The Role/ Responsibilities:
The Compliance Officer will work in an evolving regulatory environment and will assist the Compliance Department in developing, implementing and administering the Company's compliance program.
The individual will act as a Compliance Officer in a generalist capacity and will report to the VP Compliance Officer in France.
The role will involve:
Provision of day-to-day business advisory services in the region in coordination with the global and EMEA Compliance team,
Conducting internal investigations (including conducting investigative interviews and preparing investigative reports),
Supporting Compliance regulatory reporting (preparation and submission of the regulatory reports to the relevant regulatory authorities),
Preparing periodic regulatory compliance reports, including the internal board reports,
Supporting management of regulatory requests, including internal preparation for regulatory exams, supporting document requests, participation in business remediation efforts and advising business and management on regulatory responses,
Developing and reviewing policies and procedures,
Creating and providing training to staff in conjunction with the global Compliance training unit,
Leading or participating in various Compliance projects and initiatives, as well as providing Compliance guidance for business initiatives,
Participating in other core Compliance responsibilities as necessary.
Accomplished experience within a financial industry regulator, law firm and/or Compliance department of a regulated financial services firm;
Fluent oral and written English and French to a business standard;
Strong interest in Compliance work;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
We will also be looking for the individual to have the following skills:
Highest ethical standards;
Professional, pro-active, flexible, diligent and dependable;
Computer competence in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
Ability to exercise judgment;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Strong probative skills;
Ability to adapt to changing business and regulatory environments;
Ability to work effectively and supportively within a team;
Ability to work independently in the EU and as part of an EMEA and global team;
Strong attention to detail;
Highly organized and efficient, with administrative skills and the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.