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Anti-Financial Crime Intern



Accounting & Finance
Vienna, Austria
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

Join Bitpanda as an Anti-Financial Crime Compliance Intern and be part of our innovative team breaking down barriers to personal finance ensuring a secure and trustworthy financial ecosystem. Your role will be pivotal in supporting the development of trustworthy business relationships with other financial institutions, fintechs, and crypto asset providers, while making a meaningful impact in preventing financial crime.

What you'll do

  • Due Diligence Support: Assist in conducting due diligence on business partners to ensure compliance with Bitpanda’s commitment to prevent money laundering, sanctions circumvention, terrorism financing, bribery and corruption, tax evasion, and fraud.
  • Monitoring Relationships: Support and monitor, under guidance, existing business relationships from an AFC perspective, ensuring ongoing compliance and risk mitigation.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other Bitpanda teams to refine operational processes and foster collaboration.
  • Reporting: Assist in preparing reports and documentation related to AFC compliance activities.
  • Research: Stay updated on the latest regulatory developments and industry best practices related to financial crime prevention and crypto assets.

Who you are

  • Strong interest in the financial services industry and currently enrolled in a university program in Law, Finance, Economics, or a related field, with a strong preference for those with a legal background.
  • Good command of written and oral English and German, with strong communication and presentation skills. Native German speakers are particularly advantageous.
  • High degree of intrinsic motivation, curiosity, and a commitment to learning.
  • Strong analytical and research skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL for running queries to extract relevant data from internal databases, or a willingness to learn, is an advantage.

Please note this is a full time, 40 hour per week internship for a 6 month period. Preferred starting date is 1st September.

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.