Specialist Compliance Officer
BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communicates to Business Lines the rules applicable to them and contributes to their operational adaptation and implementation
Analyzes the impact of Compliance normative framework evolutions and specifies the developments required to ensure their implementation
Conducts a comprehensive analysis, by consulting the Compliance Officers within the Function when appropriate, in order to provide a well informed recommendation on the issues regarding the compliance of the file (clients, transactions…)
According to delegation rules and procedures in place, provides a documented decision (approval, refusal, conditional approval) or refers the file to the appropriate decision maker(s)
Ensures the technical follow-up and the management of the file until its final completion, focusing on supplying with highest visibility on anticipated response times
Supports Business Line's development through validating the compliance of new businesses, new products, services or specific operations, provides technical support on the domain of expertise
Initiate or participate in projects aiming at improving Compliance practices
Lead / participate in staff Compliance training and ensures day-to-day knowledge circulation
Participates in realizing the various statements or reports
Identifies issues, routing them according to defined procedures
Degree in Finance, Management, Economics or Law
Evidence of outstanding drive, curiosity, good judgment and good attention to detail
Analytical skills with the ability to apply good judgment and risk awareness
Rigorous, well-organized with a structured and logical approach
Knowledge of AML risks based on an interest in current affairs and the work of international
bodies such as FATCA.
Significant experience in a compliance or quality control function
Knowledge of existing AML procedures and Actimize system (plus)
Ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form (English)
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.