Financial Crime Officer - (Italian ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Market)

Milan / Paris
Corporate & Middle Office โ€“ 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 450,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,400+ 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 whatโ€™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:

- The Ops - AML/CFT 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)
- The Financial Crime team, referring to the Compliance department, is in charge of the definition and supervision of the AML/CFT system and performs enhanced investigations in case of suspicion (level 2)

As a Financial Crime Officer for our Italian Market, you will work closely with Sara (Financial Crime Lead Italian Market) in the Financial Crime team. You are a key member of our AML/CFT system (level 2) and accompany the development of Qontoโ€™s activities in Italy.

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป As a Financial Crime Officer - Italian Market at Qonto, you will

- Perform enhanced investigations in case of suspicious activities of clients and issue Segnalazioni di Operazioni Sospette (SOS) when necessary;
- Contribute to the identification of new trends of suspected money laundering;
- Collaborate with other teams to improve AML/CFT processes in a hyper-growth environment.

๐Ÿค” What you can expect

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

๐Ÿค About your future manager

Your manager will be Sara, our Financial Crime Lead for the Italian market.

- Her background? After studying Law, she has worked 5 years in the Compliance sector at Lombard International Assurance and is now leading a team of 4 talented people at Qonto (Alice, Michele, Tomas).

- What she can bring to the team? Sara has a deep understanding of AML regulation and has deepened her knowledge on several topics such as crypto and KYC/KYB. She is interested in increasing the team membersโ€™ knowledge by promoting communication and information sharing within the team, while also giving them autonomy in managing their daily work.

๐Ÿ… About You

- Experience: 2+ years of experience in the AML sector, ideally in a fintech, bank or insurance company.
- Mastery: You have a strong interest in the Italian 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.
- Integrity & efficiency: You define yourself as upright, autonomous, and efficient!
- Team player: You are able to work in a multicultural team and collaborate with other departments (also performing training for other people)
- Language: Native Italian speaker is a plus or you are fluent in Italian and in English.
- Education: You have a Bachelor's or a Masterโ€™s or any 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. ๐Ÿ˜€
๐ŸŽ 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.

๐Ÿ’ช 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 ๐Ÿคž

To learn more about us:
Qonto's BlogForbes Italy I La Repubblica | Il Sole 24 Ore

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