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 a

Working area:



Frankfurt am Main

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Compliance Officer – German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz – WpHG) (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all external and internal requirements in the area of WpHG compliance in accordance with MaComp are adhered to
  • Creation and regular updating of risk analysis and the associated risk profile
  • Execution of independent, on-site inspections on the basis of an individualized inspection plan derived from risk analysis as well as on the basis of ad hoc findings
  • Ensuring compliance with the risk-based audit and control plan
  • Conducting necessary training
  • Regular reporting to senior management
  • Independent communication with supervisory authorities on breaches/violations
  • Other compliance related responsibilities (as appropriate, as the role develops)

What we expect:

  • Well rounded, relevant professional experience in this field
  • Sound understanding of the relevant financial sector regulations (e.g. from the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin)
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets and related risks with main focus on Asset Manager Institutions
  • Degree in economics, business administration, finance, law or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English
  • Strong analytical, writing and presentation skills enhanced by excellent intercultural skills and sensitivity
  • 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 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 around 205 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 prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483