Compliance Officer

Finst is hiring!


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 an experienced and hands-on Compliance Officer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. You will help developing our internal compliance department in accordance with laws and regulations, while contributing to our growth ambitions as a regulated cryptocurrency service provider.

As part of the Compliance department, you will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and be involved in supporting and coordinating the design and implementation of core aspects within the Compliance framework. You will become a key member in MiCAR implementation and act as an internal advisor on compliance matters. In addition to your broader compliance responsibilities, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with local and international requirements, closely cooperating with the Anti-Financial Crime department and the Board of Directors. This is a unique opportunity to grow your career in the cryptocurrency industry with the prospect of leading the compliance department at a fast-growing cryptocurrency exchange. 

Your daily adventures will include

  • Advising on compliance and regulatory matters and monitoring effective compliance with internal policies

  • Assisting in licensing application and engaging with key regulators in and outside The Netherlands 

  • Monitoring crypto regulatory developments and requirements in close collaboration with all internal departments

  • Creating, reviewing, and updating regulatory and compliance frameworks to ensure compliance with existing and upcoming laws and regulations.

  • Providing strategic advice to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Management Board

  • Closely cooperating with the Anti-Financial Crime department to ensure robust Anti-Financial Crime policies and processes

  • Setting up a future-proof internal compliance department and growing the team 

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

  • 2-5 years of experience in Compliance/Risk related business functions with a focus on the cryptocurrency and financial services industries

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

  • Proven track record in supporting and coordinating the design and implementation of core compliance processes

  • In-depth knowledge of international regulatory landscape, particularly in the cryptocurrency industry 

  • Clear and concise communicator, both written and verbal, capable of conveying complex regulatory information effectively

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of business functions

  • Demonstrated ability to voice concerns, address challenges, and engage effectively with key partners and regulators

  • Interest in digital assets and a strong alignment with Finst's commitment to transparency, safety, and integrity

  • 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-oriented, 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 and we will get back to you before you expect it!

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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
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years
  • Occasional remote authorized