Financial Crime Compliance Manager. M&G Luxembourg S.A.

M&G Luxembourg S.A.

We are not your average financial services firm and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.

M&G Group has had a presence in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg since 2002. This business comprises a Real Estate AIFM and a number of Luxembourg domiciled funds. A programme is underway to convert the AIFM to a Super Management Company ("Super ManCo") responsible for managing all of M&G's EU domiciled products and services across a wide range of asset classes. A separate Luxembourg based firm will be appointed by the Super ManCo as distributor of funds and services via a network of European branches.

The Opportunity

You will be supporting the Compliance Conducting Officer to effectively anticipate and manage financial crime compliance risks and provide professional and timely advisory services, ensuring that the business understands it's regulatory and legislative responsibilities. The existing M&G Group Financial Crime Compliance function in the UK, will provide significant support for a broad range of activities.

You will be responsible for the delivery and management of a range of activities including:

* You will support the MLRO in developing and maintaining financial crime assessment of risk analysis and assurance in support of the business strategy;
* You will assist in the implementation and oversight of these controls by liaising with key stakeholders and third parties as appropriate;
* You will have a focus on the changing financial crime regulatory and legislative environment and ensure that M&G is compliant and has implemented controls across all work streams;
* You will act as a point of contact for escalated financial crime concerns;
* You will promote M&G's values and culture to all of the Financial Crime Compliance stakeholders;
* You will ensure that financial crime concerns are escalated in a timely manner and relevant reporting requirements are adhered to.
* Ensuring that the team has appropriate procedures, skills and capability to support the business
* Interpretation of rules affecting the business and identification and analysis of financial crime related legislative changes
* Support the MLRO in the production of relevant management information and the submission of reporting to the Board and other key stakeholders including the Group MLRO
* Financial crime oversight of third parties
* Supporting a range of projects including new fund / product launches
* Provide assurance to the Group Director of Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) that appropriate AML controls and processes are adopted liaising with the M&G FCC team accordingly

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Direct Reports: None

What we are looking for

You will ideally have a professionally recognised industry qualification(s) in FCC; AML; Fraud; Sanctions; AB&C.

It is essential for you to have worked to a senior level in a financial crime compliance role and have demonstrated a professional knowledge of the Luxembourg financial crime legislative framework (AML, CTF, Fraud, Sanctions, AB&C and tax evasion).

You will also need extensive knowledge of the asset management industry.

Job & Personal Skills:

* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to conceptualise complex issues
* Strong leadership skills
* Ability to manage and deliver change
* Team player, supportive with collegiate approach
* Delegate appropriately and provide regular feedback and coaching
* Be proactive, demonstrate well considered judgements and anticipate emerging risks

Compliance department Values

* To provide quality outcomes in everything that we do
* To be pro-active in our approach and consistent in our delivery
* To be open, honest and act with integrity at all times in order to be a respected and trusted partner to the business
* To act with conviction; being challenging and independent in our actions
* To support each other in delivering Compliance services and in relation to the decisions we reach
* To encourage innovation and creativity in our approach

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.