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Compliance specialist - Via Michael Page Risk & Compliance

Locatie: Amsterdam

Michael Page Risk & Compliance

The Specialist Compliance provides compliance support to the business lines; this involves demonstrating business acumen, engaging and building strong relations with the business. He or she serves as subject matter expert to business lines on regulatory compliance matters. The Specialist Compliance demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of compliance.

  • Exercise specific responsibilities in the compliance areas: AML/KYC and Sanctions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize day-to-day responsibilities and longer term

About our client
An international bank

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Provide advisory support to business through (a) informing business on existing and new rules and regulations and (b) providing business with the interpretation thereof.
  • Provide assistance and information to staff as needed to promote and facilitate compliance with the Bank's Code of Conduct.
  • Initiate, develop and provide regular compliance training with the aim to ensure that the organization abides by the regulatory norms and avoids instances where its staff commit any irregularities or breaches of compliance principles and standards as well as to keep the organization up-to-date with relevant compliance trends.
  • Assist in supporting various task forces or project groups to address compliance related issues and/or identified deficiencies and concerns on compliance related matters, and develop enhancement strategies.
  • Research, analyze, and draw conclusions related to all applicable rules and regulations and their applicability to and impact on the Bank's products, services and operations.
  • Codify and communicate compliance principles and standards in policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in the initial and ongoing development, as well as implementation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
  • Identify and assess the compliance risks to the Bank's business activities, e.g. risks arising from new products, new business and customer relationships or the publication of advertising material.
  • Improve and rationalise existing compliance processes.
  • Exercise specific responsibilities in the key compliance areas: AML/KYC and Sanctions Compliance, including maintaining and managing the automated solutions used.
  • Monitor the use of information and information assets by staff.
  • Track resolution of measures taken or recommended in response to identified deficiencies and concerns.
  • Provide periodic reporting to direct superior and/or senior management on compliance related matters.  

Required (incl. technical if applicable)

  • Strong independent research and learning skills
  • Strong analytical ability, with an understanding of risk-based prioritization
  • Sound judgment regarding need to escalate issue and concerns
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize day-to-day responsibilities and longer term projects in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • High level of personal integrity and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor degree or higher in (business) economics/ business administration/law or comparable education
  • At least 3 years of work experience with bank compliance/regulatory issues
  • Certified Compliance Professional and/or Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in both verbal as written English
  • Experience with MS Office and relevant banking systems
    Preferred (incl. technical if applicable)
  • Understanding of risk in banking/financial services sector 

Our Offer
An international environment and competitive salary package


Information and application:


To fulfil this vacancy this organization is working together with Michael Page Risk & Compliance.

Please send your application for Compliance specialist at this organization in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

09 januari 2018
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More information:

Elleke Jonker
Recruitment Consultant risk and compliance
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Argonweg 14
1362 AA Almere

Postbus 60184
1320 AE Almere

Tel: 036 - 7440 136

KvK 32090652
ING Bank NL91INGB065.42.67.456
BTW NL.8106.57.041.B01

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