Vice President – Compliance – Mumbai, Maharashtra – Liminal

Job Description

Job title: Vice President – Compliance

Company: Liminal

Job description: As the Vice President for Compliance, you will be responsible for setting up and owning the Compliance function for the company and oversee the license application processes across various jurisdictions. You will also be responsible for ensuring that our company adheres to all the compliance international standards as well as internal policies and procedures.

Personal Skills and Experience:

  • Genuine enthusiasm for the digital asset industry, in particular custody.
  • Agility and appetite for learning new products/technology in a fast-developing environment.
  • Collaborative attitude with support and respect for others.
  • A strong view on the digital asset market.
  • Strong business analysis skills


  • The ideal person for this role would be someone who loves the challenge of an entrepreneurial environment, who has high ownership to be available 24×7 for our customers, who is able to deal with complexity and rapid change and who has large dreams to be part of an interesting journey.
  • The person would be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and impeccable integrity. He/she would have a track record of delivering results consistently in uncertain environments. Excellent communication skills with an ability to manage crucial conversations with senior stakeholders.


  • Design the overall Compliance function and strategy for the company
  • Leading the licensing process to get regulated under various jurisdictions including but not limited to Hong Kong, UAE, Singapore etc.
  • Designing the KYB and KYC process of the company and performing the on-boarding compliance checks for all Liminal customers.
  • Defining the transaction rule sets in the AML tool to ensure effective transaction monitoring and reporting suspicious transactions to the relevant authorities
  • Documenting the policy and procedure for dealing with enquiries from the law enforcement agencies and ensuring timely closure of these enquiries.
  • Ensuring that the company is compliant to all rules and regulations of jurisdictions in which the company operates
  • Ascertaining whether or not the company is required to obtain any specific license based on the jurisdiction and business model of the company
  • Design and implement the compliance framework
  • Design and implement various compliance related policies and procedures including but not limited to KYC, AML, Customer Acceptance etc.
  • Ensure compliance with reporting requirements with regulators
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and account owners / departments to educate internal stakeholders on compliance and data protection requirements and to continuously promote a culture of compliance, integrity and data protection internally.


  • Previous working experience as Senior Compliance within a financial institution for at least 8 to 10 years.
  • Hands-on knowledge of the cryptocurrency regulations and other similar acts that are relevant to the company
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of reporting, operations and procedures requirements which touches on compliance topics
  • Good communication, organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • Degree in Law, finance, business administration or similar fields

Good to have (but not mandatory):

  • Prior compliance experience in cryptocurrency or crypto custody space
  • Prior experience in handling licensing applications in APAC and/or MENA region with a particular focus on Singapore, India, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Japan etc.
  • Certifications in: Cryptoasset Anti-Financial Crime Specialist, Certified compliance manager or equivalent certifications
  • Ability to start immediately or with short notice


The candidate will have to be located in the UAE once our entity is set up there.


We Are Liminal

At Liminal, we’re building the best home for digital assets. Making them secure and efficient every day!
As a team, we thrive to inspire and push you to live your dream and build a technology that challenges the status quo.

We Enable

Liminal is where crypto-native citizens live. We wish to make digital assets accessible, simple, transparent, and secure.


We are an ambitious team of individuals who are chasing the Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG) and we work with full authority. There are no right or wrong decisions, but only timely or late decisions.
Thus, we execute with great speed. We think, we create, we deliver, and we drive innovation.

Emotionally Intelligent

Successful companies are built on strong and positive emotions, and we aim to drive this internally. Emotional intelligence leads to impactful results.
There may be tough days or even months, but we make sure we pull each other through a great and successful quarter. As a team, we celebrate even the small wins together.


We focus on the goal, and we ensure that the journey is fruitful too. We learn from each other’s experiences, whether success or failure, each chapter adds to a takeaway which is a useful lesson.
We share, express, and aim to achieve the planned outcome together as a team.


As a team, we are thankful to have each other’s back. We are kind when we give feedback, and we take feedback positively. Liminal’s motivating culture to showcase one’s work, and share appreciation, sets us apart from others.

Process Driven

Seamless workflow between the team is the secret ingredient. We take ownership of our work, and ensure its delegated with due diligence and automated in time.

“It’s not about 500 people, but 500X people that makes the difference. And, this is what we follow at Liminal.”

We Grow Together

This is the best time to join Liminal. We’re building a team that is shaping the future of secured digital transactions. This learning experience will not just enhance your professional profile, but also add value to your personal growth.

‍Remote Working

Pandemic or no pandemic, we are a remote-only organisation that offers the highest level of flexibility to its employees.

Best in Class Salary

At Liminal, we appreciate the good talent, and ensure that our employees are compensated with the salary brackets that are best in the industry.

15-Day Salary

No need to wait till the end of the month anymore! Get your salary credited every 15 days.


We don’t like to micromanage. We believe it’s impolite to ask employees to punch in & out or follow similar activities to track the number of working hours. We trust our employees to get the job done and achieve the identified goals.


A liberal ESOP policy, ensures that every employee remains motivated toward the success of the organisation and does not take this as any other job task. By adopting an excellent ESOP policy, we want to ensure that our employees benefit immensely from the growth of the organisation.

Self-Managed Paid Leaves

Say bye to leave without pay! Yes, there are no limits to the number of leaves you can take. We want employees to be responsible enough to strike a good work-life balance.

Liminal Book Club

Liminalites believe in the power of reading. Whether fiction or non-fiction, reading habits can fetch maximum ROI on time and money invested. You can raise a request for a book, and it will be delivered to your doorstep. No need to return or share, it’s yours to keep forever.

Health Insurance

We care for our beloved Liminalites. Our health insurance provides comprehensive coverage to our employees and their spouses and dependent children.

Financial Wellness Program

Financial independence and freedom can do wonders for any individual. At Liminal, we have a financial wellness partner who will enable every employee to achieve their financial goals.

Lifetime free access

Liminal employees receive lifetime free access to the Liminal Vaults platform even after they decide to move on. Employees will additionally get 2 Trezors / Ledgers at zero cost as a part of their onboarding. You can enjoy the benefits of the software as well as the hardware for free.

Best in Class Devices and Subscriptions

Get the best devices and tools you need to deliver your work. We provide the best subscriptions to ensure the highest levels of work efficiency.

Health Challenge

Earn money to stay fit. You get a $300 cash reward per quarter to complete the Liminalite Challenge!

  • Run 5kms in 30 mins
  • 50 pushups at one go

Walk/run/meditate/do yoga for 30 minutes every day for consecutive 30 days and you get a $100 cash reward per quarter

Collaborative Work Environment

We spend most of our time at work, finding answers to problems or building solutions, and hence it becomes imperative to ensure that we enjoy our time at work. We take pride in the lively culture that we have built at Liminal.

LastPass FREE Family Accounts

Security is at the core of what we do, hence we offer premium last pass accounts to our employees and their family members at no cost. Employees can now manage even their personal accounts in a secure way.

Employee Referral

Under the Referral Bonus Program our employees can earn incentives to introduce new talent to the organisation. The referral bonus will be credited to the employee account once the candidate completes 3 months with Liminal.

On-the-job training

Blockchain is a relatively new technology that is constantly evolving. We provide constant training and support to our employees to make sure there is collective learning and continuous improvement.

Netflix Family Plan

Weekends are to chill and rejuvenate. We are big believers in maintaining a good work-life balance. Employees can take time off and enjoy the entertainment with Netflix Family Plans, paid by Liminal.

Set Up Home Office

Liminal cares for your health and hence we have launched this benefit to “Set Up Home Office” for employees when they begin their journey with us. This will be a one time benefit given to the employee upon joining the Liminal family. Employees are encouraged to buy “Ergonomic furniture” that is specifically designed for efficiency and comfort in your work environment and helps you prevent stress injuries. You are allowed to buy a Chair and a Table or a Desk as suited to your needs for a comfortable working environment at home.


Expected salary:

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Job date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 05:05:36 GMT