Regulatory & Financial Security Officer - German Speaker (M/F) / Remote position - Based anywhere in Germany

  • Compliance & Risks
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Regulatory & Financial Security Officer - German Speaker (M/F) / Remote position - Based anywhere in Germany

Job description

Lemonway simplifies complex and regulated payment for marketplaces.🍋

Lemonway provides a dedicated payment solution for investment platforms and B2C/B2B marketplaces in Europe. The SaaS solution accessible via API allows 400 platforms to collect funds in a secure and regulated framework (PSD2, Payment Agent, KYC, AML/CTF).🚀

Lemonway has raised €35 million in Series B to finance its continuous growth.

Join a fast-growing scale-up that offers one of the most innovative solutions in a fast-growing market !

  • Join over 140 motivated and talented employees
  • Shape the future of payments in the new digital economy
  • Be part of an expert team, open to sharing knowledge to enable every talent to reach their full potential
  • Work in a hyper-growth tech environment 


This is a real opportunity to take on new challenges within a human-sized FinTech, subject to a constantly changing regulatory framework.


Subject matter expert on Lemonway compliance, you are contributing with your team to:

  • Build a strong Compliance framework to detect and report identified AML & non-compliance risks related to our German business
  • Build effective relationships and be the main contact person with the BAFIN & other German regulators
  • Support all Lemon heroes with regards to their German regulatory questions
  • Create and review policies/procedure/forms/training materials as necessary
  • Participate to the audit of our German payment agents
  • Communicate clear rules to the company, its German partners and suppliers
  • Train the employees on all German compliance related subjects
  • Ensure that all company processes and procedures are in line with all applicable German regulations
  • Processing of alerts relating to politically exposed persons or persons on the sanctions list
  • Processing of alerts from the transaction monitoring tool, reported by partners or by other services (KYC, Payment, etc.) 
  • Drafting of Enhanced analysis & AML-CTF suspicious transaction reports

Job requirements


Desired skills

  • Deep knowledge on German AML regulations and reporting obligations
  • Deep knowledge of BAFIN and the German FIU guidelines
  • Financial Security experience including the analysis of clients with regards to their transactions & profile
  • Knowledge on payments (PSD2, Banking and Financial regulations) is a plus
  • Proficiency in office automation tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good knowledge of the culture and topics related to Compliance risks
  • Good knowledge and appetite for the Fintech ecosystem and payment

Soft skills

  • You are curious and rigorous
  • You know how to make complicated rules understandable for all
  • You want to protect Lemonway from non-Compliant situations
  • You are resistant to pressure and know to choose long term results over short term gain
  • You are a real team player with a deep sense of collaboration but also are comfortable working autonomously
  • You are able to manage your time effectively and prioritize workload in a fast and competitive environment
  • You are known for your good organizational and project management skills
  • You are fluent in German and English. Another European language is a plus !


  • Master's degree in Finance / Economics / Business School / Law
  • At least 4/5 years of experience in the Compliance field in the German Financial Industry

Application requirements

  • A resume in English

As a German speaker, you will be the central contact point between Lemonway and local contacts. 


  • Flexible working environment and Remote Policy 🏠
  • Monthly budget allocated to our full remotes to come to the office 💳
  • 30 days holiday 🏖
  • International environment 🌍