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.



Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  



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