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Financial Crime Prevention Manager

Berlin, Germany · Legal & Compliance

Financial Crime Manager - SumUp Banking Tribe

At SumUp our vision is to be a global leader in the FinTech industry and build a world where small businesses can be successful doing what they love. To get there, we are putting together a team that is passionate about what they do, committed to one another and to our merchants.

Our SumUp office in Berlin is currently hiring for the position of Financial Crime Manager to join our Global Banking Tribe.

This role sits within the Merchant Bank Tribe, who are responsible for building, growing & supporting SumUp’s new banking products.

Accountabilities for the role - what are you expected to do?

  • Own the FinCrime controls, machine learning intelligence and operational excellence as focus areas for the bank’s fincrime risk team.

  • Be responsible for building the vision and goals of the team, defining how to measure them and how to set the right KPIs to measure success – you'll make the decisions and define the strategy alongside the product engineering teams building the bank’s platform and products. 

  • Help us build AI technology to improve our detection and prevention of risky activity using your industry and product knowledge

  • Build a unified risk vision across the bank’s product teams, while guaranteeing a great experience for good customers and compliance with regulations in each of our markets.

  • Identify missing or weak controls and build more resilient ones to ensure we meet our regulators and banking partners expectations.

  • Design solutions with support from our product and engineering teams using customer insights and data. 

  • Work with operations teams and product managers to help them understand and measure risks and provide insights and data where necessary to improve the development of our products and platform.

  • Willing to travel as required.

Experience/Competences for the Role - what are you expected to know?

  • You have experience in anti-money laundering, know your customer and fraud domains.

  • You have worked with distributed product & engineering teams.

  • You have worked with an operations team and built product capabilities that help operations grow sustainably, improve efficiency and reach operational excellence.

  • You have some experience in risk, security, trust & safety or compliance and evaluate product decisions with a risk impact mindset.

  • You have an understanding of how systems are built, and you’re able to write your own SQL to help your team prioritise and ship new features.

  • This role requires fluent English.

Why SumUp?

  • A truly empowering Agile environment where you will make a difference and learn a lot.

  • An amazing team and work environment that works with passion and purpose to achieve incredible results.

  • Be a part of a truly global team: SumUppers come from over 60 different countries on 3 continents (The GRC Team has nearly 80 members over 3 continents).

  • You’ll be based in the heart of vibrant Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs.

  • We foster the community; we get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, sports, and yoga.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training.

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes subsidised Urban Sports Club membership, and other great benefits

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by Company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.