AML/CFT Officer – French Market


  • Full Time
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that’s combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we’re committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
Join the French team of 30+ AML /CFT officers, to perform operational controls and ensure our client base is not exposed to Money-laundering or Terrorist Financing risks.
As an AML/CFT Officer, you will work closely with Mónica and Amilcar, our Team Leads, to ensure a healthy customer base and combat financial crime in an innovative, fast-paced fintech environment.
‍ ‍ As an AML/CFT Officer at Qonto, you will
Identify and investigate suspicious activity/flows through automated and manual alerts.
Analyze financial documents and statements to identify any suspicious patterns.
Communicate with the customers and counterparts in order to obtain key information.
Support other teams such as Onboarding, Customer Service, and Banking Operations when there are suspicions regarding a customer.
Work in alignment with the Financial Security team, who is in charge of declaring the cases handled by AML.
What you can expect
• A great team of 60+ AML Officers from , , , ;
• Responsibilities and decision-making;
• Hyper-growth & international environment;
• Continuous improvement of alert processing systems and fraud detection methods.
Your Future Manager
Mónica:  Before joining Qonto, she worked in Madrid as an International Account executive for an Insurance Broker. Afterward, she joined Qonto and helped in the international expansion of the company and worked in two different departments. She is currently leading the AML Spanish team and part of the AML French team. She will listen to your proposals and leave you with complete autonomy, always being available to help you and achieve the objectives together.
Amilcar: Prior to Qonto, Amilcar worked as a commercial lawyer in his native Panama and headed the Legal and Compliance department for insurance companies in Latin-America. After earning a Master’s in Financial Regulation and Risk Management from SciencesPo – Paris, he transitioned to the neo-banking industry. He has been working at Qonto for 3 years and currently leads the AML team in France, specializing in transaction monitoring, enhanced investigations, phishing, internal control and fraud detection in general.
About You
Experience: You have up to 1 year experience in the field (internships/apprenticeships accepted);
Problem-solving: You have been trained in problem-structuring and analysis in a consulting firm or bank for at least 6 months;
Analytical mindset: You are comfortable with numbers and have a good command of Excel for day-to-day use;
Organizational skills: You are extremely rigorous and curious with investigative abilities;
Synthesis: You have a capacity for synthesis and know how to look at the big picture of your subjects;
Languages: You are fluent both in French and English.
Qonto is an open-minded company. Don’t tick all the boxes? Apply and we’ll let you know if we think you could fit the role. You never know ☺️
A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
– Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
– Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
– Competitive salary package;
– A meal voucher;
– Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
– A great health insurance (depending on the country);
– Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
– A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
– Monthly team events.
Our hiring process:
Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 
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