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Regulatory Compliance Officer 🇩🇪



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
Join us as a Regulatory Compliance Officer for 🇩🇪 to navigate and enhance our compliance framework in this crucial market for Qonto, ensuring alignment with local regulations and fostering trust with our Supervisors.
As part of our dynamic Risk and Compliance team, your insights and expertise will directly influence our operations and growth in the market.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Regulatory Compliance Officer at Qonto, you will:
• Act as Qonto’s Money Laundering Officer for the German market. You will serve as the main point of contact for the competent authorities in Germany.
• Engage with the competent authorities on all compliance matters for the German market, incl. ad hoc requests, regulatory reporting, and onsite controls
• Engage in proactive identification and mitigation of compliance risks, through new product reviews, partnerships & outsourcing approvals, etc.
• Participate in cross-functional team projects to roll out Qonto’s strategy to become the #1 online business account in Europe.
• Lead and manage compliance projects, setting benchmarks for success.
🤔 What you can expect:
• You’ll be stepping into a role that places you at the forefront of our expansion in one of Europe’s key markets.
• Work with a team that values clear communication, process simplicity, and proactive problem-solving.
• Engage with top-level management and competent authorities, enhancing your visibility and empowerment.
• Continuously develop your skills and knowledge in a fast-paced growing environment.
🤝About your future manager:
Your manager will be Guilhem, our Lead Regulatory Compliance:
His path? Guilhem has a robust background in Regulatory Compliance and Internal Control, with over 8 years of experience. Before joining Qonto, he held key roles at Lyra Collect as the Head of Compliance and Internal Control, and at KPMG as a Senior Consultant. He also has experience in Financial Security at Indosuez Wealth Management. Guilhem has been with Qonto for 1.5 years, starting as a Regulatory Expert and now leading our Regulatory Compliance team.
What he can bring to the team? Upon joining Qonto, Guilhem has been pivotal in advising on regulatory requirements and acting as a solution-oriented stakeholder across various strategic projects. He leads regulatory analyses for senior management and ensures Qonto’s compliance with various requirements across our four markets. Guilhem’s proactive approach helps Qonto’s teams identify and mitigate non-compliance risks while fostering a culture of continuous learning. He is dedicated to helping you grow in your role by providing insightful guidance and support, ensuring you perform your job skillfully and effectively.
🏅 About You:
Experience: You have at least 5 years of experience and strong technical skills in regulatory compliance within the banking or payment industry (AMLD5, PSD2,...), preferably with direct exposure to competent authorities.
Language: You are fluent in both English and German. Any other European language is a plus.
Teamwork: You thrive in cross-functional teams and are skilled at working collaboratively.
Communication: You can distill complex regulations into understandable terms and to a variety of audiences.
Analytical Thinking: You are proactive in identifying compliance risks and enjoy solving complex problems.
Structured: You are highly organized and can manage multiple priorities effectively.
"At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been looking for all along."
🎁 Perks
A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.
💪 Our hiring process:
- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞
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