One of the world’s leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 2 billion in Assets under Advisory/Management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in 30 countries across Southeast and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Latin America, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection.  

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:

Risk Management


Frankfurt am Main

Working hours:

Full-time/ Part-time

Anti- Money Laundering/KYC Associate (m/f/d)

The Risk Management Department is primarily responsible for credit risk management of Fund´s investments, portfolio risk measurement and reporting as well as integrity risk assessment and monitoring. In order to strengthen our international Risk Management team in the Frankfurt head office, we are looking for a new member to support operational compliance excellence
Key responsibilities:
  • Review the ML/TF risk profile of existing counterparties (banks, non-bank financial institutions, companies and institutional investors) and their business activity, familiarize with existing AML/CFT policies, procedures and systems
  • Conduct CDD/EDD on assigned portfolio of counterparties
  • Articulate specific (enhanced) due diligence requirements for High risk clients, where necessary
  • Liase with responsible portfolio analysts to coordinate and monitor the periodic reviews of existing counterparties at different levels of due diligence depending on the counterparty risk profile in line with existing policies and procedure
  • Act as AML/CFT subject matter expert where queries from business teams of portfolio analysts are escalated; provide support and advice in conducting intelligence reviews and adverse media checks, assessment of any red flags and mitigants, define requirements for further detailed investigations
  • Escalate and present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner
  • Support in development and update of respective AML/CFT procedures and systems

What we expect:

  • Sufficient relevant working experience in KYC/AML areas in a financial institution
  • Understanding of high-risk jurisdictions, sanctions regimes and the associated risks as well as sound understanding of corporate structures and complex entity structures including SPVs, Trusts, Funds including identification of Ultimate Beneficial Owners
  • Experience with Emerging Markets (EMEA, MENA, Latin America) would be an advantage
  • Strong written and spoken English skills; fluency in Spanish, Arabic, French and/or Russian would be an advantage
  • High team orientation, hands-on mentality coupled with a diligent working attitude and an open communication style
  • 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 strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our more than 205 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through marked-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would definitely like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit a CV and cover letter.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483