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 5.4 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 an

Working area:

Investment Management / AML

Location:

Cairo, Egypt

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Anti-Money Laundering Specialist - Investment Management (m/f/d) - Cairo

The Investment Management team (IM) deals with asset generation for the FiM-advised funds – EFSE, GGF, SANAD, eco.business and LAGREEN – and the implementation of technical assistance (TA) projects in the corresponding target markets. The IM team is responsible for market coverage, origination of investments and TA support, transaction structuring and execution, and ongoing financial and impact monitoring.

Key responsibilities:
  • Implementing and coordinating AML/KYC relevant tasks within the Investment Management operations, as part of the first line of defence
  • Carrying out KYC research activities and developing an AML risk profile of prospective Investees
  • Assisting and complementing KYC data collection by the Investment Management team and advisory concerning AML/CFT questions pertaining to investment activities
  • Accompanying Enhanced Due Diligence in close collaboration with Compliance Department
  • Regular reporting and escalation of high-risk cases to internal and external counterparties
  • Contributing to the process of investment proposal preparation
  • Taking part in the regular periodic and ad-hoc review of Investees and other activities related to Investee’s ongoing monitoring
  • Proactively contributing to the enhancement of processes and tools for ML/TF risk assessment and actively contribute to the strengthening of the overall FiM’s AML framework
  • Transferring AML knowledge and ongoing capacity building within the Investment Management team
  • Close collaboration with the Compliance Department and KYC Unit

What we expect:

  • Relevant professional experience in the Financial Crime Prevention industry, in particular in the area of Know Your Customer, AML customer risk assessment, and ongoing monitoring
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic
  • Degree in economics, business administration, finance, law, or related fields
  • Solid understanding of financial sector regulations, particularly in the field of AML/CFT (Global and EU regulation)
  • Experience in conducting integrity investigation, corporate data sourcing, and Enhanced Due Diligence is a strong advantage
  • Experience in emerging markets, including our target regions, is considered a strong advantage
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ICA, CAMS, CCEP, etc.) would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills enhanced by intercultural skills and sensitivities
  • Goal-oriented, fully committed to delivering high-quality results under tight deadlines
  • Creative, self-motivating attitude, a team player with good interpersonal skills
  • 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 250 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
Mieszko Domanski
Tel.: +49 (0)69 271 035 711