Compliance Analyst (Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism) Internship – French Speaker


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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 450,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,400+ 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.
As a Compliance Analyst (Anti-money laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism) Intern, you will work closely with Juliette in the Financial Security team. You will be a key member of our AML/CFT system (Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism) and accompany the development of Qonto’s activities in France.
You will play a vital role in assisting the Financial Security team in monitoring and reporting any potential money laundering or terrorist financing risks within Qonto. Your work will contribute to maintaining a robust AML/CFT system and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
‍ ‍  As an Compliance Analyst (Anti-money laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism) Intern at Qonto, you will:
Learn about techniques to fight Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Corruption, and Fraud from a team of experts;
Investigate screening escalations from level 1 (politically exposed persons, sanction lists, high-risk customers);
Perform enhanced investigations in case of suspicious activities of clients ;
Be part of projects to enhance our capacities to detect suspicious behaviours.
What you can expect:
• Work in a fast-paced and scaling environment
• Be the second-line protection expert on all AML-CFT-related topics
• Make the bridge between Qonto and the French Regulator
• Work closely with various teams in an international environment
 About your future manager:
Her path?
After pursuing a law degree and a business school diploma, Juliette discovered her passion for Compliance and Financial Crime matters. Over the past couple of years, she has been actively involved in our Financial Security team by doing in-depth investigations, but also working on the development of tools and processes at Qonto.
Her previous experiences include roles at Coinhouse, a crypto-specialized fintech, where she served as a Compliance Officer, but also in a law firm where she was working for the white collar department.
What does she bring to the team?
Juliette values teamwork and promotes a collaborative environment. Her background in law and compliance equips her with the skills and expertise to navigate the complexities of the financial industry effectively.
With a strong focus on communication and knowledge sharing, Juliette fosters a positive work culture that encourages growth and development within her team at Qonto.
About You:
Experience: You already have at least a first internship in AML/Compliance preferably in a Fintech or in the banking industry.
Mastery: You have a knowledge of the French AML/CFT regulation and challenges, and you understand the evolution of money laundering and terrorist financing schemes to protect Qonto and its European customers efficiently.
Integrity & efficiency: You define yourself as upright and efficient!
Team player: You are able to work in a multicultural team and collaborate with other departments
Language: You are fluent in French and in English.
Education: You currently are a 2nd-year student on a Master’s degree or equivalent.
At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn’t just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we’ve been searching for all along.
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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