KYC & Screening Investigator

About Monese

At Monese, we make it easy to manage your money – wherever you are in the world. We create financial freedom for all of us that live, work, travel, study or send money abroad.

We’re the mobile app alternative to the banks, offering money accounts you can open instantly. We’re here for everyone, not just for those with perfect credit scores or the right set of utility bills.

With over 2 million sign-ups across 31 countries, we’ve been named ‘Best Challenger Bank' in Europe. We push the boundaries every day, and we’re looking to find the right people to join us on our mission.

Here are some of the tasks that you will be doing:

  • Reviewing incoming current account applications on the basis of reviewing documents and conducting video call interviews
  • Spotting inconsistencies in the information provided in order to analyse and form an opinion on the acceptability of the customer as per regulatory and internal policy requirements
  • Conducting and documenting risk assessments on all applications, determining appropriate due diligence approaches and information required to verify the suitability of the applicant
  • Present the file and KYC analysis to senior members of staff for review/approval when required or necessary, highlighting material risks or concerns as well as any exceptions or missing information based on internal policy or external regulatory requirements
  • Identifying suspicious activity in existing customers of which are linked to the applicant in question and escalating to the appropriate team for assessment
  • Carrying out video call interviews with existing customers where relevant AML monitoring teams required further information or documents

We are looking for you if you:

  • Have at least a year of experience in KYC/AML related role
  • Have fluent English skills, both written and spoken
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Are at the same time fast, efficient, patient and positive
  • Are solution-oriented and never give up in the face of a challenge
  • Are tech savvy and a quick learner
  • Enjoy communicating with people

What we consider as a plus:

  • Quick typing
  • Previous experience in the financial sector
  • Have some other European language skill
  • Having travelled the world or lived abroad


What you’ll get from us

We love what we do, and we want to make sure you do too! Here are a few of the benefits we offer:

  • An unrivalled opportunity for growth at one of Europe’s leading tech startups
  • A flat structure with open communication where everyone has a voice
  • The chance to make an impact by helping to build a product used by millions of people across the world
  • A huge amount of autonomy and trust in a motivated international team
  • A stack of modern technologies, including a Macbook as our hardware of choice
  • Generous stock options and highly competitive salaries
  • 5 Weeks of holiday every year to recharge your batteries
  • A learning and development support scheme with up to 10 days worth of paid time off per year
  • Flexible working between the office and home 
  • Fun team events, activities, and office parties to enjoy with your colleagues
  • Your own Monese VIP account for free
  • Inclusive Family Friendly policies
  • Enhanced Sick Leave policy
  • Generous referral bonuses for your equally talented friends or ex-colleagues


All candidates are subject to background check prior to employment.

We believe in equal opportunities’ statement: Monese is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!