Senior Compliance Officer for Bribery and Corruption and Tax Evasion

Are you knowledgeable about Bribery, Corruption, and Tax Evasion matters? Do you have experience applying theory into practice? Would you like to play a vital role in building a new team by contributing your positive attitude and expertise? Take a look at this new opportunity!

We are looking for new colleagues to become a part of the Fraud, Anti-Bribery, and Corruption (ABC) and Tax Evasion (TE) Advisory and Assurance team! The team is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark, but we are looking to expand the team in Warsaw or Vilnius to further strengthen the understanding of TE prevention and ABC in the Bank.

“The team values collaboration, creating an environment where everyone can feel included and comfortable voicing their opinions and being encouraged to develop their career goals.” Shiela Delavin Gebilaguin, Principal Compliance Officer.

Our department is responsible for providing guidance and assurance for Fraud, ABC, and TE matters at Danske Bank, taking pride in being a trusted advisor on complex financial crime matters.

The team consists of Subject Matter Experts on the risks within the team’s portfolio, supporting colleagues across the lines of defence as necessary. We provide input to and assist in the interpretation of policies and instructions, as well as advise on financial crime controls operated by other teams within the Bank, including performing assurance on relevant controls.

Daily work and responsibilities

Your proactiveness in acting and providing support will have a big impact on building and shaping the team. You can also expect a lot of tasks requiring ownership and independence in thinking and making decisions.

As one of the first members of the team in Warsaw or Vilnius, you will be heavily involved in establishing and maintaining connections with stakeholders, peers, and managers at different seniority levels, situated in various locations.

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:

  • Keep a thorough overview and track changes to various documents within the scope of ABC and TE risks
  • Lead projects aiming to increase the maturity of risk management frameworks for the risks managed by the team
  • Support the interpretation and application of Financial Crime Compliance Policies, Instructions, and Procedures through the application of knowledge of internal regulations and external regulatory developments
  • Keep ownership and oversight of Group Compliance observations and provide input to instructions owned by the team
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the Bank’s relevant products, services, organisational structures, and processes, as well as keep track of changes in those
  • Conduct group Financial Crime Compliance oversight activities, including planning, reporting, and documenting assurance reviews performed on financial crime controls in these areas, as well as tracking any findings

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience working with and proven knowledge of Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion risks and controls gained within a Financial Crime function
  • Good understanding of the regulatory risk environment applicable to Danske Bank in Bribery & Corruption and Tax Evasion, within this last area, preferably with knowledge of VAT Fraud
  • Good understanding of how large financial institutions operate, as well as understanding of banking products and services
  • Good experience managing, advising, and reporting to senior stakeholders, and great communication skills while ensuring mutual understanding
  • Experience performing critical assessments of key controls and documenting findings with the ability to prioritise effectively and efficiently in all circumstances and within tight deadlines
  • Advanced verbal and written proficiency in English
  • Practical knowledge of one of the Scandinavian languages will be considered beneficial

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 3360 EUR to 5040 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.

If you have any questions, find me @LinkedIn

Katarzyna Jedlinska, Head of Fraud Risk Management

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 11.08.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer – Compliance, Senior.