Help create the finance solution that energizes SMEs and freelancers.
The Corporate & Middle Office team fosters the best conditions for Qonto's growth by establishing internal process and defining the way in which the company functions.
In the Corporate team, you'll work with highly committed and service-oriented people who make staff satisfaction their top priority.
Our team of 100+ talents includes HR, Compliance, Risk Management, Legal and Finance experts.
Our fantastic team brings together a wealth of diverse profiles and backgrounds, from over 50 countries and counting. Our people are passionate about FinTech and so much more besides. Deep dive into this amazing community and learn more about your future workmates.
If that's you, then take a look at what we do...
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What is the role of a Compliance Officer ?
Compliance Officers working in the banking sector need to make sure the company procedures are following the relevant rules and regulations.
To be effective, they need to work very closely with upper management and are, as a result, strategically positioned at the heart of the Corporate & Middle Office.
On a day-to-day basis, Compliance Officers:
✓ Track down fraudulent activity and suspicious transactions by examining the source of certain funds, investigating the reason for a transaction or the I.D. of the parties involved in a transfer;
✓ Draft up ethical bylaws to be followed by the company;
✓ Communicate with and train other Corporate & Middle Office team members on the applicable legislation that concerns the company;
✓ Perform an audit (legal, financial, organizational etc.) to make sure everything is within bounds;
✓ Stay on top of any new laws and take action if it concerns the company.
If you know the ins and outs of internal oversight, and have a deep understanding of banking laws on a national and international level, then this job is perfect for you.
What is the role of a Talent Acquisition Manager ?
The Talent Acquisition Manager is also very important to Corporate and Middle Office. Though they do often handle recruitment, their role also has a strategic element to it.
Yes, they do recruit new talent to the company by building out a recruitment process that corresponds to the needs of the company. They also accompany applicants from the first interview to onboarding.
But in addition to hiring, Talent Acquisition Managers also leverage the employer brand alongside the Employer Branding Manager to boost their appeal among prospective hires. After all, the company is looking for the best profiles for new employees.
The Talent Acquisition Manager is constantly working on improving the recruitment process by reviewing KPIs like the quantity of CVs received vs. hires or the lead time from pre-selection to onboarding.
What does an Employer Branding Manager do?
A company’s employer brand plays an essential role in drumming up support with partners and attracting prospective hires, limiting the risk of turnover and setting the company apart from its competitors.
In the Corporate & Middle Office department, it’s the Employer Branding Manager’s job to define this employer brand identity and set it into motion, by:
✓ Coming up with an employer slogan that best represents the spirit of the company;
✓ Defining the company culture via its identity, its spirit, its values and how it works;
✓ Putting job listings in a dedicated space on the company website so candidates can apply online;
✓ Utilizing digital resources to make the hiring process run smoothly;
✓ Leveraging social media to remain visible for capturing future talent;
✓ Creating a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign to show that Management is invested in the wellbeing of its employees.
What is a Money Laundering Reporting Officer ?
The financial sector is especially prone to instances of money laundering and terrorist financing (LCB-FT). An MLRO, or Money Laundering Reporting Officer is critical to any company operating in the banking world.
The MLRO is responsible for applying finance laws within a company, and serves as the point of contact for the ACPR (Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority). In order to be able to do their job, they need unfettered access to the company’s financials.
Most of their work revolves around checking the identity of customers to ensure that they aren’t on a government blacklist, and to make sure their banking activity follows local (and international) laws.
In addition to making sure the company is committed to its legal obligations towards combatting money laundering, the LMRO also:
✓ Sets up internal AML(Anti Money Laundering) procedures;
✓ Assesses the company’s exposure to risk and advises Management;
✓ Trains colleagues, but most importantly the Compliance Officer.
What is the role of the Payroll Expert ?
The Payroll Expert may work for the Corporate & Middle Office team, but they are essential to HR. They are responsible for managing payroll at the company.
The Payroll Expert liaises with the Financial team to make sure that every employee is getting paid correctly and on-time, as well as declaring and setting aside withholdings for taxes and social charges and preparing the paperwork for your complementary private health insurance or “mutuelle”. Needless to say, they need to know their way around payroll software.
On top of that, the Payroll Expert is in charge of handling terminations or time off. They need to stay up to date on the latest legal and social guidelines to do their job well. It’s a role that demands curiosity and thoroughness.
What is the role of a Talent Sourcer ?
The Talent Sourcer works alongside the Talent Acquisition Manager in actively searching for new talent to integrate into the company.
They do this by carefully outlining the needs of the company in collaboration with the head of the department who’s looking for (a) team member(s).
Next, they post the job listings across various job boards as well as on the company site to attract potential candidates and gather their CVs.
Then the Talent Sourcer examines the submissions and makes a pre-selection, paying close attention to not only the candidate’s skillset, but how their personality matches with the overall values of the company.
To add to the influx of spontaneous applications, the Talent Sourcer takes time to diversify the candidate pool by directly approaching attractive candidates from their database or resume catalog.