AML Officer

Puilaetco Belgium, Brussels, BEL, 1160
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Purpose of the Job


Are you looking for a new professional challenge in a team that strives for excellence and growth, in a dynamic, innovative, and caring environment? Do you enjoy both a local and international work environment? Are you sensitive to sustainable finance and diversity? Then join us!

The successful candidate will work as part of the Belgian Financial Crime Compliance team of our private bank.  We are a small but growing compliance team and need an additional support.

Puilaetco is the Belgian branch of Quintet group located across 6 European union member countries and offering wealth management services.

AML Officer is responsible for performing AML due diligences on clients (KYC) and transactions (KYT). In order to identify suspicious activities, the function includes efficient gathering and reviewing of new client information, as well as monitoring financial transactions for existing clients. You will be supporting the MLRO updating policies and procedures and supporting the MLRO providing training and awareness on local requirements.

You will have daily contact with the following stakeholders within the bank: client advisors, client advisor assistants, wealth planners, management, and FCC colleagues at group level.

Key Accountabilities



As an AML officer, you are responsible as second line function for:

  • Assessing client risk and identifying triggering factors for risk categorization
  • Analyzing client structures / transactions and determining appropriate KYC / KYT require-ments
  • Participating in the clients / transaction’s acceptance process
  • Pro-actively propose improvement for the clients / transaction’s acceptance process
  • While participating in the clients / transaction’s acceptance process, manage frequent con-tact with Clients’ Advisors and Relationship Managers. 
  • Reporting of the AML analysis to MLRO
  • Drafting suspicious transaction reports to the FIU
  • Assisting the MLRO in updating local policies and procedures
  • Assisting the MLRO in providing training and awareness
  • Personal development of your AML expertise, you will assist relevant internal and external trainings, You will also enjoy the expertise of our competence center.

Knowledge and Experience


  • At least 4- 6 years of experience as AML officer in the Belgian financial sector
  • Relevant experience in private banking is an advantage
  • Master’s degree in finance, Economy or Law with a deep knowledge of AML laws
  • A good understanding of the tax regularization legal frame-work is key
  • Knowledge of NBB regulations and financial industry best practices
  • Familiar with Fraud, Sanctions and Embargos

Attributes and Qualities


  • Good written and oral communication skills 
  • Effective team player and able to work independently 
  • Ability to meet pre-established deadlines
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • “Can-do-attitude”
  • Strong in change management
  • Continuous learning mentality

Languages Skills


  • Good knowledge of English. Fluency in French and/or Dutch is required 
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