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Compliance Officer

Amsterdam, NL, 1017 BV

Purpose of the Job

As a (Dutch speaking) AML Compliance Officer, you will work in the Anti Money Laundering team of the Compliance department. It is a small department of well-attuned Compliance professionals.

Key Accountabilities

You will participate in the onboarding process of prospects or reviewing of client files. You are an important source of information and a sparring partner for the business concerning CDD and AML matters. You will monitor and analyse unusual transactions and report them -when- required to the proper authorities. You will set up and carry out investigation, indicated either by the MLRO or on your own initiative. Contribute to Compliance Monitoring Program with regard to AML matters, identify compliance risks and advise on taking adequate mitigating measures. (Co) draft and implement compliance risk frameworks and guidelines. Keep a close eye on (new) external and internal developments and advice on relevant aspects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • You have a degree in one or more of the following studies: economics, financial law, tax law or criminology;
  • You have, at least five years of relevant work experience as a Compliance Officer or as a CDD or KYC analyst;
  • You have strong knowledge of and experience in AML regulations, and Financial Services in The Netherlands;
  • You have experience with (independently) conducting monitoring and providing advise;
  • You have affinity with the subjects of money laundering and terrorist financing, and knowledge of the Wwft, sanctions regulations and the Wft;
  • You are registered  as a Compliance Professional (will be given priority to be interviewed).

Attributes and Qualities

  • Have Extensive compliance/AML experience with a financial
  • institution, consulting firm, or  payment service provider;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues across regions and business units;
  • Are able to manage multiple priorities and tasks with the skills to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment;
  • Have open-minded and strong learning potential;
  • Have strong analytical and creative problem solving capabilities;
  • Must possess the ability to research and resolve issues
  • independently while working across team functions;
  • Are able to keep a close eye on your own work and the work  surrounding you;
  • Determined to achieve the set goals.

Technical Skills

Able to work well with Microsoft Office Package.

Languages Skills

Are fluent in Dutch and English (word and writing).