Financial Crime Compliance Officer/Expert

Job Description

About Lombard International Group

Lombard International Group is a leading provider of global wealth and succession planning solutions with 30+ years’ experience.  We have the strength and expertise to help high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals, their families and institutions to protect, preserve and pass on their legacy to future generations.

It is in our nature to constantly innovate! We love what we do, quickly adapt, and we are agile, as well as being committed to serve our partners and clients across the globe with Best in Class wealth solutions and tailored services.

The Group serves over 25 markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States, providing multi-jurisdictional, unit linked life insurance and annuities on a global basis, with a deep understanding of local regulations, cultures and attitudes.

Global assets under administration are in excess of €59.4bn as of 31st December 2021. Our global team of almost 600 employees includes more than 60 technical experts specializing in multiple jurisdictions.

Funds managed by Blackstone own Lombard International. Blackstone Group L.P. is one of the world’s leading investment firms.

For further information about Lombard International, please visit our website.

Your role – Are you ready for a challenge?

You will work as a senior member of the Compliance team with a specific focus on senior AML-KYC activities and initiatives, with a direct line to the Chief Compliance Officer / MLRO.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Client onboarding: perform independent AML-KYC reviews for high risk clients;

  • Support the MLRO in preparing investigations, reports and recommendations on suspicious activities and transactions;

  • Providing compliance expertise and advice to Sales and Client Services teams;

  • Execute controls of the Compliance Monitoring Plan;

  • Watch and anticipate AML/CTF regulatory changes;

  • Actively participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of a robust AML procedural framework;

  • Develop and roll out Compliance training programes for ongoing awareness and preventive culture;

  • Participate to AML/CTF related projects of the department;

  • Adding value through lateral thinking and key input to Compliance management matters;

  • Active work and collaboration on Regulatory Compliance topics including but not limited to cross-border regulatory changes, regulatory reporting oversight, KRIs, etc.


Your profile – Have you got what it takes to become our Financial Crime Compliance Officer/Expert?

  • University degree (e.g. economics/finance/law/business administration or comparable courses)

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a Compliance function, preferably in the banking or insurance sector;

  • Knowledge of the Luxembourg AML laws, rules and regulations, or of another EU Member state;

  • Ability to balance legal requirements with the commercial aspects of the business;

  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills, with ability to express opinion to internal and external customers;

  • Proactive, flexible and able to work in a fast paced, demanding environment;

  • Excellent analytical skills with a high degree of initiative, planning and organisational skills;

  • Enthusiastic team player and self-motivated;

  • Fluent in English; any other European language will be considered a strong asset.


We offer you

An exciting opportunity to build a network of contacts across the organization in a collaborative and diverse workplace. At Lombard International we have a diverse team of over 40 nationalities. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Because our people are our greatest assets, you will enjoy recognition and rewarding packages. We also offer you the possibility to shape your professional career in line with your own goals and the opportunity to work with the top talent in the industry. The work can be challenging but Lombard International is always a great place to work. We are committed to extending equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

Be a part of our community !

Lombard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Given the sensitive nature of our business, industry sector and the role as described, the selected candidate is required to provide a criminal record (Bulletin n°3 for Luxembourgish residents). This excerpt will be kept by Lombard International Assurance S.A. in compliance with article 8-5 (2) of the law of 23 July 2016 and for no longer than one month from the conclusion of the employment contract; otherwise it will be destroyed without any undue delay should the candidate not be hired.

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