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We are looking for

Compliance Officer

Apply REF: NL CIB 519

We are looking for a Amsterdam-based

Compliance Officer


With strong roots anchored in Europe’s banking history, BNP Paribas supports its clients and employees in today’s changing world and has positioned itself as a leading bank in the Eurozone and a prominent international banking institution. In the Netherlands, we have a solid platform in support of the Dutch economy, consisting of 9 different entities offering a large range of products and services. Since the Netherlands is of strategic importance for the Group, we are investing in further developing this platform.

The Compliance Officer provides a reasonable assurance to the Netherlands Country Head of Compliance through opinions, supervisions and daily tasks, of the efficiency and consistency of the Compliance/FS set up.

Your tasks will be specifically,

  • In charge of the analysis of alerts related to International Sanctions.

  • In charge of the analysis of alerts related to Anti Money Laundering and combatting the Financing of Terrorism.

  • Manages sanctions related searches manually and through SUN/File Scanner (local authorities, Group...), advises Compliance team members on SHINE alerts.

  • Responds to Group requests (permanent/one-off)

  • Is involved in the drafting of suspicious activity/transaction reports to the FIU.

  • Is involved in escalation of alerts to higher level of delegation.

  • Contributes to the implementation and organization of the Country Compliance framework in terms of AML and financial sanctions, fight against corruption and combatting the Financing of Terrorism.

  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and consistency of FS across the Country

  • Assists Head of Compliance in external and internal audit missions on FS topics

  • Identifies improvement areas and drives industrialization and simplification initiatives across FS policies, processes and tools

  • Oversees remediation projects linked to FS, in close cooperation with Business lines and Business Lines Compliance Teams

  • Ensures consistent deployment of Group Compliance/FS policies and methodologies at Country level and in liaison with Head of Compliance

  • Makes Compliance decisions and/or delivers advice on issues reported by local and central teams, in accordance with Group escalation processes

  • Fosters the development of a strong Financial Security and Compliance culture within the country and helps improve staff behavior (e.g. Newsletter, training)

  • Identifies required evolution of organization, tools and processes 

Within this perimeter, you will set the tone at the top to develop a strong Compliance culture in line with the following principles:

  • Independence, integration and best practice sharing 

  • Expertise

  • Accountability: Compliance is everyone's duty

  • Communication: Compliance as a Business partner

Compliance Administration

  • Assists as necessary the Country Head of Compliance (e.g. preparation of Committees, statistics, etc.)

  • Consolidates and reports Compliance risks on his/her perimeter

  • Holds logs related to FS topics

  • Ensures a control log of training in the relevant tools\\systems as and when required

Carries out Compliance Administration i.e. maintain appropriate folders and logs in order to be in a position to demonstrate the actions of compliance and adherence to the applicable laws, regulations, codes, policies and procedures.


We ask:

  • Education: Masters degree (or HBO) in Accountancy, Finance or Law;

  • Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing both in Dutch and in English;

  • Project Management experience;

  • Sound knowledge of the local regulations;

  • Recognized Professional qualification such as ICA is desired;

  • Flexibility, Communication skills, Team-work, Knowledge sharing, Risk Management;

  • Independent, solution minded working ethics and know-how to stand your ground;

  • Founded knowledge of compliance regulations such as the Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Prevention Act (Wwft);

  • Good Computer literacy across a variety of common applications: Microsoft Office;

  • Experience: Proven track record in a similar role for 3-5 years;

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

Primary Location: NL-NH-AmsterdamJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: COMPLIANCE AND PERMANENT CONTROLSchedule: Full-time Reference: NL CIB 519