Business Compliance Officer
Business Compliance Officer

For our client, a dominant player in the corporate services industry in Amsterdam, we are
looking for a talented Business Compliance Officer.

The position
The client facing business is organized in five Client Units, whereby each Client Unit
comprises of one to four client teams. The Business Compliance Officer (BCO) is the go-to
compliance specialist in the Client Unit.
As BCO you will be a true senior specialist and key part of the design and improvement of
the internal Risk & Compliance framework of the company.
You will advise and monitor the (Senior) Company Lawyers in the Client Unit on all the
compliance related tasks, such as client on-boarding/acceptance, client acceptance file
(dienstverleningsdossier) reviews, transaction monitoring and data quality. You liaise
between the client teams, the Expert Center Risk and Control (ECRC) and Compliance.

Your responsibilities:
  • Being the go-to specialist for all compliance related questions and industry expert
    within the Client Unit
  • Coordinating and monitoring all the compliance related activities of the (Senior)
    Company Lawyers in the Client Unit
  • Coordinating and executing client on-boarding/acceptance process for all “new”
    client entities in the Client Unit in consultation with the Commercial Executive;
    advising the Company Lawyers and/or Client Directors on the client acceptance
    process for all “new existing” client entities in the Client Unit
  • Monitoring progress and quality of the annual review of client acceptance files
    (dienstverleningsdossier) and advise and support (Senior) Company Lawyers if and
    where necessary (albeit the BCO will not perform the reviews him/herself)
  • Monitoring of and advise on transaction monitoring within Client Unit
  • Coordinating all requests from the Compliance department and the ECRC
  • Prepare periodic reporting and meetings with Compliance, ECRC and SLD,
    together with Director Legal of the relevant client team and follow up on agreed
    action points
  • Perform sample checks on client and client entity related data in ViewPoint and
    report results to ECRC, SLD and Director Legal of the relevant client team
  • Prepare and implement action plan for all compliance and data quality related
    matters of Client Unit
  • Implementation of any new compliance related policies, procedures and
    programs in the Client Unit
  • Represent the relevant client team, together with Director Legal, in LAC and RAC
  • Periodic meetings with ECRC, Compliance and BCO community to discuss best
    practices and bottlenecks and suggest any improvements for relevant compliance
    or data quality policies and procedures
  • Training and advising the Client Unit in best practices of Compliance

Who we are looking for
  • Minimum master degree in law
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably in the corporate
    services industry
  • In-depth knowledge, or interest to gain in-depth knowledge, in laws, regulations
    and procedures, in particular Wtt 2018, Wwft 2018 and Sanction regulations
  • Pragmatic but critical approach, attention to detail and problem-solving mentality
  • Excellent fluency in Dutch and English, both verbal and in writing
  • Good drafting and planning skills

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your curriculum vitae IN WORD in
English (covering letter not necessary just a brief motivation of 1 alinea re interest in the
position) + salary expectation + Skype name +  timeslots for interview availabilities +
notice period/availibility via e-mail to
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