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AIS Manager (AFC Policies & Standards) – N26

We are currently looking for an Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) Manager Advisory, Intelligence & Standards (AIS) to join our international AFC Management Team.

You have a strong regulatory and AFC risk management background in an international setting and an addiction to a high pace and tech driven environment. You will work with a team of highly motivated and diverse staff. You will deal with a well-integrated broad array of governance, AFC risk management and compliance-related topics covering Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Fraud Prevention and Sanctions and support the AFC Department in building and maintaining a cutting-edge governance and policy framework.

In addition, you have strong legal background and experience in drafting and updating AFC policies, processes and procedures.

In This Role, You Will

  • Work with a high performance team that is the central point of contact for all AFC Advisory, Intelligence and Standards tasks, reporting into the Advisory, Intelligence and Standards Lead.
  • Be responsible for advising the business areas and functions of N26 on the anti-money laundering obligations derived from the Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz – GwG), the Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz – KWG),the Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz – ZAG) and other applicable regulation.
  • Provide guidance and direction to business on issues related to AML, sanctions and anti-terrorist financing laws and regulations.
  • Serve as a point of escalation and provide support in connection with regulatory interpretation and application of facts in connection with policies, process and procedures.
  • Supervise business responses to regulatory exams and other inquiries, external and internal audits, including overseeing document productions.
  • Lead special projects in relation to remediation exercises arising from audits, risk assessments, quality control and assurance and effectiveness tests.
  • Draft and implement AFC Group policy standards according to the business, the inherent AFC risk and the regulatory framework
  • Assist in translating the policy standards into Business Area-specific processes and procedures, ensuring adequate distribution and socialisation of the policies within the Group.
  • Screen and assess regulatory trends and best practices both locally and internationally and ensure compliance by working towards the implementation of required measures
  • Help create and design impactful AFC training and educational materials


What you need to be successful:

  • A university degree in economics, law, business, or other relevant areas,
  • Professional experience gained in an anti-financial crime or compliance or risk management role, ideally with at least 5+ years
  • A professional Financial Crime qualification from an internationally recognised body (e.g. ICA, ACAMS) would be beneficial
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Hardworking, team player and good attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, advisory, communication and presentation skills, and initiative are among your strengths
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment and relevant processes with regard to topics such as KYC, financial crime risk assessment, transaction monitoring, fraud / terrorist financing, sanctions / embargoes, and screening


  • Actively help yourself (and others) be successful
  • Continuously learn and challenge the status quo
  • Think globally, act locally

Who We Are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

We’ve eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do.

Founded in 2013, N26 now has 7 million customers in 25 markets. Our talented team works across 8 global offices in Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Vienna, New York and São Paulo.

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