Job description Compliance Manager AML team Luxembourg
INTRODUCTION, ROLE AND CONTEXT
To ensure that the activities of Aberdeen Standard Investment Luxembourg S.A. ( Management Company or ASIL ) are conducted in accordance with Luxembourg laws and respect the Management Company’ Compliance Charter.
Overall role is to assist the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and the Conducting Officer Head of Compliance in ensuring that ASIL follows regulatory principles and rules, the conduct of business rules and other applicable regulations on AML and distribution of investment funds worldwide.
REPORTING LINE : MLRO
Assist the MLRO in : Providing constant support to the business and the Luxembourg funds’ appointed transfer agents’ ( TA ) in handling escalated AML / CFT queries from the appointed transfer agents, advising on risk-
based approach or AML issues for both UCITS and AIFs;Implementing and monitoring an oversight program of externally appointed TA’s AML activities (located in Luxembourg, Ireland, France and Northern Europe), including implementation and monitoring of regular reporting to the Management Company and on-
site visits;Providing AML support on fund related ad-hoc projects such as fund launches, mergers and migrations;Ensuring compliance of ASIL with its on-
going AML monitoring duties including but not limited to remediation projects , name screening and transactions monitoring obligations by providing support to the MLRO in a timely review of potential matches or issues escalated by the appointed TA;
Assist in ensuring that ASIL’s AML / CFT policy and risk assessment framework are maintained and up-to-date; andAssist in the provision of AML / CFT trainings to ASIL employees.
Representing ASIL in internal group committees, in local industry forums and when required, liaise with external parties on any matters arising from the above duties and responsibilities, such as legal advisors, business partners, auditors or regulators ;
Monitoring all relevant internal regulatory changes and ensuring compliance of ASIL , acting as Global Distributor and TA, and its funds with AML related regulatory obligations at all times ;
Acting as compliance support and advisory assistance to ASI employees and management for any question related to AML and offering of investment funds worldwide;
Handling internal and external audits of AML; and
Prepare reporting to ASIL and Funds’ Boards.
Competencies and Role Requirements
University degree, preferably in Law or International Business, Economics.
Minimum 5-7 Years of experience in Asset Management in Luxembourg , preferably with the Compliance or Transfer Agency department of a management company or service provider.
Excellent understanding of AML and asset management regulations on investment funds. Knowledge of cross-border distribution related practices and international private placement a strong plus.
Perfectly fluent in English, both oral and written, French would be a strong plus.
Team player, able to work independently
Role will require availability to travel
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