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Head of AML Operations



Vilnius, Lithuania
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Rethink what you’re capable of with kevin.

Are you ready to make fundamental change and do something radical? We’re rebuilding payments how they always should have been – at pace. So whatever your experience, you’ll use it in ways you never have before. We’re pioneers who embrace uncertainty to do things no one has before. At kevin., you’ll create first-of-a-kind breakthrough solutions alongside other highly skilled people from many industries and backgrounds. We need people who take ownership and build with freedom. You’re the expert in what you do, so we won’t limit you with our expectations. If you bring courage and determination, we’ll surround you with other inspirational people and give you the freedom to exceed what you thought you were capable of. The opportunities at kevin. are unlike anywhere else. You just have to grab them and build your different.

As our new Head of AML Operations, you will:

  • Oversee the entire AML Operations department consisting of 2 streams: KYC (Client onboarding and ODD) and Transaction Monitoring ensuring that all processes are running according to the internal Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Provide periodic reports to the MLRO, support internal and external reporting requirements, participate in internal and/or external audit exercises, implement audit recommendations, create action and remediation plans, and implement process improvements to enhance the quality and efficiency of the AML Operations team's work.
  • Develop AML compliance policies and procedures across the organisation and be accountable for their implementation.
  • Update and oversee an effective anti-money laundering (AML, CTF/Anti-Fraud) and KYC program.
  • Implement AML regulatory observations and recommendations, and coordinate with all internal/external auditors to ensure that AML compliance issues are adequately monitored and addressed.
  • Collaborating with other units and departments in the Company in various projects and initiatives, communicating with stakeholders and external vendors in relation to the AML Operations used systems.

What you need to be successful:

  • 3+ years’ proven experience in a leadership position in a Compliance role.
  • Great knowledge of the Lithuanian and EU AML regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of the best practice in Lithuanian and regional AML and KYC payment regulations.
  • Understanding and interest in banking and payments systems as well as markets with a focus on technology and mobile applications and PIS (Payment Initiation Service).
  • Great project management, attention to details and communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving, strong critical, investigative and analytical thinking skills.
  • Fluency in English and Lithuanian languages (written & verbal).
  • Ability to adapt to rapid changes and deal with a certain level of unknown.

Reward and benefits - What’s on offer at kevin.:

We only hire the very best talent from across Europe and beyond. It’s a competitive landscape so our salaries and benefits are equally competitive. Our comprehensive benchmarking means our remuneration for this role ranges from €4900 to €6000, based on your experience and competence, but if you’ve got something extra-special to bring to the table, let’s talk!

For many people, the most valuable benefit of working at kevin. is the opportunity to make fundamental change, create first times and build with freedom as part of the team creating a world of payment possibilities. Alongside this, we have a range of financial, non-financial and cultural benefits on offer.

Core benefits:

  • Competitive salary (Routinely benchmarked against latest industry data)
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Additional vacation plus local public holidays
  • Up to 90 days per year of working from anywhere in the world
  • Fantastic opportunities for progression and promotion as the business grows (25% of our employees were promoted in the last 12 months)
  • Future stock option opportunities based on individual and business performance

Non-financial benefits:

  • Work on cutting-edge technologies with the latest tools and modern tech stack
  • Apple MacBook and accessories
  • Travel insurance for use when travelling for business purposes
  • Subsidised secure parking*
  • Free on-site gym*
  • Free lunch, snacks, and hot/cold drinks*
  • Sports and social activities, including free tennis lessons*
  • Global company events
  • Work with experts from across Europe and beyond
  • Be part of a diverse and multinational business with 30+ nationalities

*Benefits may vary by location.

About kevin.

kevin. is the payments reset no one saw coming. We exist to free partners from the pains of legacy payments, so we can build a world of payment possibilities together. We’ve rebuilt the infrastructure to make transactions more direct, efficient, and secure – for digital and physical sales. Our first-of-a-kind payments scheme changes the game for businesses without changing the way people pay – even in-store.

Our multi-tenant payments acceptance network is white-label, brand-agnostic, and free from intermediaries. It gives partners sole control of their payments so they can unlock more value with new services, better conversion, and strengthened customer loyalty. We’re experts from many places working with regulators, banks, payments services providers, and major retailers to build a world of payment possibilities together. Rethink what you’re capable of with kevin.

kevin. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.