Compliance Expert (m/f/d)

Permanent contract|Frankfurt am Main|Compliance

Compliance Expert (m/f/d)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany Permanent contract Compliance

Ihre aufgaben

You will focus on providing proactive real-time compliance and regulatory advice to some of the instrumental German Branch business and service units of Societe Generale in Frankfurt, including but not limited to Global Banking & Advisory, Global Transaction & Payment Services, Global Business Service Unit etc.

Your role will involve advising on daily compliance questions relevant to the Branch business and will include amongst others the following tasks:

  • Identify compliance risks in the area of responsibility and advising the business and service units with regards to the set up of mitigating procedures, controls and trainings.
  • Monitoring of applicable regulatory developments impacting the Branch business and assessing local implementation needs.

Proactively maintain relationships and open communication with business lines and other control functions and actively promote Compliance in front of them.

  • Responsible for controls in relation to recurring controls (GPS - Global Permanent Supervision) and organizational tasks (e.g. maintenance of employee lists).
  • Organize and conduct regular general (for new joiners in Frankfurt) and specific Compliance class trainings like ABC trainings.
  • Support in the update of existing local Compliance procedures and in the identification of the necessity/preparation of German appendices for global procedures due to local specifics.
  • Work in close cooperation with the central compliance teams .
  • Maintain contact with regulators and market authorities under supervision of the Senior Compliance Officer or Head of Compliance.
  • Work and elaborate together with the Compliance team on new technologies and/or Crypto asset aspects as well as the regulatory aspects in the view of new product developments.
  • In addition, the expert participates in general projects like the COMPASS exercise (Compliance Risk Assessment) and the WpHG audit on the relevant perimeter.

Ihr profil

Experience and technical skills: 

  • Master’s degree in law, business administration, banking or financial markets
  • At least 2 years of experience in a Compliance, Legal or Regulatory position in a Bank/Financial Institution.
  • Deep knowledge of the applicable regulatory framework and its German implementation into local law (WpHG, MiFID II, MAR etc.).
  • Fluency in both German & English (written and oral) is required; French language skills would be of advantage.
  • MS Office skills (like Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Development and follow up of new technologies and the respective use in the financial industry.

Personal Abilities/ Competencies:

  • Good analytical skills and the capability to interpret and communicate compliance guidance internally.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to address conflict and difficult issues in a professional and proactive manner.
  • Ability to quickly understand the bank’s strategy, its organization, the products and management of Compliance risks, as well as respective laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral as well as good presentation skills.
  • Ability to work with different business lines and locations.
  • Independent and organized working approach.
  • Cooperation & team spirit.
  • Ability to work under pressure all by being structured and accurate.
  • Being motivated and reliable.

Was wir bieten

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

If you thrive on a challenge and want to become a part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV, a cover letter and all your educational and professional certificates.

Ihr umfeld

Societe Generale Frankfurt Branch operates in a wide range of risks every day which can impact its reputation and capital. The Compliance Department protects the Branch by facilitating lawful and ethical business conduct, identifying regulatory solutions, safeguarding the integrity and reputation of the Branch and promoting, in partnership with the business and service units a culture of compliance.

The Compliance Expert is involved in almost all relevant compliance tasks of the branchs’ Compliance team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000JMW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/09/01
Publication date: 2022/06/22