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Compliance Officer

About Us


ABN AMRO Clearing is a global firm that provides an integrated suite of financial services to professional investors in the global financial market. Our core service offering consists of execution, clearing, financing, stock borrowing and lending, settlement and custody.


Role Purpose


The purpose of this role is to monitor that we are conducting our business in accordance with the rules of regulators and exchanges, as well as our internal policies. You will monitor and assess compliance, market integrity and conduct risks, and develop mitigating actions and take a risk-based approach. This role is a permanent full-time role.


Role Responsibilities


  • Provide business lines with professional advice on compliance and regulatory related issues, including in relation to financial markets and AML/CTF 
  • Provide relevant compliance training to staff
  • Develop policies, procedures and compliance plans to ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes and update policies and control processes accordingly 
  • Perform testing of business controls including execution and market surveillance controls  using ABN AMRO Bank’s risk control monitoring and testing systems and investigate identified issues and  rule breaches
  • Perform compliance monitoring, reporting and risk assessments
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, regulators and exchanges and participate in audits 
  • Assess risks on new products and services, client on-boarding and reviews  and business proposals
  • Maintain Compliance registers and databases
  • Deal with regulatory incidents including assessing, reporting and recommending mitigation actions
  • Responsible for day to day processes within the Compliance department including requests from ABN AMRO Bank’s Head Office. 


Role Requirements


  • Tertiary qualification in a related discipline
  • 5+ years relevant working experience within financial markets
  • Good working knowledge of financial markets, market surveillance, clearing and execution, and related risk monitoring controls
  • Knowledge of local regulations including financial market operating rules, AML/CTF, and privacy
  • Experience with market surveillance tools such as SMARTS 
  • Good presentation skills  and ability to communicate and interact comfortably with different stakeholders
  • Good drafting, attention to detail, accuracy and analytical skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Technical skills with Microsoft suite including Excel and Powerpoint, and Webex tools


What we offer


ABN AMRO fosters a working environment for people who want to contribute to a culture of excellence. We make a difference with our expert employees, who are driven by a desire to continue developing.  We attract people who take their job and their talents very seriously, and in return we give employees the responsibility and the scope to excel in their role.  You will be working with a group of people who have the same drive and vision, but whose backgrounds and experience are as diverse as those of our clients. 


We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has a professional approach, excellent communication skills and is motivated. In return, we will offer you an attractive remuneration package, and the opportunity to work in a progressive and innovative working environment. If this is what you are looking for, please apply and outline in your cover letter how your experience fits the above criteria. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds so that we can continue to build a bank in which all sorts of talented individuals work together.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Sydney, N/A, AU

Job Posting Date:  21-Sep-2021
Requisition ID:  58524

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