Senior Financial Crime Officer

Senior Financial Crime Officer

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  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Laura Bermudez

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  • Published:

    almost 1 year ago

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Job Description 


Your role

You will work within the Compliance team with a specific focus on AML-KYC activities and initiatives;
with a direct line to the Chief Compliance Officer / MLRO. Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Client onboarding: perform independent AML-KYC reviews for high risk clients
  • Daily monitoring of AML system alerts: WLM alerts, CDD alerts and AML alerts
  • Support the MLRO in preparing investigations, reports and recommendations on suspicious activities and transactions
  • Providing compliance expertise and advice to Sales and Client Services teams
  • Execute controls of the Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Watch and anticipate AML/CTF regulatory changes
  • Actively participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of a robust AML procedural framework
  • Develop and roll out Compliance training programmes for ongoing awareness and preventive culture
  • Participate to AML/CTF related projects of the department
  • Adding value through lateral thinking and key input to Compliance management matters
  • Active work and collaboration on Regulatory Compliance topics including but not limited to cross-border regulatory changes, regulatory reporting oversight, KRIs, etc.

Your profile

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a Compliance function, preferably in the bank or insurance sector
  • University degree (e.g. economics/finance/law/business administration or comparable courses)
  • Knowledge of the Luxembourg AML Laws, rules and regulations, or of another EU Member state
  • Ability to balance legal requirements with the commercial aspects of the business
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills, with ability to express opinion to internal and external customers
  • Proactive, flexible and able to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high degree of initiative, planning and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic team player and self-motivated
    • Fluent in English; any other languages will be considered a strong asset