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Senior Compliance Officer

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    Cellan Williams

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    about 1 year ago

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  • Directly report to the Chief Compliance Officer, also based in Luxembourg
  • In charge of local Compliance (one direct report, in charge of AML & KYC) Assume direct responsibility for assigned areas:
  • Monitor and analyze ongoing regulatory requirements to ensure that policies and procedures are compliant with rules and regulations applicable in Luxembourg;
  • Autonomously design and implement new policies and procedures in the context of a set framework;
  • Autonomously perform controls to ensure compliance with and internal procedures;
  • Autonomously perform controls, according to a jointly defined control plan in all compliance areas;
  • Manage individual projects within the scope of compliance responsibilities;
  • Advice staff on applicable regulations and policies and provide them with compliance-related training;
  • Participate in the review and update of legal and regulatory documentation;
  • As back-up: Perform the AML & KYC monitoring and reviews of client documentation
  • Review conformity with client policy
  • Perform identification and risk evaluation of the clients
  • Monitor transactions
  • Perform back-up duties, also covering areas of corporate governance;

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree mandatory, master’s degree in Legal or Compliance related majors preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in compliance, preferably banks
  • At least 5 years of experience related to KYC/CTF controls
  • Familiar with the Luxembourg regulatory environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English mandatory
  • Limited working proficiency in French required
  • Ready to work in a stimulating and dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication, drafting, and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and self-organize as part of a team
  • Dynamic person capable of taking ownership of responsibilities
  • Experience with commercial software focusing on KYC and transaction monitoring considered an asset Further: