Legal Operations Analyst

  • Okcoin
  • Remote (San Francisco, CA, USA)
  • Oct 04, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Who We Are:

Okcoin is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 20 other crypto assets every day — but our work is a whole lot more than that. We’re building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone.

Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Francisco, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, and Korea. 

About the Team: 

The US Legal team provides legal guidance to Okcoin across all operating areas and supports business growth by working with other business teams within the company to help them execute their goals.  

About the Opportunity: 

This is an essential role at one of the fastest-growing global cryptocurrency exchanges based in SF-SOMA (with stunning views of the Bay Bridge). The Legal Operations Analyst will report to the U.S. General Counsel as a key part of the US Legal team. 

The right candidate will have prior experience working with a variety of internal stakeholders and various business teams providing general legal support to a diverse and global organization.  They should also have strong interpersonal skills and ideally an interest in the cryptocurrency and fintech industry.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Design, develop, and implement legal processes, internal guidelines, and playbooks to drive efficiencies and help the team build for scale
  • Submit invoices for payment in our internal systems and track spending  
  • Research and procure new legal technology tools to automate and improve processes
  • Maintain organization of contracts and various legal documents 
  • Manage intake of requests to legal team and update trackers 
  • Provide day-to-day legal support for various operational and administrative matters 
  • Coordinate as needed with members of the broader non-U.S. Legal and Compliance teams 
  • Assist with special projects as needed, with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment

What We Look For In You:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 2-5 years of law firm and/or in-house paralegal or legal operations experience 
  • Ability to assist in the development of various legal processes, policies, and playbooks
  • Self-starter, quick learner with sense of urgency, collaborative, highly driven and proactive
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and judgment 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, growth-stage and multi-cultural environment

Nice to Haves:

  • Previous in-house experience at a fintech company’s legal department or financial services firm’s law department desirable 
  • Professional/personal experience and enthusiasm for cryptocurrencies / blockchain
  • Experience working on cross-jurisdictional matters and a global legal team

Highlights of Perks and Benefits: 

  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance (Company pays 100% for employee/80% for dependents)
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Flexible PTO policy, company paid holidays, and flexible hours
  • UberEats Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program paid in BTC
  • Company Donation Match
  • More surprises when you join!


Okcoin Statement: 

Okcoin is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.