Intertrust Group in Amsterdam
Intertrust Group in Amsterdam

Business Compliance Officer

Amsterdam | Operations
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About the role:

The client facing business of Intertrust Netherlands is organized in five Client Units, whereby each Client Unit comprises of one to four client teams. Each Client Unit is led by one or two Service Line Director(s) (SLD). The Business Compliance Officer (BCO) is the go-to compliance specialist in the Client Unit.

The BCO advises and monitors the (Senior) Company Lawyers in the Client Unit on all the compliance related tasks, such as client on-boarding/acceptance, client acceptance file (dienstverleningsdossier) reviews, transaction monitoring and data quality. The BCO is liaison between the client teams, the Expert Center Risk and Control (ECRC) and Compliance. The BCO will spend approximately 50-60% of his/her time on client related activities.

The BCO hierarchically reports to the Service Line Director (SLD) of his/her Client Unit and has a functional reporting line with the ECRC. The BCO has permanent communication lines with Compliance, Commercial Executive(s), the Directors Legal and the (Senior) Company Lawyers of his/her Client Unit.

Your responsibilities:

  • Being the go-to specialist for all compliance related questions and industry expert within the Client Unit
  • Coordinating and monitoring all the compliance related activities of the (Senior) Company Lawyers in the Client Unit
  • Coordinating and executing client on-boarding/acceptance process for all “new new” client entities in the Client Unit in consultation with the Commercial Executive; advising the Company Lawyers and/or Client Directors on the client acceptance process for all “new existing” client entities in the Client Unit
  • Monitoring progress and quality of the annual review of client acceptance files (dienstverleningsdossier) and advise and support (Senior) Company Lawyers if and where necessary (albeit the BCO will not perform the reviews him/herself)
  • Monitoring of and advise on transaction monitoring within Client Unit
  • Coordinating all requests from the Compliance department and the ECRC
  • Prepare periodic reporting and meetings with Compliance, ECRC and SLD, together with Director Legal of the relevant client team and follow up on agreed action points
  • Perform sample checks on client and client entity related data in ViewPoint and report results to ECRC, SLD and Director Legal of the relevant client team
  • Prepare and implement action plan for all compliance and data quality related matters of Client Unit
  • Implementation of any new compliance related policies, procedures and programs in the Client Unit
  • Represent the relevant client team, together with Director Legal, in LAC and RAC meetings
  • Periodic meetings with ECRC, Compliance and BCO community to discuss best practices and bottlenecks and suggest any improvements for relevant compliance or data quality policies and procedures
  • Training and advising the Client Unit in best practices of Compliance

Who are we looking for:

  • Minimum master degree in law
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in corporate services industry
  • In-depth knowledge, or interest to gain in-depth knowledge, in laws, regulations and procedures, in particular Wtt 2018, Wwft 2018 and Sanction regulations
  • Pragmatic but critical approach, attention to detail and problem-solving mentality
  • Excellent fluency in English, both verbal and in writing
  • Good drafting and planning skills

Required competences:

  • Teamwork
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Judgement
  • Initiative
  • Information gathering
  • Execution
  • Concern for excellence
  • Persuasiveness

What do we offer:

  • Eligible for internal/external compliance trainings
  • Attending regular BCO / ECRC / Compliance knowledge meetings
  • Being instrumental to the design and improvement if internal Risk & Compliance policies and procedures
  • Be sparring partner for Management Team and SLD regarding Risk & Compliance
  • Being able to act as the single point of contact for all compliance related matters of the Client Unit
  • Optional rotation between Client Units

Application process:

  • A pre-employment screening and assessment are part of the application process.

More information?

For questions about this vacancy or more information about careers at Intertrust Group, please contact:

Liselotte Kloppenburg  - Intertrust Group

Liselotte Kloppenburg

Call Intertrust Group +31 (20) 5711251
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