Financial Crime Associate or Senior Associate

Bertrange, Luxembourg

As a member of the Palana Team, you will be part of a new, dynamic and fast growing company which focuses on delivering high quality advice and services to Asset & Wealth Managers and Asset Servicers. We cover the various asset classes across vanilla, private equity, real estate and infrastructure products.

Financial Crime and AML/CTF topics have become a tremendous challenge for all industry actors and are a hotspot for quick learning and personal development while assisting the leaders on the market within a team of very experienced professionals.  

This position is both creative and rigorous by nature as you will be involved within a start-up advisory business where everything is possible, whilst servicing the most reputed clients on technical and complex AML/CTF matters. You need to think outside the box, to be proactive and have a "get it done" spirit. To be successful, you will have solid problem solving skills and a large learning appetite.

In return, you will enjoy limitless support from your team mates, a great company where work flexibility, coaching and caring for people are demonstrated everyday and part of the foundations of the firm.

Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Administrative Work
Technical Expertise


  • Help in developing AML/CTF client solutions
  • Work on AML/CTF client projects such as policies definition, risk-based approach design, due diligence on delegates 
  • Perform OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) research
  • Help in completing client ongoing due diligence on customer files
  • Learn the industry, challenge the company's practices, enjoy being part of a great team

Must Have

  • Passion for client service
  • Bachelor or Master degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in similar role or a related field of study
  • Perfect fluency in English, good command of French or German as a strong advantage
  • Highly creative and autonomous, appetite to learn, great team player
  • Valid work permit for Luxembourg

Nice to have

  • CAMS, CFE, OSINT or any other equivalent certification
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office tools
  • Additional languages
  • Knowledge of AML/CTF concepts and legal and regulatory frameworks... but don't worry, what you don't know, we will train you on
  • Understanding of the Investment Fund or Private Banking sectors dynamics and products
  • Strong analytical skills

What's great in the job?

  • Great team of smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • Real involvement and challenges in a fast evolving company where inclusion, team spirit, personal development, technology to facilitate your work, client service quality and sustainability are part of the core foundations
  • Expand your knowledge of complex topics in the European Center for investment funds and investment products of all asset classes
  • No micro-managers, very flat hierarchy where everyone is involved in defining the company's future in a flexible work environment
  • No waste of time in enterprise processes, real responsibilities and autonomy combined with lots of coaching and help from experienced team mates
Our company

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What We Offer

Each employee has a chance to see the impact of her/his work. You can make a real contribution to the success of the company and influence its future.

Start-up mindset with focus on, and impactful results in, client satisfaction and personal development.


A flexible or full-time position
Attractive salary package


Extensive coaching by senior experts and on the job learning

Tailor-made training and certification plan