Compliance & Risk Officer (FinTech)

Compliance & Risk Officer (FinTech)

POSITION: We are looking for a hands-on compliance and risk manager with a thorough understanding of a Luxembourg ‘Support PFS’ company’s challenges that provides FinTech/RegTech products and platforms to more than a hundred regulated and/or institutional clients, who will handle the company’s compliance tasks and matters such as client onboarding and monitoring, contribution to compliance and risk policies and procedure definitions and monitoring their use, deal with auditors and implement their recommendations, advise our management and staff, and contribute to product definitions and validations for our KYC, bank compliance and other RegTech products. You will report directly to the company’s co-founders.


YOU: You should have a valid (min. 3 years) experience working in or with players in the financial industry and an in-depth knowledge of compliance and risk challenges and practices in the Luxembourg market, ideally from a Support PFS/FinTech/tech provider angle. A good understanding of processes, business models and setups for digital products and services in the financial industry would be quite helpful. A product/business-driven mindset seeking, understanding and promoting (digital) process improvements would be an excellent asset for this position, as we expect you to contribute to our RegTech products.


The COMPANY | About US: Finologee ( is one of Luxembourg’s prime financial Platform-as-a-Service operators, facilitating the financial industry’s quest for optimisation and innovation with its compliant platforms and digital products for KYC, bank compliance, bank & mobile payments, telecom message routing and remote authorisation/e-signature. The company is serving more than 100 banks and institutions, handles hundreds of millions of transactions on their behalf and its founders have been continuously paving the way for FinTech ‘made in Luxembourg’ for more than 20 years. Finologee is based in Leudelange with a staff of 30 and holds a double ‘Support PFS’ licence, under the supervision of the financial services regulator CSSF.

More about what it means to work at Finologee:

With us you will…

  • Handle compliance matters of the company: you will be the go-to person for compliance and risk topics and issues, reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer. This means that you’ll have to manage, improve and maintain the company’s compliance and risk framework, policies and procedures, with the help of the company’s legal, information security, operations and other relevant functions and departments. You’ll also handle client due diligence, requesting KYC information, documentation, review and verification of received documentation, you’ll run analytical risk assessments on new clients and you’ll also carry out KYC/AML reviews. You’ll monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of the company’s compliance and risk measures, policies and procedures as well and follow-up up on remedy actions. You’ll implement recommendations of internal auditors, you’ll take part in the drafting of the Risk Assessment Report and other reporting documents, as well as policies and procedures and you’ll advise and assist company management on compliance matters. You’ll be in charge of the company’s regulatory watch on relevant topics and you’ll advise and train staff members on AML matters. You’ll also take part in partner and supplier monitoring as well as in the implementation of outsourcing frameworks and agreements.
  • Contribute to RegTech product definition and architecture : you’ll contribute to and advise on Finologee’s RegTech products (mainly AML/KYC, but also PSD2, CEDRS and others), on their specifications, assessments, monitoring and evolution, focusing on the client’s perspective. You’ll also help with analyses on products implementations and adaptations to clients’ needs as well as the adequacy to relevant regulation and policies.

What we expect from you…

  • At least 3 years relevant experience, typically with an audit firm, a consultancy, a FinTech company or with a (technical) service provider to the financial industry
  • An in-depth knowledge of compliance and risk matters, procedures, best practices, regulation, challenges and evolutions in the Luxembourg financial industry regulatory context
  • A fair knowledge of the Support PFS particularities with regards to compliance and risk-related challenges (such as IT security and outsourcing setups) and their management would be a bonus
  • A business school, IT, engineering or law degree (Bachelor or Master) or an equivalent experience
  • A good understanding and a genuine curiosity for FinTech/RegTech products and topics as well as digitisation challenges in the financial industry and its impact on business models and ecosystems
  • To be at ease in English and to have (at least) a good command of French

In return you will get…

  • A challenging position in Luxembourg’s prime entrepreneur-led FinTech/RegTech company where you will play an active role in a variety of steps and contexts, helping with digital product building for the financial industry, from the concept to delivery and operations, where you can truly make a difference
  • The opportunity to become a part of one of the prime FinTech teams in Luxembourg, with highly-skilled industry experts, led by entrepreneurs that have been shaping successful digital finance products and building ecosystems for more than 20 years
  • The opportunity to be part of a multicultural and startup-minded team
  • A nice place to work: spacious and modern offices located in the Leudelange business district, close to Luxembourg-City with easy access by bus or car.

About us:

We are a Luxembourg homegrown FinTech and RegTech specialist and we run a trusted and versatile digital platform that simplifies connectivity between financial institutions and a variety of FinTech solution providers, essentially enabling an “App” repository for our institutional clients. Founded in 2017, we are a team of about thirty different personalities sharing one common passion: Digitisation. To further boost our value proposition, we operate in alliance with market experts such as EBRC for hosting and managed services, KPMG for PSD2 regulatory reporting and advisory and Société Générale for FinTech start-up support in the context of its #LePlateauLux initiative, and with many other players.


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