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AFC AIS Senior Associate

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About the opportunity

We are currently looking for an AFC Senior Associate to join the AFC Advisory & Standards Team. 

You have a strong regulatory, internal controls 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 risk assessments of vendors and third parties, and support the Group MLRO Function in fulfilling its regulatory obligations. 

In this role, you will:

  • Work with a high performance team that is the central point of contact for all AFC Advisory and Standards tasks.
  • Be responsible for conducting risk assessments on third parties and vendors and assess the services rendered to N26 from a Financial Crime perspective.
  • Define and help observe the compliance of service levels with the bank’s outsourcing partners for Financial Crime relevant services.
  • Support the Advisory & Standards function on tasks involving audit reviews, regulatory projects and remediation exercises, as well as establishing and maintaining adequate governance

What you need to be successful:

  • A university degree in economics, law, business, or other relevant areas.
  • 3+ years of professional experience gained in anti-financial crime, compliance, audit or wider risk management roles.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of outsourcing requirements and third party / vendor risk management.
  • A professional financial crime qualification from an internationally recognised body (e.g. ICA, ACAMS) would be a plus.


  • Fluent in English and German is a a plus.
  • Hardworking, team player and good attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical mindset and communication and presentation skills.


  • Actively help yourself (and others) be successful.
  • Continuously learn and challenge the status quo.
  • Think globally, act locally.
  • Strong bias for action.
  • Give and receive open, direct and timely feedback. 

What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining one of Europe’s most talked about disruptors 🚀.
  • Employee benefits that range from a competitive personal development budget, work from home budget, discounts to fitness & wellness memberships, language apps and public transportation. 
  • As an N26 employee you will have access to a Premium subscription on your personal N26 bank account. As well as subscriptions for friends and family members.    
  • Vacation days vary depending on your location of work. Additional day of annual leave for each year of service.  
  • A high degree of autonomy and access to cutting edge technologies - all while working with a friendly team of peers of diverse nationalities, life experiences and family statuses. 
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it.

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower 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, now has 7 million customers in 24 markets. We employ more than 1,500 employees across 3 office locations in Berlin, Vienna and Barcelona. Besides the main offices, N26 also has local offices in Paris, Madrid, Milan, and São Paulo.

Sound good? Apply now for this position.

N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.