AML & FCC Specialist – Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Compliance, Brussels

AML & FCC Specialist – Belgium (French speaking / Vlaamstalig)

Compliance, Brussels

Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.

Ebury is among the fastest-growing global Fintech companies, having recently achieved Unicorn status. Founded by Salvador Garcia Andres and Juan Lobato in 2009, their goal was to help businesses prosper and grow in a highly competitive environment by eliminating boundaries and making international trading and finance simple and accessible. Today Ebury offers the world’s largest non-bank platform, empowering small and medium-sized businesses to trade and transact internationally by offering cutting edge technology, financial expertise, a tailored and unique product range and exceptional customer service.

We have achieved phenomenal growth and have transformed from a small start-up into one of the most exciting and disruptive names in finance. We have grown into an international workforce of over 900 employees of 50+ nationalities, working across 26 offices spanning 4 continents, and serving 40,000+ clients. We have consistently been a number 1 contributor to Bloomberg FXFC forecasting and have won over 20 internationally recognized awards including the Financial Times Future100 Award 2018/19. 

We have no plans to slow down: this year alone, we completed our first acquisition and received a £350MN strategic investment from Santander Bank. An investment of this scale will significantly accelerate our next phase of international growth through both geographical-reach and product-offerings. Even though our tremendous growth, we maintain a vibrant and enjoyable company culture - accelerate your career as part of our winning and growing team!

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a self-driven AML & Financial Crime Compliance Specialist who has gained at least 2 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 English so fluency, both written and verbal, is essential as they will need to communicate with colleagues globally. 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. 

Working as member of the Compliance team in Brussels you will assist in conducting the AML & FCC  framework for the Belgian entity and assist - at a Group Level - in reviewing high risk escalation from the first line of defense, mainly the Operations Teams based in Málaga (Screening and Onboarding). 

Key Responsibilities are, but not limited to: 

* Keep up to date with relevant AML and Financial Crime regulations and changes
* Help keeping Ebury’s AML & FCC governance structure up to date with its standards * Support the Compliance Team in developing and maintaining its AML & FCC framework and reporting obligations
* Liaise with Group AML Compliance Team to ensure that AML compliance policies and procedures are consistent with the company policy
* Help improving the operational compliance processes based on the local policies (liaise with the MLROs and local ops teams)
* Assist the first line of defense (Front Office and Operations) with AML queries and issues
* Reviewing and/or investigating escalation of high-risk escalation transactions from the Screening and Monitoring Team
* Reviewing and/or investigating escalation of high-risk onboarding from the Onboarding Team within an Enhanced Due Diligence process
* Assisting in the ongoing AML and FCC training of the first line of defense

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
* Fantastic working environment in a bright new office well situated in Brussels
* Social events including monthly team building activities and bi-annual parties
* Coffee, fresh fruit and cereal for breakfast provided daily

Reporting to:
* Compliance Officer & MLRO (based in Brussels)
* Global Head of Compliance & MLRO (based in London)


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