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Compliance Officer for Financial Crime Compliance

Would you like to progress your career within Compliance, working on financial crime prevention with a specialist focus on financial crime policy and governance frameworks? Then join us on our journey towards becoming a better bank and help us enhance the financial crime prevention framework within Danske Bank.

Governance is at the very heart of a bank’s Financial Crime Compliance strategy. “An effective governance framework that delivers first-class governing documents and coordinated governance processes and oversight is key to the effective management of financial crime risk” says your future manager, Gemma Louise Gyles.

Creating and maintaining governing documents and regulatory assessments 

In this role, you will support the operation and development of the Financial Crime Governance Framework within the Financial Crime Policy and Governance Team. You will support the team’s main responsibilities to manage and develop Danske Bank’s internal financial crime-related policy, instructions, and business procedures, and to develop and oversee centralised governance processes for Financial Crime Compliance.

You will also prepare regulatory risk and impact assessments to ensure that applicable regulation is mapped and adequately reflected in our processes, risk assessments, and internal governing documents. This is a collaborative role where you engage with our numerous stakeholders, both internal (group-wide and across the lines of defence) and external.

We are looking for a Financial Crime Compliance professional who is excited about creating and maintaining governing documents and regulatory assessments that are valued and actively utilised by risk management professionals across the organisation every day.

Depending on your experience, you may be offered a different seniority of the role.

"Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees."

You will:

  • Support the continuous development cycle of financial crime governing documents across all financial crime risk disciplines, including providing feedback and guidance to stakeholders on policy and legal interpretation matters
  • Support the operation of Financial Crime Compliance governance processes, including oversight and coordination of department-wide processes and initiatives
  • Manage diverse stakeholder relationships
  • Monitor the applicable regulatory requirements to identify changes to the regulatory environment
  • Act as a representative of the Financial Crime Compliance function as required both internally (e.g., governance forums, project steering and working groups, audit interactions) and externally if required (e.g., industry forums, interactions with regulators)

About you:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience within risk management, legal, compliance, audit, or similar functions, preferably within the financial services sector
  • Knowledge of financial crime risk in AML/CTF, Fraud, Tax Evasion, or Sanctions risk
  • University degree in Law, Business, Finance, Economics, or equivalent
  • Understanding the regulatory environment applicable to financial crime in AML/CTF, Fraud, Tax Evasion, or Sanctions
  • Proven experience drafting governance and complex documents
  • Advanced English skills, both spoken and written
  • Fluency in Swedish and/or Finnish, both spoken and written
  • Extensive written and spoken communication skills, a solution-oriented approach, and the ability to summarise complex information for audiences in an accurate and balanced manner
  • Experience with Sanctions Compliance is beneficial

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 2400 EUR to 3600 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; additional health insurance; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Additional health insurance package

Third pillar pension fund

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

See all the benefits HERE.

“Free to be me”

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 27.05.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer - Compliance.

If you want to know more about the job, please contact Head of Financial Crime Policy & Governance
Gemma Gyles
Phone number +46 (0) 767 21 64 36