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Financial Crime Compliance Officer - German speaker



Accounting & Finance, Legal
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
About The Role

As a Financial Crime Compliance Officer, you will perform a wide range of 2nd Line of Defense tasks to ensure FINOM remains compliant with applicable AML regulations. You will take an active part in developing an innovative, top-of-the-game Compliance department within FINOM.

What you will be doing

  • Reviewing escalations of complex high-risk cases from the AML Team in the 1st Line (onboarding and transaction monitoring blocks);
  • Perform regular Quality Assurance of the 1st Line;
  • Validate results of internally developed Machine Learning Models before operational release to production;
  • Vendor & Investor Due Diligence;
  • FIU Submissions;
  • Actively participate in improving the Transaction Monitoring and CDD Risk engine;
  • Assist in drafting, testing, and reviewing system requirements for new compliance-related features, as well as procedures and manuals within the department;
  • Conduct regular internal AML training and work together with colleagues in Compliance and CDD/TM teams on constant process improvement;
  • Initiate and take responsibility for ad hoc project work within the department (e.g. vendor-facing projects, CDD geo-expansion);
  • Performing other duties as reasonably required for the operational efficiency of FINOM (pro-actively deemed necessary by the employee) or/and as communicated by the manager.

Who you are

  • English & German – full working proficiency
  • 1-2 years of proven experience in the 2nd of Defense: Compliance Department, in a regulated financial institution or 3 years in the first line;
  • Thorough knowledge in the AML domain (AML regulations, fraud typologies);
  • Detail-oriented and highly motivated self-starter;
  • Critical and analytical thinking;
  • Start-up oriented, proactive, result-driven, and capable of working under own initiative and little supervision;