This is a unique chance to shape the future of the brokerage business. We are looking for an AML Manager to help us build an effective and robust digital investment bank offering the first European investment API. You will work closely with our General Counsel, Dang, on organizing the company’s AML monitoring and reporting obligations and processes.
We believe that this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to build your own expertise in this highly regulated environment and become a true FinTech rising star. The Upvest investment API offers access to brokerage services to many partner banks and fintechs throughout Europe. Not only will you work with the most motivated and driven team within Upvest, you will connect with the brightest minds of Berlin’s fintech scene.
We will encourage and support your participation in the ongoing discussion of the AMLD and AMLR proposals of the European Commission. We want to enable you to become an expert in your field and advise us to get ahead of the curve in all matters relating to AML. We want to grow with you and back you up to become a well-balanced AML manager of highest demand. And along this journey, we make sure that you are going to have great fun as a member of Upvest.
This role will give you the opportunity to:
Work in close cooperation with the Legal, Compliance, Product management and Ops department to ensure AML with internal standards and legal provisions,
Create and maintain written policies and procedures to meet changing regulatory and business requirements, particularly by keeping abreast of legal and regulatory developments in the German & European fintech space,
Oversee Upvest KYC processes for new customer accounts, evaluate high-risk accounts and analyse new customer processes and policies,
Organizing AML trainings of local employees.
3+ years of experience in financial services firms regulated by BaFin, covering functions related to Compliance or Money Laundering / Fraud prevention,
Extensive understanding of customer due diligence and KYC data processes,
Knowledge of banking and Capital market law (especially KWG, WpHG, MAR, MaRisk and MaComp) as well as money laundering law,
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced remote environment,
Passion about the future of fintech and desire to drive it from a front-row seat,
Able to work from Germany (being based in Berlin is not required, though a plus),
English and German fluency (both written and spoken).
What we offer
We’re looking for fintech enthusiasts to join us in creating the financial infrastructure of tomorrow. We’re building the first European Investment API to enable any financial institution to offer a broad range of investment products in their apps. Our view is backed by Europe's largest tech VCs (Earlybird, Notion Capital, Partech, HV Capital, ABN AMRO Ventures) and by renowned fintech entrepreneurs (including Maximilian Tayenthal, founder of N26, and Felix Haas, founder of IDnow).
We’re based in Berlin but would consider hiring remotely for this role. If you do want to move to Berlin though, we’re happy to support your relocation.
At Upvest, our vision is to make investing as easy as spending money. By enabling any business to offer investment opportunities, we empower anyone to invest. Today, we count 50+ talented people from 20 different countries.