Senior AML Officer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Belgium - Remote

What we do?

Aion Bank is a digital bank licensed by the National Bank of Belgium with branches located in Germany, Sweden, and Poland.

We offer our retail and business customers a wide variety of financial products and services.

Aion Bank also acts as a Banking-as-a-Service commercial partner with a mission to revolutionise the Financial Services industry. Combining a modern cloud-native ‘360’ platform ecosystem, a European banking license and a team of banking experts, we are uniquely positioned to offer comprehensive embedded financial services for banks, lenders and merchants across multiple sectors. 

Our biggest strengths are our people - a group of highly intelligent, creative, result-driven and ambitious individuals who always rise to the challenge. An experienced team that shares the knowledge on how to grow and build amazing things. Together we have created a positive, energetic and fast-paced work environment. We stay professional in getting things done but remember not to leave our passion and fun behind.

We are currently looking for a Senior AML Officer to strengthen our team who will report directly to our Head of Compliance - AMLCO. 
What you will be doing?
  • Working with the AMLCO in all aspects of leading, developing and operating the AML Team

  • Implementing a Risk-based approach for the prevention of ML/TF, including reviewing and updating the ML/TF Overall Risk Assessment

  • Assisting in drafting and implementing the annual AML Plan

  • Maintaining the AML training plan

  • Assisting in drafting the annual AMLCO Report

  • Reviewing the AML policies, processes, procedures, and controls (either at local or at group level assessed against requirements)

  • Maintaining a close monitoring of BaaS Partners

  • Ensuring that the Transaction Monitoring Team timely processes escalated atypical transactions and SARs 

  • Ensuring the constant review, update and improvement of typologies, scenarios, and Transaction Monitoring tools’ settings

  • Working with the AMLCO to ensure the timely preparation, validation, and submission of AML regulatory reporting to  Senior Management, Audit and Risk Committee, Auditors and Regulators

  • Working closely with the other functions of control and other departments, including our Banking Operations, IT, Financial Crime Unit (1LoD)

  • Keeping abreast of new and existing regulatory changes and assess their impact on the business

Skills you should have
  • You have previous professional experience (5 years) as an AML Officer within a bank, preferably as a manager 

  • Relevant AML certifications are considered an asset

  • You have previous experience working in an B2B2C business model

  • You are comfortable with technology and how it can be used for ML/TF/Sanctions-related crimes prevention

  • Strong oral and verbal communication

  • Positive attitude, determined, and resilient

  • You are fluent in French or Dutch and English

What we offer

You will get an opportunity to work in an innovative, digital bank applying state of the art approaches and technologies.

Unless limited by banking regulations we offer a flexible form of contract.

If your role permits, we also offer flexible work location: home/office —  according to your preference. 

You and your closest family will be covered with VIP-level private medical care which includes dental treatment and a hospitalisation package

We care for our colleagues’ well being, therefore we cover psychological consultations if you ever feel you need such support. 

We offer a free premium Aion bank account

You will work on computer equipment that delivers the best user experience — Apple MacBook

If you feel like working from the office, we have beautiful space available for you in Brussels. Each office is very nicely located with convenient commute options by public transport and by bike.
Our process
We keep our recruiting process simple. 
Step 1: Talk with one of our Recruiters about your to date experiences and ambitions
Step 2: Meet with your future Team Manager to deep dive on the role specifics and our work environment

Step 3: Take a test - a business case to get an idea of your thinking.
Equal Opportunity Statement
At Aion, we embrace diversity in all of its forms and nurture an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of opening new opportunities to businesses and people.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.
About us

Our company

Aion is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers fast and convenient ways to optimise savings and expenses in real-time as well as personalised advice through a best-in-class app. 

Our new way of banking – one that harnesses the best of traditional banks together with the ease of use provided by the latest technology – is reshaping the relationship between a bank and its customers, making services beyond banking and investment accessible at the push of a button, and without any extra costs. 

We use cutting-edge technology, including AI, and the latest market insights to help our customers with financial advice, save on their utility bills, get lower interest loans and increase the value of their savings through an automated money saving and earning platform – all to make our customers’ lives easier. 

Our customers’ safety comes first. Aion’s top security specialists ensure that, thanks to the newest technological solutions, our security procedures exceed the international standards and provide for the safety of our customers’ money. 

Banking today is largely based on incremental fees and added services costs in order to access and manage customers’ money. Aion bank is changing this model by never charging any hidden fees and by treating each customer equally.

The bank is backed by the global investment fund Warburg Pincus and is managed by seasoned international senior executives with extensive expertise in growing financial institutions.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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