Compliance Officer - Amsterdam (Dutch speaking)

Compliance, Amsterdam

Compliance Officer - Amsterdam (Dutch speaking)

Compliance, Amsterdam

Ebury is a Global FinTech: we apply new technologies to enhance and automate financial services and processes. This allows small and medium-sized businesses to trade and transact internationally by eliminating boundaries related to more traditional procedures.

Founded in 2009, we are now positioned among the fastest-growing companies in the sector! Headquartered in London, we have more than 1000 staff covering over 50 nationalities (and counting!) working across more than 27 offices worldwide and serving more than 45,000 clients every day.

Hard work pays off: Ebury has just received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won over 20 internationally recognised awards such as the Growing Business of the Year 2019: Larger Company (Turnover £50m+) and Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies (which we have been awarded twice: 2017 and 2019!).

None of this would have been possible without what we’re most proud of: our great community. Enthusiastic, disruptive and collaborative teams, always ready to innovate and revolutionize the fast-paced Fintech dimension.  If you want to develop your professional career in Finance and join an international environment, this is your place. Ready to join the revolution?

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a self-driven Compliance Officer who has gained at least 3 years of relevant experience within the financial industry, and someone who has the ability to take ownership of AML responsibilities in a fast-paced FinTech environment and keep driving this forward.

The person must demonstrate proven organizational and time management skills, have excellent communications skills - all work will be conducted in Dutch and English so fluency, both written and verbal, is essential. The working environment is fast paced, agile and highly results orientated so the individual must be comfortable working within this type of highly rewarding, dynamic environment. In addition, the individual must be comfortable with working autonomously, have relevant qualifications and a good level of commercial awareness. Previous experience in payments or banking is preferred. Desirable to have experience dealing with the FCA and the NBB.

Working as a member of the Global Compliance team, and based in Amsterdam you will assist in conducting the Compliance and AML framework for the Dutch branch of Ebury.   

Key Responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  • Driving the Compliance framework of the local branch with the support of the Global Compliance Team
  • Supporting the Front Office with AML and regulatory issuesHelping to implement local regulatory reporting and execute them
  • Implementing all regulatory and legal requirements and changes from local Regulators
  • Developing and maintaining relevant parts of the compliance framework (AML/CFT and Regulatory Policies)
  • Liaising closely with the Group Compliance to ensure that compliance policies and procedures are consistent with company policy
  • Liaising with local Regulators, Financial Intelligence Units and other administrative bodies
  • Help improving the operational compliance processes based on the local policies (liaise with the MLROs and local ops teams)
  • Provide ongoing training about the products and ensure the sales team is continuously monitored for the regulated activities
  • Audit the first line of defense procedures and processes
  • Assist with external AML audits and track progress with findings
  • Provide advice on High Risk clients/escalations
  • Keep abreast of circulars/recommendations from the Regulator and continuously ensure that the Entity’s policies and procedures adhere to these

Why should you work with us?

  • Competitive salary dependent on skills and experience
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career progression in a multinational, global company
  • Working closely with very young and dynamic team
  • Fantastic working environment in a bright new office well situated in Amsterdam at the Zuidas
  • Social events including monthly team building activities and bi-annual parties
  • Coffee, fresh fruit and cereal for breakfast provided daily

Reporting to:

  • Head of Global Regulatory Compliance (based in Madrid)
  • Global Head of Compliance & MLRO (based in London)


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