NL Compliance Officer

  • Currencycloud
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 15/09/2020
Full time Accounting Finance IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development Administration Backoffice Compliance Legal

Job Description

Ready to shape tomorrow?

Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why we are looking for exceptional talent to join our international payments revolution.


About the role...

This is a senior role which combines responsibilities for Currencycloud B.V. and other Group companies. You will report directly to the DMLRO; ensuring adherence to global regulatory requirements relevant to the business by reviewing and enforcing compliance with standards or regulations imposed by regulatory bodies, external advisors or Currencycloud internal policies.


The details...

  • Responsible for for the AML framework within Currencycloud B.V. 
  • Lead together with the Group CCO and MLRO the relationship with De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and other relevant regulators
  • Ensuring that the company remains up to date with all relevant regulatory developments
  • Drafting/adjusting all AML related manuals, policies and procedures of Currencycloud B.V. and working closely with the Group compliance teams to incorporate these into the Group policy framework
  • Responsible for all day to day AML activities within Currencycloud B.V. supported by the Group Compliance Operations function
  • Prepare AML related management information for Currencycloud B.V. and report back to the Group MLRO/DMLRO with conclusions and recommendations
  • Support the Group DMLRO and MLRO to identify deficiencies in policies, procedures, systems or controls relating to AML/TCF across the Group and implement remedial actions to address such deficiencies
  • Support the preparation of the annual Group ML/TF risk assessment
  • Support the Group DMLRO and MLRO in conducting an annual assessment of training and awareness needs, and implementing an effective company-wide training programme
  • Working closely with sales and other stakeholders in the business to advise on new clients or business opportunities
  • Support the company’s review of and response to relevant regulator and industry body consultations
  • Determining whether or not suspicious activity reports have substance and require disclosure to the relevant authorities
  • Regulatory reporting 


Skills, knowledge & expertise...

  • Proven experience in drafting, maintaining and implementing AML policies and procedure
  • Minimum 6/7+ years experience within compliance or financial crime roles
  • Preferably mixture of experience from large bank and consultancy roles in a Fintech payments firm
  • AML qualification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (both Dutch and English)
  • Strong character with experience in similar mid-senior/ global role
  • Structured and organised
  • Strong character who has proven experience in stakeholder management
  • B2B experience 


Your benefits...

At the moment we are transitioning from an office based working environment to a remote first company, so we have adapted our already great benefits package to reflect this.


We now offer a day off each month for your mental health on top of the 25 days annual leave allowance and a day off for your birthday. Our comprehensive health care includes mental health support service access and we have live streamed health based activities like Yoga and Barre classes each week! We also run fortnightly company updates hosted by our CEO to keep employees up to date on developments and also include an open forum for employees to ask questions.


If you think your skills and experience match what we are looking for and you’d like to join a Fintech industry unicorn, please get in touch!


For recruiters: we aren’t currently looking for additional support on this role and won’t be accepting any unsolicited CVs