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Compliance Officer

Requisition ID:  4623

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.


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.


Our opportunity for you: 


        We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional as Compliance Officer to join Vistra!


As part of the Compliance Function, the Compliance Officer will:

  • Perform compliance advisory on the following topics: applicable rules and regulations, the resolution of Compliance related queries, oversight of AML process and Risk Assessment, day to day Compliance support for the operation teams
  • Handle the regulatory gap analysis, implementation, development and maintenance of the AIFM compliance related policies and procedures - and monitor the compliance with the AIFM regulatory requirements on all activities
  • Identify and assess compliance risks and assist the senior management in controlling these risks.
  • Support Senior Management on communications with the authorities



Your responsibilities include:


  • Coordinate and implement new and/or amended group or jurisdictional compliance and reporting standards (including non-Luxembourg regulations when appropriate)
  • Contribute to procedures and reports specific to the AIFM that fit in Group policies and principles
  • Monitor and report on Compliance issues to the management in line and potentially to Funds Board esp.
  • Provide help, guidance and direction to other employees in relation to AIFM queries
  • Remain informed and up to date on regulatory developments affecting the business and contribute to assessing their impact
  • Support responses to consultations and implement necessary changes to policies, procedures and processes
  • Participate to a transaction and fund risk rating model and monitor the transactions approved by the AIFM in accordance thereto
  • Participate to the Compliance Monitoring Program by testing and sampling activities, and drafting compliance reports in line with circular 18/698
  • Be a point of contact and assess Complaints and Conflict of Interest. Maintain a register of communications with authorities
  • Oversee the due diligence process over delegates of the AIFM, support the oversight of delegated AML processes and Risk Assessment
  • Populate and maintain a compliance monitoring tool (CAROL)
  • Participate in and coordinate internal and external audits, Follow up on compliance related internal audits points
  • Share your knowledge and experience with your direct colleagues. Be a team player and build strong and durable relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, clients and third parties including lawyers, bankers, tax advisors and notaries
  • Deliver quality by contributing to value-added trainings to our staff members in line with business requirements as well as with the changing regulatory and group procedural landscape
  • Anticipate potential queries and issues. Address these queries in a timely manner by informing the management in line and/or any other Vistra officer
  • Be a role model to colleagues in terms of professionalism and behaviour, and adhere to internal procedures at all times
  • Ensure that deadlines are met (regulatory reporting, internal monitoring, etc.)


 Relevant experience: 


  • University degree in in Economics, Finance, Law or Risk Management
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience within Compliance, Risk or Audit area
  • Strong understanding of regulations applicable to Luxembourg management companies (i.e. governance, AML, investor protection, rules of conduct, KYC, delegation oversight ...)
  • Excellent analytical skills, highly detail oriented, thorough, with excellent organizational and communication skills, the ability and eagerness to learn quickly
  • Excellent communication, organisational and timekeeping skills
  • Proactive with a client service orientated attitude
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • A self‐starter, can-do attitude, willing to take ownership in processes/projects. Ability to work in a very dynamic environment,
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Able to draft report in plain English.


 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! 




Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Luxembourg, LU, L-2540

Department:  Operations (B203210)

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