Compliance Officer

  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Compliance Organisation

Our client, AML Compliance organisation, is currently looking for Compliance Officer.

Professional contribution to Anti Money Laundering (AML)/KYC  Risk Management for German legal vehicles. Supporting the AMLCO to maintain an efficient and effective AML Compliance organisation as required by local regulatory laws and internal policies. 


  • Contribute to the team effort in maintaining a proper AML framework for German legal vehicles, including systems, guidelines, processes, procedures and employee training.
  • Assist in the approval process of KYC records
  • Advise on recurring inquiries regarding AML and Sanctions on local legal and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in reviewing the AML transaction screening and monitoring process and provide guidance on clarification of alerts.
  • Assist in the review of unusual transactions within specified timeframes and prepare Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
  • Conduct all testing and controls, incl. outsourcing
  • Interaction with the Account Documentation unit (ADU) assist in advising on AML related documentation and KYC issues
  • Assist in responding to inquiries of local enforcement authorities
  • Advise the business on regular questions regarding Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Gifts and Entertainment, Charitable Contribution
  • Assist in the oversight on the sanctions screening processes and advise on possible matches
  • Support of global and regional initiatives
  • Timely escalation of AML, Sanctions and ABandC matters to the Country Anti-Money Laundering Officer and proper documentation of issues.


  •  At minimum 3 years banking and/or AML experience and good knowledge of local laws and regulations
  • Good knowledge of products offered to institutional clients, with special emphasis on Markets Business, is considered as a major advantage.
  • Preferably ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Fluent English (written and spoken) is essential
  • Fluent German (written and spoken) is essential
  • Experience with MS Office tools: PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint
  • Ability to show strong organizational skills is required
  • Prioritization of tasks
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to advice the business
  • Be interactive and team oriented
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