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Senior KYC Analyst


ID : 4712997

Senior KYC Analyst 

Location: Berlin | Full-Time Permanent Role 

About the role 

We are looking for a Senior KYC Analyst to join our growing Berlin office. As the Senior KYC Analyst you will be part of a team of professionals working to create a best in class compliance department and compliance culture in the energy industry. In this role you will provide support to the Compliance department and the expanding business of Trailstone by managing the KYC process for all new and existing counterparties and being the primary point of contact for all KYC requests globally, including requests from our new Asia office. 



  • Manage the KYC process for all new and existing counterparties and be the primary point of contact for all incoming KYC requests. 
  • Perform the on-boarding, regular and event-driven review of counterparties. 
  • Conduct Sanctions, PEP and Adverse Media screening in accordance with Trailstone’s policies and procedures. 
  • Collect and verify information and documentation obtained from counterparties. 
  • Proactively manage the onboarding process to ensure it is completed in a timely manner. 
  • Liaise with business owners and management to clarify, investigate, escalate and resolve issues as they arise. 
  • Document outcomes of due diligence and investigations. 

About you: 

This person will be managing the KYC process for all new and existing counterparties and the primary point of contact for all incoming requests. 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 5 years of experience with performing counterparty (KYC) due diligence in a bank, commodity trading house or similar. 
  • 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. 


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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. 

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