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Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that is truly unique to the world of finance!


In a nutshell
As our Expert Lead KYC/FEC you set the vision for the domain of prevention of financial economic crime and are leading all aspects of our bank's customer due diligence and client activity monitoring development. In this role you play an integral role in complying with anti-money laundering legislation and preventing fraud in an effective and efficient manner.

One of your main tasks is digitizing the entire range of our KYC/FEC operations and reducing costs of operations by leveraging digital innovation. Within this assignment, striking the right balance between smooth journeys (where we make the difference for our customers), and AML/fraud-preventing solutions will be key for a challenger bank like Knab.


  • You are the direct liaison for the Knab Management Board when it comes to matters concerning the complete scope of KYC, CDD and FEC related matters.
  • You will rise AML activity effectiveness, resulting in creating smarter preventing and detection measures;
  • You will take care of the development data and relevant business key steering points;
  • You will reducing false positives by enhancing our risk scoring methodology and alert creation;


The Team
As the Expert Lead KYC/FEC at Knab you lead two business-IT teams, the operational teams, which include Financial Economic Crime, Customer Due Dilligence (acceptance and review) and Client Activity Monitoring (CAM). You will report to the Value Stream Lead of Daily Use; Don van Arem.


Your Profile
There is no set route to become a great Expert Lead KYC / FEC at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind;

  • You have extensive knowledge of all relevant laws and regulations concerning AML/Fraud and capable of translating those into relevant standards;
  • Strong people management skills: track record in inspiring, attracting and developing people;
  • A clear vision and the ability to translate this into a strong strategy, and a future proof robust setup;
  • Experience in customer journey work, business it development and operational management.
  • Experience with developing and implementing solutions that fit a fast paced environment;
  • Proven track-record in execution and delivering steady results within an agile environment;
  • Academic level;
  • At least 10 years of experience in the financial sector, preferably banking sector;
  • At least 5 years of managerial experience in a similar role;
  • And last but not lease, you recognize yourself in our values.

Diversity Statement:
 Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.


Work with us!
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us!


We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.

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Application procedure

1. You apply
You apply
2. Intake (phone)
Intake (phone)
3. First interview
First interview
4. Case
5. Second interview
Second interview
6. Third interview
Third interview
7. Offer
8. Pre-employment screening
Pre-employment screening
9. Whoo! New job!
Whoo! New job!

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