Medior Compliance Officer

Requisition ID:  6639

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency. 


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines: 


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration 


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you


We are looking for a Medior Compliance Officer for 32 to 40 hours per week. As a true team player, you will be a part of our strong compliance team of 1 Director, 2 Senior colleagues, 1 Support colleague and 1 Junior. You will collaborate closely with your team, but also with all functions and departments within the company and provide key compliance support and advice.


The team is based in our Amsterdam office, which is located in a brand new location in the South East area of Amsterdam. This new and modern office is furnished in such a way that flexible working is facilitated and (social) meetings can take place in a pleasant working environment.


Vistra practices hybrid working environment so we provide you the possibility to work partially from home.


Purpose of the role


We are looking for you to take place within our Compliance Department. Our strongly developing and ambitious Compliance team is responsible for overall compliance policies and guidance within Vistra NL. In realizing their strategy and ambition to become an industry-leading Compliance Department, our five enthusiastic Compliance Officers need your support in maintaining their Vistra global example function!




Amsterdam based, internationally oriented.


Key responsibilities


  • Contribute to the development and execution of compliance policies and procedures across the organization, primarily for compliance, but also in other areas such as client privacy, records and contract management;
  • Perform and evaluate the activities in accordance with our Compliance Strategy and Year Plan, together with your team;
  • Be a dedicated Compliance Officer and Business Partner to your designated first line business teams – liaise with business teams to support them in their first line compliance role;
  • In cooperation with your dedicated business teams, ensure a proper preparation for discussing client risks at the Vistra Business Committee (VBC) and Vistra Risk Committee (VRC);
  • Monitor the follow-up of Compliance Meetings (in accordance with minutes and conditions set);
  • Prepare second line key process reports (client acceptance, client review, client risk, client outflow);
  • Provide input for our recurring Compliance Reports, including weekly Management Team Reports, quarterly Group Compliance Reports and the yearly IRAP report for the Dutch Central Bank;
  • Second line Client Review Cycle management (planning and follow-up with the team);
  • Second line compliance data quality management (ViewPoint and WorkSite);
  • Organize the Compliance Educational sessions (e.g. Sample Check result trainings / Thematic trainings);
  • Support the coordination of diverse internal and external audits.


Attributes & Skills


  • Excellent language skills, in English and preferably Dutch;
  • Intrinsically motivated to get the best out of yourself, your Team and the organization;
  • Ambition to develop yourself boradly at an international corporate organization;
  • Cooperative mindset in working with first line business colleagues;
  • Stakeholder focused, both internally and externally;
  • Well-organized and flexible.


Relevant experience and Qualifications


  • University degree in Law or other related field of expertise;
  • Between 2-5 years of relevant experience, preferably gained in a global legal or financial services environment;
  • Experience with ‘WorldCheck’ is a bonus.


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you. 


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!





Amsterdam, NL

Department:  LRC (B203014)

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