Compliance Officer with an operational background, ID-SPARINVEST, FILIAL AF SPARINVEST S.A., LUXEMBOURG |
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Compliance Officer with an operational background


Compliance Officer with an operational background to join Group Compliance
Sparinvest is a Luxembourg-based Management Company with a branch in Denmark and we are looking for a skilled, logical thinking and dedicated Compliance Officer to join Group Compliance based in either Denmark (Taastrup/Randers) or Luxembourg.

As Compliance Officer, you will work within the Compliance team in close corporation with the Head of Group Compliance and other business units. As Compliance Officer, you will contribute to the development of Compliance and its position as a value-creating business unit focusing on minimising 

The candidate 
As Compliance Officer, you will play an essential role in creating value for our business. You will be ensuring that Sparinvest is working efficiently by providing the necessary expertise to minimise risks and supporting the business in handling Compliance and Operational risks and other Regulatory Compliance needs.

The role requires strong facilitation and communication skills with the ability to interpret and transform identified risks into relevant practically oriented remedial actions.

You will work with a strategic focus area at Sparinvest with a high degree of innovative spirit. You will have a lot of influence in a flat organisational structure.

You will be based in either Denmark (Taastrup/Randers) or Luxembourg depending on your preferred location. However, travel days must be expected.

Employment at Sparinvest offers a full time position with attractive benefits and the opportunity to shape the future of an ambitious Compliance team consisting of two employees. The team is reporting directly to the Group CFO and the Audit Committee.

The essential tasks
Identify, assess and analyse Compliance and Operational risks within the regulatory set-up surrounding both UCITS and AIF structures as well as the Asset Management industry 

Verify that relevant processes and procedures are documented at all times by performing regular Compliance controls 

Execute risk assessments of controls according to the yearly Compliance Plan and ensure appropriate remedial value adding actions (if necessary) 

Advise, educate and support colleagues and management in legal and business risk related matters 

Support business, regulatory projects and working groups 

The qualifications
You have proven analytical skills and the ability to apply them to Compliance and throughout the organisation 

You have knowledge about the Asset Management industry and minimum 3-5 years of working experience from an operational function such as Controlling, Risk Management or other regulatory unit 

You enjoy interacting and cooperating with colleagues and management in a structured, proactive and execution oriented manner 

You have a business oriented and structured mindset and can demonstrate a high level of initiative combining the capacity to take own initiative with the ability to work both autonomously and as a team player 

You hold a Master’s degree or equivalent 

You are fluent in English, both spoken and written and knowledge of Danish is considered an advantage 

Additional information and application
If you have any questions about the position or Sparinvest in general, please contact Head of Group Compliance Nadia B. Petersen on +352 26 27 47 30 or>.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter in English no later than November 12, 2017, through the link below. We will continuously invite for interviews. 
All applications will be treated confidentially.

The Company
Sparinvest is founded in 1968 in Denmark, and with pan-European operations in Luxembourg since 2001. Sparinvest is an international boutique asset manager, owned by a broad range of Danish institutional shareholders. The group consists of approx. 150 people and is known as a specialist in value investing – both for equities and bonds but also a wide range of other strategies.

We have a winning culture where leading competencies are developed in strong teams based on four strong values: Drive, Decency, Prudence and Presence.

Sparinvest is dedicated to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investments.

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