Financial Crime Compliance Officer

  • Finom
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 31/05/2023
Full time Compliance Finance Fintech Forex Legal

Job Description

At Finom we are setting new standards for doing business, demonstrating how finances can and should be managed in this modern world – as easily as using your smartphone.

We believe that small businesses are the foundation of the European economy. We came to bring the technologies of the future to simplify the business management processes of entrepreneurs, allowing them to focus exclusively on their core businesses.

We started in 2019, and in April 2020 we gained support from General Catalyst, Target Global, Cogito Capital, Avala Capital, and FJ Labs as a B2B-Challenger.

As a Financial Crime Compliance Officer in the Netherlands, you will perform a wide range of 2nd Line of Defense tasks to ensure FINOM remains compliant with applicable AML regulations. You will take an active part in developing an innovative, top-of-the game Compliance department within FINOM


  • Reviewing escalations of complex high-risk cases from AML Team in the 1st Line (onboarding and transaction monitoring blocks);
  • Continuous control over FINOM’s Customer Risk Portfolio in line with the risk appetite;
  • Participation in SIRA and General Risk assessment review cycle;
  • Vendor & Investor Due Diligence;
  • FIU Submissions and regulatory reporting;
  • Perform regular Quality Assurance of the 1st Line;
  • Actively participate in improving of the Transaction Monitoring and CDD Risk engine;
  • Ownership over CDD/TM Policies and Procedures;
  • Assist in drafting, testing and reviewing system requirements for new compliance-related features, as well as procedures and manuals within the department;
  • Conduct regular company-wide internal AML training;
  • Initiate and take responsibility for ad hoc project work within the department (e.g. vendor-facing projects, CDD geo-expansion);
  • Performing other duties as reasonably required for the operational efficiency of FINOM (pro-actively deemed necessary by the employee) or/and as communicated by the manager.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • English – full working proficiency; Dutch if very preferable;
  • 1-2 years of proven experience in the 2nd of Defense: Compliance Department, in a regulated financial institution or 3 years in the first line;
  • Thorough knowledge in the AML and Risk management domain (AML regulations, fraud typologies, overall Integrity risk management);
  • Detail-oriented and highly motivated self-starter;
  • Critical and analytical thinking;
  • Start-up oriented, proactive, result-driven, and capable of working under own initiative and little supervision;
  • Knowledge of Data Protection would be considered an advantage but is not a blocker

We are building the future of European fintech:

  • You will be offered a collaborative and flexible working environment, open and transparent communication, and a chance to implement your own ideas and know-how.
  • We have competitive salaries, and an opportunity to become a part of a unique success story. For each of us enough is not enough.
  • You'll have the opportunity to take lead on improving the processes you work on, and own your role, all on a daily basis.
  • Annual salary review and SARs plans
  • The chance to help write Finom's success story
  • Flexible working patterns between home and our Amsterdam office.

About us

Finom is a financial-technology startup designed to simplify the life of entrepreneurs in Europe, allowing them to focus exclusively on their core business. We started in 2019 but already operate in 5 countries having more than 50,000 customers within Europe.

At Finom we are setting new standards for doing business, demonstrating how banking, invoicing and expense management could easily be operated using your smartphone. We are an active international team, where everyone is ready to go beyond their limits to create a perfect product.