Work from anywhere, impact everywhere

Diversity is at the heart of who we are at Xapo Bank. We’re a fully distributed team of over 200 talented people that work remotely from 50+ countries around the world.

We work hard, think globally, and inspire each other to learn and grow. We are committed to changing the way things are done.

To achieve that, we search the world for the best people for the job. This is how we are transforming the world of digital banking.

Our team is worldwide, our capacity for innovation, limitless.

Join our remote team of dreamers and doers as we take Xapo Bank to the next level

Although we are headquartered in Gibraltar, this is a full time, 100% remote position. 

Work from anywhere!

Position Overview

Xapo is looking for a Compliance Officer to join our global team, reporting to the Head of Compliance, who will drive the implementation and management of compliance controls, processes and operations. The Compliance Officer will work as an integral part of our global Compliance team, leveraging the broader organisation and resources to ensure that we maintain an effective compliance monitoring and advisory program and meet all of our regulatory compliance obligations. The Compliance officer will be expected to have knowledge and experience in the blockchain and virtual assets space and to be an integral part of the compliance team dealing with the Xapo VASP and its regulatory developments into crypto native offerings through the Xapo VASP, and the integration of blockchain based payments to the Xapo Bank.


  • Monitoring the regulatory landscape, assessing regulatory change and its impact on Xapo and presenting recommendations to the Regulatory Affairs Committee.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and analysis of new regulatory developments and maintain oversight of developments affecting business activities, and disseminating these updates to relevant parties across the business.
  • Work with the business and support the delivery of key strategic objectives and bets.
  • Maintain and update Compliance policies and procedures to ensure the implementation of appropriate controls that reflect business and regulatory requirements.
  • Support the execution of the Compliance monitoring program comprising weekly, monthly and quarterly Compliance reviews.
  • Execution of day-to-day operational Compliance activities and working collaboratively with the business to remediate issues identified through testing and support.
  • Independently investigating and acting on matters related to Compliance.
  • Providing guidance, advice, and/or training and educational programs, to improve business understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and experience

  • 5+ years of experience within regulators, banks, VASPs, investment or complex financial services firms.
  • Operational knowledge of running a sound compliance program with an understanding of regulatory requirements for Gibraltar in accordance with global regulatory standards.
  • Understanding of blockchain analytics and monitoring tools
  • Relevant experience in virtual assets compliance and risk monitoring positions
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships with peers, colleagues and with remote based teams with individuals at all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to convey complex information in an easily understandable manner.

Other requirements

  • A dedicated workspace.
  • A reliable internet connection with the fastest speed possible in your area.
  • Devices and other essential equipment that meet minimal technical specifications.
  • Alignment with Our Values and the Xapo Values-Driven Leadership principles.

Why work for Xapo?


  • Shape the Future: Improve lives through cutting-edge technology, work 100% remotely from anywhere in the world.
  • Great work-life balance: Build amazing things with a balance of autonomy and collaborative teamwork. Set your own work schedule and make use of a flexible PTO plan when you need to recharge.
  • Expect Excellence: Collaborate, learn, and grow with a high-performance team. Learn how you learn best – from books to conferences, you’ll get a yearly budget for your individual learning and development goals.