Screening Officer - German Speaker πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Berlin / Milan / Belgrade
Corporate & Middle Office – Risk & Compliance /
Full-time /
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.

Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!

Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people

Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Discover the steps we took to create a discrimination-free hiring process.

At Qonto, our AML/CFT system (Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism) is divided into two levels:

β€’ The Ops - AML/Fraud team, referring to the Operations department, performs operational controls to ensure our client base is not exposed to Money-laundering or Terrorist Financing risks (level 1)
β€’ The Financial Crime team, referring to the Compliance department, is in charge of defining and supervising the AML/CFT system and investigating PEP, SL, and adverse media escalations.

As a Screening Officer, you will work closely with Marina (our Lead International Financial Security) in the Financial Crime team. You are a key member of our AML/CFT system (level 2).

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» As a Screening Officer, at Qonto, you will:

β€’ Review and investigate matches generated by the filter tool World-Check One and ComplyAdvantage against Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), Sanctions Lists, and adverse Media;
β€’ Review and investigate adverse media in a timely manner and process as appropriate;
β€’ Perform transaction screening and monitoring and processing alerts;
β€’ Responding to queries from other internal departments;
β€’ Maintain detailed tracking of PEPs and Sanctions files to ensure audit trail completion.

πŸ€” What you can expect:

β€’ Work in a fast-paced and scaling environment;
β€’ Be the second-line protection expert on all AML-CFT-related topics;
β€’ Work closely with various teams in an international environment.

🀝 About your future manager:

β€’ Their path:
After pursuing her Master’s degree, Marina discovered her passion for Compliance. Since then, she has built a robust career in Financial Crime prevention and Compliance, gaining experience at Ebury prior to going to Qonto. She currently serves as the Lead Financial Crime & MLRO Spain at Qonto, overseeing a team of eight professionals, focusing on their professional and technical growth.

β€’ What do they bring to the team?
Marina is a dedicated professional with a strong background in Financial Crime prevention and compliance. She is committed to fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented work environment, where her team members can thrive and contribute to Qonto's success. Marina's dedication to maintaining a strong compliance culture ensures that Qonto remains a trusted financial institution.

πŸ… About You

β€’ Experience: You have a first experience in AML/Compliance in the Financial sector;
β€’ Mastery: You have a strong interest in the AML/CFT regulation and challenges, and you understand quickly the evolution of money-laundering and terrorist financing schemes to protect Qonto and its European customers efficiently;
β€’ Integrity & efficiency: You define yourself as upright, autonomous, and efficient!
β€’ Team player: You are able to work in a multicultural team and collaborate with other departments;
β€’ Language: You are fluent in English and German;
β€’ Education: You have a Master's or equivalent degree in a relevant field.

At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along.
🎁 Perks

A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.

- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.

πŸ’ͺ Our hiring process:

- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like

We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours πŸ€ž

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