Compliance Analyst

Legal & Human Resources San Francisco, United States


Linden Lab, a pioneer in the creation of virtual worlds, is poised for the public launch of “Sansar”, a social virtual reality platform that will democratize the creation of VR experiences. Linden Lab has been in business since 2003 and is best known for “Second Life”, the world’s largest user-generated economy

The ideal candidate for this position would be an experienced investigator who can impact a compliance team by contributing risk-based solutions to anti-money laundering, high dollar fraud and counter-terrorist finance issues. You will also have an interest in helping Linden Lab’s payments subsidiary to establish itself as an elite Financial Intelligence Unit within the San Francisco payments compliance community.

What You'll Do 

You will be part of a team that conducts investigations into suspicious activity, reviews fraud and money-laundering alerts and contributes to solutions that minimize the overall risk of transactions related to Linden Lab’s virtual worlds. 

  • Detect and investigate customer and transaction activities that are deemed suspicious per Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.
  • Identify gaps in existing policies/procedures, provide recommendations based on those findings and draft/update new documents accordingly.
  • File timely suspicious activity reports (SARs) via the BSA e-Filing system.
  • Support other areas of AML program, including OFAC compliance, KYC reviews, and record keeping requirements.
What you'll need
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1 year prior experience in conducting suspicious activity monitoring or customer due diligence investigations in a Bank, Fintech or Online Gaming / Video Game Industry
  • Proficient in Excel / Google Sheets
  • Strong research, investigation and analytical skills
  • Data-minded
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment under minimal supervision and tight deadlines
  • Ability to take ownership of work product and consistently deliver results
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative on developing creative and innovative methods to achieve program goals