Senior Compliance Officer

  • Negotiable
  • Ettlebruk, Diekirch, Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings UK
  • 16 Jan 19

An international Major financial services prover are currently seeking a Senior Compliance Officer to join their Compliance Department in Luxembourg. Role: Senior Compliance Officer Location: Luxembourg Apply now The role will report directly to the Chief Compliance Officer.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly report to the Chief Compliance Officer, also based in Luxembourg;
  • 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 trainings;
  • Participate in the review and update of legal and regulatory documentation;
  • Perform theAML &KYC monitoring and reviews of client documentation
    • Review conformity with client policy
    • Perform identification and risk evaluation of the clients
    • Monitor transaction
  • Perform back-up duties, also covering areas of corporate governance and legal advice.

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 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-organise 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


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the Compliance Officer.