Compliance Officer

Experience level Executive Role
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
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The job holder is responsible for administering compliance and investment guidelines processes, promoting the compliance culture and advising senior management and business lines across the company (AXA Funds Management) and its delegates.

Compliance control framework:
• Execution of the compliance control and monitoring plan and escalating major risks and issues to senior management. Identifying and implementing improvement of compliance controls. Improving processes on internal compliance with a focus on AXA IM Group wide standards and policies
• Overseeing the compliance controls within the Delegates and Services Providers network, including periodic reviews of their general compliance framework and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) arrangements
• Keeping up to date and regularly reviewing Company’s policies and procedures
• Ensuring that the Funds and the Company are managed and operate in compliance of applicable rules and regulations and with AXA IM Group standards, and that the compliance framework is adequate
• Preparing and presenting compliance reporting for senior management, Boards of Directors, governance and risk committees, AXA IM Group and the regulator
Advisory and promotion of the Compliance culture:
• Giving guidance and advice to the senior management, but also to other departments
• Coordinating and implementing compliance training program for employees, new joiners and senior management
• Ensuring that the best interests of investors are preserved
Fund’s and Company’s compliance:
• Assessing the compliance aspects of the product approval and review process
• Overseeing the Investment Compliance activity and providing advice upon the interpretation of rules
• Participating or leading projects linked to regulatory changes
• Coordinating the regulatory watch of the Company, including communication and implementation
• Being an active member of the Global and Regional Compliance function
• Perform other tasks and projects as assigned from time to time

• University degree in a relevant field or equivalent

• Proven experience working in the fund industry within a Compliance function, preferably in Luxembourg
• Experience interfacing with a regulator
• People management experience is preferred

Knowledge and Skills
• English and French: fluent. Other languages: an advantage
• Very good and transversal command of compliance duties of the asset management industry
• Robust knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to Luxembourg funds and Management Companies (UCITS and AIFMD)
• Good command of computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
• Capacity to communicate effectively and convince others, both internally and externally (verbal and written)

• Organised and capable to work under pressure and independently
• Good team relationship, initiative spirit in a multicultural environment
• Good communication skills
• Attentive to details, flexible, capable of prioritizing tasks and exercising sound judgment and creativity in finding solutions and improvements

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company