Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLRO)

Klarna makes shopping smoooth. And we do it with flair because shopping is fun. Every day, we help customers, businesses, and partners explore just how smoooth the modern shopping experience can be. 

It means we’re constantly changing the game. Always trying out new things. And we encourage our people to do the same. To grow. To develop. Because we don’t believe roles have to stay fixed. Instead we inspire our people to take an irregular career path. As a company of 350 dynamic start-ups, our whole business is built for it. So once you’re in, there’s no telling what will happen next.

Do you want to be part of an international, growing Compliance team, working for one of Europe’s largest FinTech/disrupter-banks, that wants to revolutionize the financial industry? Klarna is looking for new members to strengthen the Compliance Team.

We are looking for Money Laundering Reporting Officers (“MLRO”) Paris, France.


Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and regularly control that Klarna is complying with external rules and Klarna’s internal rules;
  • Lead the establishment of the Compliance and AML internal control systems for the French operations;
  • Responsibility for SAR reporting and ensuring that information is provided to the Financial Intelligence Unit in the manner stipulated;
  • Act as the central liaison with regard to Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing between Klarna and the local financial services authority, Police and any other relevant authorities and law enforcement agencies including complying with court orders and other orders imposed by the authorities, and to act cooperatively and responsibly in this manner;
  • Provide advice and support to Klarna’s employees, contractors and other persons involved in its activities regarding AML/CTF in a similar capacity; 
  • Establish and maintain adequate arrangements for awareness and training in relation to AML/CTF;
  • Control and regularly assess whether common internal rules and procedures to prevent the business being used for Money Laundering or Terrorist Financing are appropriate and effective;
  • Provide recommendations to the relevant stakeholders based on the observations made;  
  • Ensure coordination with the other MLROs in the Group;
  • Sharing knowledge and educating on regulatory requirements in local jurisdiction, thus contributing to ongoing competence throughout Klarna by providing information and training; and
  • Preventing and identifying other compliance risks.

Role requirements:

  • Documented working experience (3-6 years) in Compliance within the financial services sector/FinTech companies or other relevant experience,
  • Legal education and experience is a requirement;
  • Specific experience with financial crime risk regulation in local jurisdiction (including AML/CTF, ABC and fraud) is essential;
  • Fluent in English and French;
  • And most importantly – you should be passionate about compliance.

Specific experience is desirable with:

  • Payment services and systems;
  • Consumer credit, financing and lending;
  • Financial crime risk (including AML/CTF, ABC and fraud) and/or PSDII & open banking – considered highly qualifying;
  • Experience with FinTech firms – also considered advantageous.
Please send in your application in English. Please be advised that applications that are not in English can not be considered.

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About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then, we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smooothest shopping experience. We serve 80 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 190,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 18 different markets, hosted by +3000 people from 90 nationalities.