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Compliance Officer – Market Abuse

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

PT-11-Lisbon

Country

Portugal

Job function

COMPLIANCE

Apply REF: 1806CLHUB0780
BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 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 the first foreign bank 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 realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
 
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
This Compliance Officer will perform daily trade surveillance activities for Market and insider dealing. In this sense, the main responsibilities will be:
  • Supporting several Local Surveillance teams all over the world, from several BNPP entities, by ensuring first level analysis of MAD alerts generated via a transaction monitoring tool (ACTIMIZE)
  • Conducting post trade analysis using Market Surveillance systems and other systems:
    • Analysing alerts on Market Abuse using historical trading and order data
    • Closing obvious false positive alerts and escalades issues to Local Surveillance teams for final decision on whether to close or disclose suspicious cases to local authorities
    • Maintaining appropriate audit trail and documentation in all instances of alert review, to evidence / support the review
  • Providing required inputs diligently to local surveillance compliance officers when needed to accompany regulatory and audit inspections
  • Advising and recommending enhancements to existing processes, procedures and tools
  • Acting as referent in relation to the primary areas of responsibility or expertise
  • Developing continuous knowledge and understanding of Compliance topics

PROFILE
  • Academic background in Finance, Management, Law or similar areas
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in Operations (desirable)
  • Business knowledge (including products and operational systems)
  • Experience in assessing Market Abuse cases will be considered as a plus
  • Awareness of Market Abuse typologies relevant to financial instruments and client-types
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Analytical and risk assessment skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Dutch and / or French will be considered as a plus
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel)
  • Team spirit
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
 
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.
Primary Location: PT-11-Lisbon Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: COMPLIANCE Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (3 years) Experience Level: At least 3 years Schedule: Full-time
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