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Compliance Officer (Financial Crime Manager) - Luxembourg


Are you an experienced Financial Crime Risk specialist looking for a business facing role supporting a regulated asset management business in Luxembourg and across Europe?

Macquarie is looking to hire to this newly created role where you will have the opportunity to support a new and rapidly expanding business with a presence in multiple European countries. You will be covering several business lines including private equity investments related to Infrastructure and renewables, real estate, private debt investments and public market investments in equity, and fixed income.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Advising Macquarie Asset Management portfolio management and deal teams on financial crime risk related matters including due diligence process, requirements and escalation protocols
  • Performing and presenting Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) reviews on Macquarie Asset Management clients, asset counterparties, delegates, fund distributors and in-scope third parties
  • Providing face-to-face and virtual training on financial crime requirements to new joiners and existing Macquarie Asset Management staff in line with established training programme
  • Performing periodic assurance reviews of duly appointed administrators and KYC service providers in line with established monitoring and assurance programme
  • Supporting ad-hoc internal / external investigations relating to financial crime cases.
  • Keeping abreast of upcoming, new and revised European and Luxembourgish FCR and AML/CFT rules, laws, regulation and directives

Our ideal candidate will have recent experience gained within the asset management industry (may include related experience in a legal or regulatory role) or within a private equity, multi-asset Manager, or UCITS manager.   Experience acting as a "responsable du contrôle du respect des obligations" ("RC") for a CSSF supervised AIFM or investment firm is desirable and you will be fluent in French.

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About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: RMG-958665
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Luxembourg
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory, Risk Management
Group: Risk Management Group
Division: Financial Crime Risk
Recruiter: Tya Botha
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