Compliance Officer - M/W

Fixed term contract|Milano|Compliance

Compliance Officer - M/W

Milano, Italy Fixed term contract Compliance


Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Societe Generale operates in Italy through different companies belonging to its three main core businesses: Retail Banking in France, International retail banking, financial services and insurance and Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services.

As a key pillar of the Societe Generale Group’s universal banking model, SG CIB supports the economy by playing a key intermediary role, offering broad market access to issuers and smart investment solutions to investors. The service we bring to our corporate and financial institutions clients revolves around three main activities - investment banking, financing and markets - and our global franchises of equity derivatives and natural resources. For our clients we stand out because we are a trusted advisor with a worldwide leading engineering expertise and a quality product suite. In 1967 the Societe Generale founded the first location in Milan.


                Our company is looking for a Compliance Officer under temporary contract  to guarantee that our business processes and transactions follow all relevant legal and internal guidelines.

             Under the supervision of the Senior Officers in charge, in a context of Corporate and Investment Banking activities your duties will include reviewing the relevant documentation and data to ensure compliance with financial crime regulation and standards, in particular on anti-money laundering (AML), sanction and embargo (S&E). The ultimate goal is preventing money laundering as well as the danger of terrorist financing.

Desired start date: As soon as possible

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Investigate and assess the risks posed by the transactions/activities (e.g. via Compliance review of the KYC files in the on-boarding, review and one-off approval request phase) as well as monitor the transactions/activities (e.g. via ex-post monitoring and controls)
  • Regularly examine data and solutions to verify all AML regulation are met
  • Review or develop policies and/or procedures
  • Ensure keeping orderly audit trail of the activities and escalating violations

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, finance, business management or a related field
  • 1-3 year(s) proven experience in a KYC or Compliance function working on KYC files and on ex-post AML monitoring and supervision, preferably in international contexts

Language skills:

  • Italian - mother tongue required
  • English - proficiency in written and verbal communication skills
  • French would be nice to have

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Knowledge of UE and ITA AML requirements and regulation besides the international standards (e.g. EBA, FATF)
  • High analytical approach with strong attention to detail
  • Dealing with administrative tasks, with precision and diligence
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and capacity to match tight deadlines and to work under huge pressure
  • High ethical behavior
  • Team spirit

Why join us

Société Générale Italy is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

Business insight

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.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

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!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000Y3N
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2023/01/09