Compliance officer

Kurfürstendamm 119, 10711 Berlin, Germany | Full-timeApply Now

A bit about the role

Your team

Avaloq Compliance safeguards Avaloq from compliance risks by advising our colleagues how to maintain the highest compliance and ethical standards when conducting business.

The Compliance function is part of the 2nd line of Defense of the Avaloq Group of Companies and integrated in the Legal, Compliance, Risk and Assurance (LCRA) function of the Group, reporting to the General Counsel/Global Executive Board (GEB) and Audit Compliance and Risk Committee (ACRC).

You will be joining Avaloq’s Global Compliance team with colleagues based in Switzerland, Singapore, the Philippines and Germany. At the same time, you will be part of the local German LCRA function, with a special focus on Europe and the BPaaS centerd located in Germany.

Your key tasks:

As Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for all compliance aspects in the business model of Avaloq both working in close collaboration with your global Compliance colleagues and regional and local functions, business heads and operation team members as well as independently as a specialist.

  • Tracking, maintaining, documenting, and reporting compliance obligations from regulators and contractual obligations from clients on an ongoing basis.
  • Coordinating and implementing Avaloq’s global compliance policies and initiatives in its German and European operations and serving as first compliance contact to local colleagues.
  • Assisting the Chief Compliance Officer in defining and maintaining global and local policies and processes.
  • Providing onboarding and ad-hoc compliance trainings to New Joiners and Avaloq Employees.
  • Executing key compliance controls to ensure conformity with compliance policies and processes.
  • Representing compliance in diverse projects, important meetings and committees and providing inputs from a compliance perspective.
  • Maintaining regulatory and contractual obligations from clients.
  • Co-ordinating and assisting in internal and third-party audits, reviews, and other ad-hoc tasks

A bit about you

  • Relevant work experience (min. 3 years) in financial sector or other kind of regulated or process-driven company
  • Profound knowledge of Compliance obligations in the Financial sector in Germany and Europe
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Business fluency in English and German language
  • High level of professional integrity, as well as the skills to handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • University degree (preferably in law or economics) or equivalent

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.


Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

Access to Udemy for professional and personal learning

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A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 12 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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