Group AML Sanctions System Expert

Quintet Luxembourg, Luxembourg, LUX, L-2955
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Purpose of the Job

The AML / Sanctions systems expert support the continuous improvement and consistency of the AML and sanction screening framework across the Group. The AML / Sanctions systems expert remains up to date on AML and sanction regulation and support the translation into sanctions screening tools. Thereby acting as a pivot between (1) AML / sanctions analysts using the tools and handling alerts on daily basis, and (2) tools experts configuring the tool. 

Key Accountabilities


  • Remain up-to-date on AML and sanctions regulation in cooperation with Group AML / FCC experts. 
  • Transpose AML and sanctions regulation updates into clear solutions for the AML and sanctions screening tools. Take into account expectation from regulators and best practices in the industry. 
  • Identify problems in AML and sanctions screening framework, and engage with other stakeholders (other Compliance experts, business, IT, etc) to define solutions that help the organization achieving its objective. 
  • Participate / actively support remediation projects in relation to AML and sanctions screening framework. 
  • When needed, liaise with external stakeholders (suppliers, external consultant) to determine the best solution taking into account industry practices and budget constraints.  
  • Facilitate decision making process from Senior Management thanks to deep understanding of AML and sanctions obligations as well as business needs, and excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Follow up with Tools experts for technical implementation. Oversee implementation and support the AML / sanction analyst in the user acceptance phase.  
  • Be a driver for the harmonization of the Compliance process / systems / tools landscape within the Group. 
  • Contribute to the work of the Compliance department in any other ways reasonably expected, including participating in on-site quality reviews on selected Compliance topics.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Master degree in business, economics, accounting, finance, and/or law
  • Knowledgeable on AML / Sanctions, generalist compliance and regulatory knowledge.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience within financial institutions or consultancy services. 

Attributes and Qualities

  • Strong problem solving, analysis and reporting skills
  • Effective planning and organization skills, with ability to manage a broad range of activities with sustained momentum and timely delivery
  • Collaborative and supportive team player, with strong work ethic and critical thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to summarize complex / technical issues into simple business terms

Technical Skills

•    Familiar with AML and sanction screening tools, good understanding of IT / configuration. Hands on.

Languages Skills

  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French, Dutch, or German is a plus. 
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