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Compliance Officer Europe


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Compliance Officer Europe

Location: Berlin | Full-Time Permanent Role 

About the role 

We are looking for an Compliance Officer to join our growing Berlin office. As the Compliance Officer you will be part of a global team of professionals working to create a best in class compliance department and compliance culture in the energy industry. In this role you will support the Chief Compliance Officer by managing a variety of daily tasks, including drafting and updating compliance related policies and procedures, responding to regulatory requests, monitoring trade and communication surveillance, promotion of compliance culture, conflicts management, and delivering compliance training to the global business. You will provide advice and assistance to the business and help to develop and deploy strategic compliance initiatives across the organisation. 



  • Act as a primary point of contact for Compliance matters in Europe. 
  • Provide compliance advice and assistance to the business and support functions. 
  • Oversee all due diligence (KYC) requests. 
  • Oversee the onboarding of new joiners and offboarding of leavers. 
  • Develop and conduct Compliance training. 
  • Review and advise on new business transactions. 
  • Ensure that Trailstone’s monitoring program, both trade and communication, is fit for purpose and is generating relevant alerts through regular reviews and calibration of the monitoring systems. 
  • Collect and prepare presentations for monthly and ad-hoc meetings. 
  • Act as the main point of contact for regulatory requests, inquiries and audits. 
  • Ensure timely and accurate regulatory filings. 
  • Ensure that all compliance policies and procedures are appropriately documented, updated and available for reference. 

About You: 

This person will be working to create a best in class compliance department and compliance culture in the energy industry. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 


  • A University degree in Business, Law, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in energy commodity trading and/or renewable energy management. 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the physical and financial European energy regulation, including Grid Codes, REMIT, MAR, MiFID, EMIR, etc. 
  • Articulate and effective communicator. 
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Effective Internet and research skills. 
  • Detail oriented. 
  • Fluent English language skills (both written and verbal). Other language skills are desirable but not essential. 


  • Proactive, pragmatic problem solver with a strong bias for action. 
  • A positive and team-oriented mindset. 
  • Self-starter. 
  • Identifies with the culture and values of Trailstone. 
  • Shows ownership and accountability in all aspects of work. 
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across different levels of a global business. 
  • Continuous learner and challenges the status quo. 

About Trailstone 

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term. 

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities. 

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology. 

We’re different, and we like it that way!  

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them. 

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world. Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption! 

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities. 

So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!