Senior Investment Officer - AML/KYC Compliance Specialist (m/f/d)

    Frankfurt, DE
Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a

Working area:

Investment Management/ AML


Frankfurt, Germany 

Working hours:

Full-time/ Part-time

Senior Investment Officer - AML/KYC Compliance Specialist (m/f/d)

 Key responsibilities:
  • Lead the implementation of compliance relevant aspects within the Investment Management (IM) operations
  • Serve as IM team internal subject matter expert for ML/FT/KYC risk assessment, provide ongoing advisory to the team in relation to AML/CFT/KYC questions pertaining to investment activities
  • Provide active input to individual investment transactions
  • Accompany Enhanced Due Diligences (EDDs)
  • Continuously strengthen IM first line of defense function, ensure knowledge transfer and ongoing capacity building within the IM team
  • Proactively identify capacity building measures, define, and deliver relevant trainings
  • Proactively contribute to enhancement of procedures and tools for ML/FT risk-assessment and actively contribute to strengthening of the overall ML/FT risk management system in the company
  • Closely cooperate with the Compliance function

What we expect:

  • Degree in economics, business administration, finance, law, or related fields
  • Relevant professional experience in the field of AML/CTF advisory services
  • Solid understanding of AML/CFT regulations, especially in Luxembourg and in Germany (such as the German AML Act - GwG, Luxembourg Law of 12/11/2004), good understanding of the EU and global standards
  • Understanding of financial sector regulations and professional certificates considered an asset
  • Relevant professional experience in emerging markets, with dedicated experience in our current target regions, considered an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with additional language skills (especially those of our countries of operations), considered an asset
  • Strong analytical, writing and presentation skills enhanced by intercultural skills and sensitivities
  • Readiness to travel to our countries of operations (in regular business circumstances quarterly travels envisaged)
  • Goal-oriented, fully committed to delivering high-quality results under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who are keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our more than 230 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and are seeking an adaptable and motivating work environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your application.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483
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