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Senior Compliance Advisor, Corporate & Institutional Banking - ABN AMRO Bank

Locatie: Amsterdam

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Senior Compliance Advisor, Corporate & Institutional Banking

As Senior Compliance Advisor, you will be part of the Compliance team that supports the bank’s Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) business. The team provides guidance and advice on the full range of Compliance topics and monitors the business’ adherence to the regulatory and policy requirements.The position available in the team takes a lead role in connecting with senior management of the various CIB business units and works closely with them to continuously develop and improve the management of compliance risks.

Your job

  • You will provide ad-hoc advice and guidance to the business (solicited or unsolicited) on the full range of compliance topics, including Conflicts of Interest, Duty of Care, Market Abuse, Personal Account Dealing, Cross Border Banking, etc. (In principle, AML and Sanctions related topics are covered by other team members, however, a good knowledge on these topics is also beneficial in this role).
  • You will represent Compliance in Business Unit MT meetings and Committees.
  • You will provide training and support to the business to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of compliance risks and regulations.
  • You will keep track of deal pipelines and work closely with the business and the Global Control Room to ensure that deal-related risks are identified and managed.
  • You will guide and oversee the business in their execution of key risk management processes such as Risk & Control Self-Assessments, Control Monitoring & Testing, Systematic Integrity Risk Analysis (SIRA) and Change Risk Assessments, as it relates to compliance risks.
  • You will prepare insightful Compliance reports for the business.
  • You will continuously liaise with business stakeholders to ensure appropriate action is taken to address identified issues.
  • You will be the owner of a number of Group Compliance policies (related to Conflicts of Interest) and contribute actively to the development and maintenance of the wider set of Compliance policies.
  • You will participate in various projects and working groups.
  • You will be a coach and mentor for other team members and take a lead role in the further development of the team.

Your working environment

This role is a senior role in the CIB Compliance team, a team of 18 professionals with a variety of backgrounds, skill sets and nationalities. The team works closely with other teams within the wider Compliance department, including the local Compliance teams in each of the countries where the bank is present.ABN AMRO’s Compliance department has a common goal: helping to build the trust of our clients, society and ABN AMRO staff, and therefore of our regulators and other stakeholders. It is our attitude, skills and knowledge which are key in reaching our goal to contribute to trust in ABN AMRO.Creating space for dreams and ambitions. Driven by passion, guided by expertise. That is the starting point in all that we think and do. This begins with a shared mind-set. Our compliance experts understand our business, products and clients and add value through a good relationship with all stakeholders. A continuous changing environment demands agility of our compliance experts: proactive adaptations, learning and improving. We operate independently and decisively, act as a sparring partner and are focused on solutions.The Compliance department monitors, identifies, analyses, assesses, reports and advises on compliance risks to which the bank may be exposed. Compliance serves as the point of contact for regulators (AFM, DNB, etc.) in a number of areas, including Cybercrime, Customer Focus and preventing abuses of our financial system such as money laundering and terrorist financing.

Your profile

You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are used to interacting with senior management, also on the difficult topics. You enjoy working as part of a team and are good at working with others. You have a high level of self-knowledge and want to keep on developing and improving. You are change-orientated and like working in a sector that is constantly evolving. Finally, you have keen analytical skills enabling you to get to the heart of a problem quickly and draw the appropriate conclusions. You are able to put things into perspective.Specific requirements:

  • You have at minimum of 10 years work experience, of which at least 5 years in a Compliance relevant position in the financial services sector.
  • You have a strong understanding of corporate and investment banking and associated product sets such as Corporate Finance/M&A, Acquisition & Leveraged Finance, Syndicated Lending and Trade Finance.
  • You have strong knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including the Wft, MiFID II, MAD/MAR, Wwft and various EBA guidelines.
  • You have the ability to identify and clearly explain regulatory compliance risks.
  • You are familiar with the activities of a global control room and can help guide and direct the further development of this function within the bank.
  • You have a Master’s degree in Business, Law or other relevant field.
  • You are fluent in English and (preferably) in Dutch.
  • You are a team player and contribute actively to the development of other team members.

What we offer

Within ABN AMRO Compliance we invest in such a manner that everyone is able to demonstrate strong personal leadership skills. We accept that we have a formal hierarchical structure whilst simultaneously adopting an informal way of working that focuses on expertise and cooperation. We invest in expertise by offering training sessions and “on the job” coaching. By 'expertise', we mean both professional compliance-based knowledge and the skills needed to apply that knowledge effectively.This role comes with a market-competitive salary package, complemented with all the secondary benefits that a leading employer such as ABN AMRO has to offer.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Compliance Advisor, Corporate & Institutional Banking at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

11 augustus 2018
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If you are interested and believe you match the profile, please send us your application and CV to If you have any questions, please contact Dennis Freriksen: 

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