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Senior AML / Sanctions Regulatory Advisor – Euroclear (Closed)

Sectors: Finance
Functions: Senior AML / Sanctions Regulatory Advisor
Locations: Brussels


Why Euroclear?

People at heart, Business in mind. They believe that their people are their strength. The diverse talents that their employees bring to the table, drive their global success. They are committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and strive to be a great place to work for all.

As the trusted provider of post-trade services, Euroclear connects participants from across the globe and ensures the safe transfer of money and securities. Here, you can contribute to the sustainable development of the world’s financial markets and achieve your personal and professional ambitions.

At Euroclear, teamwork is at the heart of everything they do. To promote openness and communication they have open plan offices, a hybrid working model, a collaborative online platform spread over 15 different locations and a casual dress code. They continuously strive to do things better but also inspire their people to make the workplace fun.

Euroclear recruits people from all walks of life. Their 4,000 employees represent 89 nationalities of which over 50% are women. They are deeply convinced that diversity of talents, backgrounds and opinions is a key to success, by fostering engagement, energy and innovation.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. If you need any specific accommodation due to disability or any other reason, you can let the recruiter know during your application process.

Role purpose

Are you passionate about Financial Crime with an eagle eye for detail? Do you love interpreting regulatory and legislative requirements to establish policies and procedures that protect them and their customers?

If you would like to work in an environment, where you will have impact, ‘fight the good fight’ and grow whilst doing something genuinely important for their company, their industry and society at large, then they may have a role for you!

You’ll work with Euroclear colleagues in departments across their business on a daily basis providing expert guidance on a broad range of topics. You’ll work on projects with the wider Financial Crime team that will help refresh and calibrate how they respond to new legislation and regulations in their different locations.

Their team is part of the Compliance & Ethics department responsible for providing advice on Financial Crime issues for the Euroclear Group. Compliance & Ethics is an integral part of the ‘Three Lines’, helping to protect the integrity and enhance the reputation of Euroclear in its key role in the global financial markets. Their team consists of Financial Crime Subject Matter Experts with excellent compliance and regulatory experience and expertise.

Key responsibilities

  • As a Regulatory Advisor you will be responsible for embedding financial crime policies into the various entities of the Euroclear Group and providing advice to senior management and the different lines of business on the concrete application of the AML/CTF and/or sanctions laws, regulations, standards and market practices
  • While they are ideally looking for a candidate who can work across both the AML/CTF and Sanctions domains, a strong expertise in one and an interest in the other will also be considered
  • Duties include:
    • Ensuring the existence and proper functioning of the AML/CTF and/or Sanctions governance frameworks via the publication and maintenance of policies and procedures that cover applicable regulations
    • Provide anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and/or sanctions related advice to a wide range of stakeholders
    • Assess the applicability and impact of new regulatory requirements and implement them in their anti-financial crime policies and procedures
    • Oversee the tracking and review of anti-financial crime regulatory change & assist with the definition of controls
    • Take the lead on and/or contribute towards anti-financial crime training
    • Assist in overseeing the anti-money laundering monitoring programme (e.g. assessing client due diligence for risk factors, transaction monitoring & sanctions screening)
    • Assist in keeping the AML/CTF and Sanctions framework up-to-date
    • Assist AML Compliance Officers in the definition and delivery of their annual plan including preparation of annual reports


  • Educated to Master’s degree level or equivalent qualification/relevant work experience, a degree in Law is preferred
  • Ability to create and maintain working relationships across business areas and present information and recommendations at senior management forums
  • Sound knowledge of AML and/or Sanctions with previous experience (minimum 5 years) in interpreting, advising on or monitoring AML/Sanctions compliance in the financial services sector or in a management consulting firm
  • Experience in regulatory implementation, cross-department & cross-location work
  • Securities sector knowledge and/or experience is a plus
  • AML or Sanctions Policy writing experience is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English – ability to analyse and summarise
  • Strategic & Commercial awareness – develop and apply commercial awareness and business acumen in day to day and longer term tasks
  • Team player, organised and effective


Please send your application and/or CV to Annemie Schuermans: (+32 471 42 63 23)

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