AML Compliance Officer (m/f)

Job Summary
Do you see business ethics, regulatory questions and interesting projects as the center of your career? As an AML Officer you will support the Head of Compliance/AML with overseeing the AML program, respond and provide guidance to daily compliance inquiries from the business side and other relevant stakeholders. You will assist with the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) and Sanctions Programs, approve new clients as well as conduct AML compliance trainings and investigations.
This position is offered on a part-time basis for 20-30 working hours weekly.

Your Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contact person (internal and external) for AML / KYC & Sanctions issues, including requests from the Russian headquarter, providing support, training and advice to subsidiaries and business functions

  • Deliver required reports internally and externally e.g. annual AML reports to the Managing Board (regular and ad hoc), risk thread analysis etc.

  • Maintain and develop policies, procedures and risk assessments as well as carry out controls to ensure effectiveness of the compliance program

  • Conduct AML risk assessments on products, clients and business partners including background checks, monitor transactions (stops, releases or reports them in case of suspiciousness to Financial Intelligence Unit BKA)

  • Handle conspicuities that arise during the continuous monitoring of business relationships, maintain relevant AML / KYC systems and info sources as well as develop the standards, processes and methodology for AML / KYC risk classification models

  • Support and monitor business functions in the on-boarding process and decide (in cooperation with the head of department) on high-risk customers; trigger client review process, monitor the overall client portfolio from AML risk perspective

  • Support on sanctions compliance

  • Monitor relevant changes in the legal or regulatory environment

  • Ensure FATCA / CRS Compliance during the KYC process (e.g. collection of FATCA-relevant documents)

  • Provide back ground checks on an ad-hoc basis e.g. for staffing or sourcing

Your Profile

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Legal or Business Administration

  • Proficiency in MS Office and expert systems

  • 3 years of substantial experience working with AML/KYC issues, Group steering experience

  • English and German required, Eastern European language skills are a plus

  • Capable of simultaneously handling multiple tasks and meeting stringent deadlines

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills in order to provide a high level of service

  • Ability to recognize and handle sensitive and confidential information

  • Self-motivated, confident and capable of working both independently and in a team

  • Reliable, consistent, accurate and disciplined with a high level of integrity

Your Chance
  • Annual Gross salary €40.000,- based on our collective bargaining agreement (for 38,5 hours/week) - additional payment according to skills and experience. This position is offered on a part time basis for 20-30 working hours weekly and can be filled as soon as possible.

  • We acknowledge and reward good Performance

  • We offer personal and professional development through your career

  • Be part of the committed and successful Sberbank Europe team

  • Gather international experience in a dynamic and forward-moving environment