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Compliance & AML Officer

  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary: €90,000 - €100,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: NM/172592
  • Sector: Financial Crime Compliance , Banking , Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

My client is an award winning international Asset Manager looking to hire a Compliance & AML officer for their Luxembourg office. Working closely with the Head of Compliance this role offers wide scope of responsibility, a senior platform to make tangible contributions and an opportunity to be part of a highly supportive, professional and friendly environment. 

My client covers a wide range of strategies, including private equity, real estate and hedge funds; as well as equity, fixed income, and multi -asset class. 

My client has recently set up an AIFM in Luxembourg and is looking to expand and grow its compliance function. This is a unique and newly created role!

The role: 

  • This person will be responsible for anti-money laundering controls. 
  • Ensuring that activities of the AIFM and its funds comply with local CSSF regulations.
  • Prepare the compliance monitoring plan related to the AIFM. 
  • Advise the business in the implementation of new rules. 
  • Prepare key performance indicators to the attention of the board. 
  • Candidates must have broad regulatory compliance experience. 

AML/KYC responsibilities: 

  • Implement business processes, to ensure compliance with anti-money laundering laws and regulations
  • Design the AML/KYC training for employees. 
  • Gather AML/KYC documentation, relating to each business relationship; working closely with sales representatives and client-on boarding team. 
  • Review documentation and asses risks associated with to each relationship.

 

Candidate Profile/Required Experience: 

  • At least 5+ years of experience covering compliance and anti-money laundering responsibilities within an Asset Management environment,  private bank or Big 4. 
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Luxembourg regulations - focus on the anti-money laundering regulatory requirements. 
  • Ability to work in a team-orientated environment. Professional attitude with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude. 
  • Analytical mindset; comfortable using Microsoft Office, analysing and interpreting data. 
  • Results orientated with the ability to work independently, and collaborate with colleagues locally and internationally. 
  • Languages: Professional fluency in English (Written and Oral is essential); Desirable but not essential  French and Italian. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Candidates must be educated to a degree level. 
  • Preferable degrees - Law, Economics or Business Administration. 
  • Certified in Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) is desirable. 

 

Role Type: Permanent 

Location: Luxembourg 

Competitive Benefits and Salary on Offer 

Candidates must have proven expertise of the Luxembourg regulatory landscape; they must be able to work in the EU; sponsorship will not be provided. 

 

Next Steps: 

For more details on this opportunity please submit your CV to nm@barclaysimpson.com 

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