Financial Crime Compliance Officer

Banque Havilland S.A. Published 03.12.2019


  • Permanent Contract

Job Description

The Financial Crime Compliance Officer promotes the Compliance’s cultures throughout the Bank and ensures that
processes are in line with the Bank’s policies and procedures from a Financial Crime perspective.

The Financial Crime Compliance Officer develops the Luxembourg due diligence standards, processes and controls in
line with the regulatory framework as well as with the regulator’s and auditors’ requirements. He/she is responsible
for the necessary reporting to the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and/or to the Chief Compliance Officer.

Key responsibilities

• Monitor the activity pursuant to the applicable compliance monitoring program;
• Perform allocated compliance testing related to Financial Crime and Compliance controls ;
• Strongly adhere to existing procedures and controls in place and pro-actively react when foreseeing issues;
• Perform and analyse sanctions screening;
• Draft STR and STOR as deemed appropriate;
• Be accountable for escalating significant compliance issues and incidents immediately to the Chief Compliance Officer;
• Prepare and submit written reports, as appropriate, on compliance matters;
• Provide standard and ad-hoc information and data reports to auditors and management as appropriate;
• Actively participate in the drafting process of policies and procedures, not limited to just compliance matters and ensure that internal policies and procedures are compliant with the regulations;
• Perform other analyse tasks and participate to projects as deemed appropriate;
• Give advice and support to employees on compliance matters and act as contact point for escalated financial crime concerns;
• Create a customer focused environment with high standards of quality;
• Communicate effectively and efficiently with the team members and all the required departments within the Group;
• Ensure a good and regular working relationship internally and externally.

Required Experience

Minimum profile requirements

• 5 years of experience in Compliance/AML/KYC environment;
• University degree in banking, Law or related field or equivalent;
• Fluency in English and French;
• Outstanding drafting and communication skills;
• Ability to work under pressure while maintaining high accuracy and quality standards, analytical and process thinking skills;
• Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team;
• Advanced computer skills (MS office, Excel, Word, Outlook) and screening tools (World-check, EastNets, LexisNexis);
• Strong motivation to work in a fast-growing, dynamic and challenging environment;
• Excellent knowledge of the regulation, the key actors and the legislation governing the financial sector in Luxembourg;
• Ability to take initiatives for problem resolution;
• Capable of executing multiple tasks ;
• Professional behaviour, diplomatic skills, good attention to details and a willingness to learn.

Salary Information

The salary package offered will be commensurate with your professional expertise and experience. This position is available immediately. This is a unique and potentially career-defining opportunity for the candidate with the right spirit and experience.

If you are interested in taking this challenging opportunity please send your application (cover letter, CV, supporting references) to the following e-mail address:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our HR team.

The personal information you provide in your job application will be treated confidentially at all times and will be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In compliance with the law of 23th July 2016, the selected candidate will be requested to provide a criminal record (section 3).

We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we welcome applications from candidates without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity or disability.


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