Senior Financial Crime Officer - French Market πŸ‡«πŸ‡·

Corporate & Middle Office – 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 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:
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)
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, you will work closely with Juliette on the Financial Crime team. You are a key member of our AML/CFT system (level 2) and accompany the development of Qonto’s activities in France.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» As a Financial Crime Officer, you will

β€’ Continue to improve your knowledge about Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Corruption, and Fraud from a team of experts;
β€’ Investigate screening escalations from level 1 (politically exposed persons, sanction lists, high-risk customers);
β€’ Perform enhanced investigations in case of suspicious activities of clients and issue Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) when necessary;
β€’ Be part of projects to enhance our capacities to detect suspicious behaviors.

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€’ Make the bridge between Qonto and the French Regulator
β€’ Work closely with various teams in an international environment

🀝 About your future manager
β€’ Her path?
After pursuing a Law degree and a Business School diploma, Juliette discovered her passion for Compliance and Financial Crime matters. Over the past couple of years, Juliette has been actively involved in our Financial Security team by doing in-depth investigations, but also working on the development of tools and processes at Qonto.
Her previous experiences include roles at Coinhouse, a crypto-specialized Fintech, where she served as a Compliance Officer, but also in a Law firm where she was working for the white collar department.
β€’ What does she bring to the team?
Juliette values teamwork and promotes a collaborative environment. Her background in law and compliance equips her with the skills and expertise to navigate the complexities of the financial industry effectively.
With a strong focus on communication and knowledge sharing, she fosters a positive work culture that encourages growth and development within her team at Qonto.

πŸ…About You

β€’ Experience: You have at least 3 years of experience in AML/Compliance as a second line of defense preferably in a Fintech or in the banking industry;
β€’ Mastery: You understand the French 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 can work in a multicultural team and collaborate with other departments;
β€’ Language: You are fluent in French and English;
β€’ Education: You have a French Master's or equivalent degree in a relevant field, preferably a law degree with an interest in compliance, business law, and/or criminal business law.

At Qonto, we believe in the power of a diverse team. Don't check every box? Apply anyway! You might be the unique piece we need.
🎁 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 🀞

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