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 a

Working area:

Compliance

Location:

Frankfurt, Germany

Working hours:

Full-time/ Part-time

Compliance Specialist - Anti Money Laundering (m/f/d)

The Compliance department at Finance in Motion enables FiM to cope with non-financial risks by continuously enhancing FiM's Internal Control System ranging from Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing controls, prevention of Sanctions breaches, Anti-Bribery and Corruption measures, Anti-Fraud provisions, take precautions concerning Insider Trading, Cybercrime attacks and ensure the protection of company and personal data.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of Finance in Motion’s AML framework through identification of business needs, analyzing and implementing regulatory updates, reviewing the effectiveness of AML tools
  • Management of first-line relationships through a daily advisory in relation to AML/CFT and sanctions questions pertaining to investment activities of the funds in the course of ongoing due diligence
  • Analysis of high-risk investments and investment proposals for further handling and escalation
  • Maintenance and interpretation of internal procedures with regards to AML/CFT and sanctions
  • Review and update of country risk rating in line with FATF principles and other best practices
  • Monitoring of applicable regulatory landscape for Luxembourg-based alternative investment funds
  • Responding to regulatory and audit requests related to AML/CFT matters
  • Preparation and conduction of specialized compliance training to business units
  • Preparation of periodic reports for the funds’ governing bodies based on the evolving ML/TF risks in the funds’ portfolio
  • Regular reporting to the head of compliance

What we expect:

  • Relevant professional experience in the field of AML/CFT, compliance, or risk advisory services
  • Solid understanding of financial sector regulations, particularly in the field of AML/CFT (German AML Act - GwG, Luxembourg Law of 12/11/2004)
  • Previous exposure to the financial sector regulator in Luxembourg (CSSF) or investment fund industry, in general, would be a plus
  • Experience in emerging markets, including our target regions, is considered a strong advantage
  • Degree in economics, business administration, finance, law, or related fields
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ICA, CAMS, CCEP, etc.) would be considered an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills enhanced by intercultural skills and sensitivities
  • 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 240 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