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Head of Compliance - Citco Governance Services
Head of Compliance - Citco Governance Services
Amsterdam – the Netherlands
Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.
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About the Team & Business Line:
The Citco Group of Companies is a worldwide operating financial service provider. Citco is divided into three separate divisions (Governance Services, Fund Administration and Banking). Group Compliance works across divisions and jurisdictions to ensure that all Citco entities remain fully compliant to all the relevant regulatory requirements and our own policies and procedures. The Governance Services division (GS) provides corporate and administrative support to our customers looking to efficiently structure their activities.
You will be the Head of Compliance for the Governance Services division. You will coordinate and direct the efforts of all local compliance officers who provide compliance support to GS entities all around the world. You will report to the head of Group Compliance and engage with the divisional GS Management Team on issues that transcend the individual offices and be the main compliance contact of the division and linking pin between GS Management and the Compliance Officers that support the division. You will advise on changes that will affect multiple jurisdictions (such as EU Directives, changes in US legislation) and actively participate in multiple local Risk and Compliance Committees to detect, analyze and advise on compliance risks. You will make sure that Compliance Monitoring Reviews take place, assure the quality of these reviews, ensure proper reporting, monitor the follow-up, extrapolate relevant issues and escalate them appropriately. You will have both direct reports, indirect reports and dotted reporting lines.
You will identify, assess and manage the compliance risks relating to the global activities of Citco’s Governance Services (GS) division;
You will provide (strategic) advice to local and GS Management Team on the handling of compliance risks;
You will build and maintain a constructive and professional relationship with the GS Management Team, the local Managing Directors of GS entities, Group Compliance and Group Risk colleagues and other relevant stakeholders (OCM, legal, internal and external audit, etc.);
You will give advice and support to the business on compliance related matters such as AML/CTF, tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and confidentiality, outsourcing and corporate governance;
You will review procedures, work instructions, draft compliance monitoring review reports and make sure all documents that pass your desk are of sufficient quality and legible for those working with them on a daily basis;
You will be writing or contributing to Group Policies, keeping them up to date with new developments and reviewing on a regular basis;
You will be undertaking Compliance Monitoring Reviews (compliance checks and controls) in accordance with annual monitoring plans;
You will report to GS Management Team and the Head of Group Compliance on the results of Compliance Monitoring Reviews and Regulatory change;
You will participate in communication with the regulator(s) and industry bodies of local GS offices;
You will be providing training and or arranging for training to employees regarding compliance policies, legislation and procedures;
You will assist and further develop compliance oversight of outsourcing arrangements.
You have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (law, tax, business, etc.) and at least 10 years of related work experience in compliance, regulatory affairs, KYC/AML or similar;
You display strong knowledge of global standards regarding AML/CFT and regulatory compliance. Affinity with topics such as tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and outsourcing is considered an important plus;
You are a curious and investigative person with a strong moral compass;
You are able to express yourself well in English, both verbal and in writing;
You have some experience in people management;
You feel comfortable working individually as well as part of a team;
You consider yourself to be a pro-active and result driven person;
You are able to develop good working relationships.
Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.
We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.
Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.