Jr. Anti-Financial Crime Officer

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Finst is the fastest-growing cryptocurrency investment platform in The Netherlands and offers a unique combination of transparency, safety and the lowest fees in the market.

We are a mission-driven start-up led by the former core team of DEGIRO and backed by some of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors on the continent (DEGIRO co-founders, Deribit). We aim to become the largest and most-trusted regulated digital assets platform in Europe within 5 years.

Job Description

Your career and the team

We are looking for a sharp and hands-on Jr. Anti-Financial Crime Officer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. You will help guard the integrity of our crypto platform by preventing criminals to use our platform and perform activities to fight financial crime and prevent anti-money laundering, terrorism financing, fraud, corruption and bribery.

The Anti-Financial Crime department is the first line department responsible for customer due diligence (CDD)/ know your client (KYC), identifying, reviewing and reporting of unusual and suspicious transactions. You will be analyzing our customer information and behavior to see if there are any warning signs we should be alert on. Additionally, you will also be involved in optimizing our system together with our IT team so that we can become even more efficient in fighting financial crime.

As part of the Anti-Financial Crime department, you will report to the Chief Compliance Officer. As we keep growing, there is a lot of freedom to setup and develop procedures and further grow in your career. This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial spirit in the financial crime scene to be part of building the next unicorn by bringing a unique proposition to mass adoption in Europe.

Your daily adventures will include

  • Ensuring that client’s onboarding and AML/KYC processes limit the risks of anti-money laundering, corruption and other financial crimes

  • Controlling the compliance documentation for the purposes of client identification, risk assessment and ownership verification.

  • Detecting, investigating, escalating and reporting of any (potential) unusual and suspicious transaction and/or behavior in relation to Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Sanction risk and Fraud (i.e. Transaction Monitoring).

  • Continuously and demonstrably improving the financial crime detection monitoring systems and investigations.

  • Monitoring client crypto deposits and crypto withdrawals, and assist with the execution of the upcoming travel rule.

  • Contributing to the ongoing improvement of the financial crime detection control framework.

  • Responding and handling issues/inquires/information requests, related to KYC and unusual and suspicious transactions and/or behavior.

  • Performing, overseeing and working on financial crime prevention tasks designed to ensure we are compliant and protected from Financial Crime risks.

  • Reporting on identified financial crime risks, compliance with regulations, deficiencies and measures taken to remedy deficiencies.

  • Escalating (potential) financial crime risks and fraud issues to the Management.

Why you will love it here

  • Great skills come with great benefits – we offer competitive fixed remuneration (evolving with you) + bonus scheme

  • Work with a tightly-knit and multi-cultural team of senior professionals – we strive to keep the talent density very high

  • Tailored-made training and development plans

  • Fast decision-making and open environment, freedom, trust, and the opportunity to make a unique impact

  • Work from a very cool office in the heart of Amsterdam (canal view and big garden included)

  • 25 paid holidays per year to reload

  • Get the tech you need: MacBook, Windows, standing desks – you name it

  • Flexibility: although we like and encourage being together in the office, it ultimately doesn’t matter where and when you work, as long as you get it done

  • No office politics – we’re too busy changing the world

  • Monthly team drinks and yearly off-sites – work hard, play harder

Preferred Experience

What you’ll need to be successful

  • 0-2 years of experience in the financial markets industry and or KYC / AML domain – ideally in the crypto industry

  • Preferably, previous hands-on experience with KYC, EDD, AML and/or transaction monitoring

  • Understanding of Dutch and European financial laws and regulations in the crypto industry

  • Fluent in English (additional European languages such as Dutch is a plus)

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Strong analytical skills, that allow you to understand and translate large and complex problems

  • Excellent logical thinking skills, where you can easily connect different concepts

  • Ability to act as a trusted gatekeeper, make fast decisions and work under high pressure within a fast-changing environment

  • Start-up mentality – you roll-up your sleeves, get things done, dream big and adapt easily

  • Enthusiastic, result-driven, resilient, reliable, hands-on, hungry for success, team and solution-oriented

Recruitment Process

Believe it’s a match?

Then we can’t wait to talk to you! Please apply directly with your English resume or send it via email at join@finst.com and we will get back to you before you expect it!

For more information, visit www.finst.com.

Finst welcomes everyone and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees of all backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 April 2024
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 6 months
  • Occasional remote authorized