Senior Compliance Officer

International Financial Services Company

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Our Client, international organization with offices in major financial jurisdictions in Europe, leader in providing financial services to world’s most respected companies is currently looking for appropriate Candidates for the positions of: Senior Compliance Officer, for its Luxembourg, Zurich and Amsterdam offices.

Scope of duties:

  • Collecting, researching, validating KYC documents on clients
  • Inputing data in the client acceptance system
  • Collaborating proactively with the risk teams in order to ensure adherence to all procedures and controls
  • Communicating effectively with all parties (risk teams, client advisers, clients)
  • Performing identification and risk evaluation of the clients/ engagements of the firm, including ownership, control, PEPs
  • Assisting with the ongoing maintenance of client information and documentation
  • Coaching colleagues and review some of their tasks
  • Ensuring compliance of the existing policies and procedures
  • Performing adequate controls to ensure compliance with regulations and internal procedures
  • Participating in the review and update of legal and regulatory documentation
  • Advising staff on applicable regulations and policies and provide them with compliance related trainings
  • Adapting the Compliance program according to the regulatory landscape to manage emerging compliance and reputational risks
  • Drafting and reviewing key procedures and ensuring that the procedure manuals are regularly updated and in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Advising the directors on new regulatory requirements as well as presenting regular reports at the board meetings
  • Completing all necessary regulatory reporting associated with compliance
  • Liaising with clients, lawyers and regulators on compliance and regulatory issues
  • Regular legal and other regulatory updates and at least once a year ensure a formal training is organised for all staff
  • Completing Due Diligence reports in collaboration with the Risk team
  • Review terms and conditions with the third parties employed, liaising with the parties involved for execution
  • Liaising with lawyers to obtain legal advice when required
  • Conducting periodic client account/customer reviews to identify potentially suspicious activity
  • Providing annual AML training for all staff

Requirements:

  • 4 to 5 years’ experience in an AML/ KYC environment: account opening, client acceptance or similar
  • University degree (Master) in law/ business/ finance
  • Additional Compliance qualifications will be an asset
  • Strong knowledge of UCITS Directive and AIFMD
  • A comprehensive knowledge of AML and KYC requirements
  • Good knowledge of Funds activities will be an asset
  • Fluency in English. French, German or any other language will be considered an asset
  • MS-Office software literate
  • Background in a management or fund company will be an asset
  • Great organisational and analytical skills, flexibility, team spirit, eagerness for learning and personal development
  • Inquisitive mind, curiosity, very good communication skills, can work under pressure, integrity
  • Ability to understand the operational requirements and priorities with a view to meet deadlines, whilst adhering to the firm’s policies and procedures
  • Autonomous with a high ability to define priorities
  • Project Management Skills and Client facing skills would be considered a distinct advantage
  • Ability to analyse, appraise rules and guidance, to identify potential areas of risk
  • Ability to establish & maintain relationships with regulator
  • Flexibility to work independently or as a member of a team within a structured team environment
  • Organised, proactive and communicative with an ability to take initiative and assume responsibility
  • High attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills – written and verbal
  • Proven knowledge of regulatory requirements and an ability to translate them into operational/process requirements
  • Strong Transfer Agency exposure
  • Experience of TA activities such as KYC/ AML regulations
  • Strong knowledge of the Fund industry
  • Good knowledge of Funds activities

Offer:

  • attractive salary package
  • opportunity to work abroad in an internationally recognized organisation
  • support during the relocation
  • customized trainings
  • clear career path
  • work-life balance
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