Job title: Conducting Officer, Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager – MLRO for Luxembourg and Ireland
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Asset Management
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 2022-08-03
Job ID: 32781

Job Description


Conducting Officer, Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager – MLRO for Luxembourg

The Opportunity:

An excellent opportunity to join a leading independent global asset manager which supports

individual and institutional investors across a range of products including, equities, fixed income,

multi-asset and alternatives. The Risk and Compliance function forms the second line of defence in

the firm’s global risk management framework and champions a culture of risk and compliance

throughout the organisation. The function effectively partners with the business to ensure that

everyone complies with the external regulatory requirements and expectations, and internal policies

and procedures so that they can deliver to their clients. You will work to keep the firm abreast of all

regulatory obligations, changes and developments within a rapidly changing regulatory landscape, as

well being a trusted adviser on financial, operational and regulatory risks and the controls that are in

place to mitigate against these.

Your Responsibilities:

• MLRO and for the funds domiciled in Luxembourg.

• Conducting Officer responsible for AML/CTF matters.

• Lead the provision of advice and guidance to the business on technical AML compliance

queries as they arise.

• Advise its stakeholders on Financial Crime risks and support the implementation of adequate

and proportioned controls aimed at the prevention of money-laundering, terrorism

financing, fraud, economic sanctions breaches and other financial crime in compliance with

local rules and regulation as well as group policies.

• Develop and maintain a robust AML-CTF framework and ensure the drafting and

implementation of consistent policies and procedures, in coordination with Financial Crime

Compliance at Group level.

• Proactively identify, assess and ensure implementation of new regulatory developments;

provide timely summary reports for internal stakeholders, including senior management.

• Provide appropriate reporting to governance bodies, including management committee and

the Boards.

• Lead the oversight of outsourced AML-CTF activities including developing and maintaining

productive working relationships with third party transfer agents.

• Work together with the TA oversight function (AML Operations) in relation to AML-CTF


• Develop a thorough understanding of our distribution channels and provide advice to

internal stakeholders in relation to their oversight from an AML-CFT and other financial crime

prevention perspectives.

• Be responsible for FCC-related communications, reports and notifications to the different

Regulators (including relevant AML questionnaires), SARs reporting to Cellule de

Renseignement Financier (CRF) and STR to the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau

(GNECB), and other relevant authorities.

• Ensure compliance with financial crime regulatory obligations at the level of the business and

of its branches in the EU, while fostering an appropriate AML-CFT culture.



• Ensure that AML-CTF matters and possible issues are addressed appropriately and efficiently,

and any remedial actions are swiftly and correctly implemented.

• Ensure that relevant statutory authorities are informed of suspicious activities on a timely


• Ensure appropriate anti money laundering procedures and policies are in place, in

coordination with FCC at Group level.

• Carry out high profile/sensitive investigations as appropriate.

• Lead AML-CFT projects directly impacting funds managed.

• Support the Global Financial Crime Compliance team on projects and information requests as


• Ensure that all staff (including staff in branches) receive regular and up to date training on

financial crime risks.

• Supervisory responsibilities

Your Profile:

• Proven career in AML-CFT/Financial Crime, Compliance with in-depth knowledge of related

regulatory requirements and market practice, particularly in Luxembourg.

• Proven experience in dealing with Regulators (including in relation to on-site visits, requests

and reviews)

• Excellent working knowledge of investment funds and products, including segregated


• Previous experience of working with regulatory and business change projects, ideally

including digital transformation ones

• Committed team player with a collaborative approach

• Ability to work closely and add value within wider Risk and Compliance function

• Excellent business awareness and ability to offer advice and provide solutions within the

business context

• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral, with the ability to

communicate effectively at all levels with internal and external stakeholders

• Ability to build and maintain relationships internally and externally and manage

stakeholders, especially at senior level

• Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills

• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a pressurized environment

• Self-starter with a “can do” attitude

• Fluent written and spoken English required; other European languages constitute an


• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office



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