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Corporate - Compliance – Global Financial Crimes Compliance Officer – Executive Director

Req #: 180000998
Location: Senningerberg, L, LU
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:
Compliance, J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A. Global Financial Crimes Compliance (Executive Director) - Luxembourg
JP Morgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
JP Morgan established it’s Luxembourg Operations in 1973 through J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A. which today acts as one of the largest custodian and depository banks in the Luxembourg market.  The principal operations of the bank relate to the provision of Investor Services and Transaction Services activities to global institutional clients.  Investor Services and Transaction Services are key divisions within the Firm’s Corporate & Investment Bank  (CIB).
Our Compliance Function
With a diverse team of Compliance professionals supporting all areas of our business around the globe, the team is working diligently to be innovative and present all business partners with thoughtful and unique solutions to the challenges they face.  The Compliance function has a robust set of priorities in place focused on best practice and employee development to ensure goals are delivered.
Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) within the Luxembourg Compliance Team
The GFCC organization covers both global and business-aligned functions supporting the firm’s Anti-money laundering, Sanctions, and Anti-corruption programs and is lead by the BSA/AML Officer and the Compliance Operations Executive. This Senior Compliance Director role will function as the JPMBL lead for GFCC for the Bank covering all lines of business within the entity, currently Transaction Services and Investor Services activities.
The Role and Key Responsibilities
  • The role will report to the JPMBL CCO/MLRO
  • Lead and manage the GFCC program for JPMBL, which includes oversight of AML, Sanctions and Anti corruption compliance,
  • Execute corporate, line of business and JPMBL specific policies and guidelines for Financial Crime prevention;
  • Provide clear advice on the application of local requirements and firm policy in relation to Financial Crime Prevention, and provide risk-based solutions to complex business issues / initiatives across the product range for the lines of business within JPMBL;
  • Execute oversight over centralized AML and Sanction functions that undertake tasks on behalf of the bank
  • Implement Luxembourg KYC requirements to ensure applied to local booking clients alongside global standards
  • Serve as the point of communication and, where necessary, escalation of material AML issues, to the MLRO, senior management and other relevant senior Compliance and Risk management teams;
  • Represent JPMBL GFCC in various Governance, AML and Risk committees, sub-committees, board meetings, working Groups; and GFCC initiatives as required;
  • Act as a primary point of contact for GFCC audit and compliance testing in relation to any regulatory examination or action, audit or test;
  • Act as a primary point of contact for the financial intelligence units and to maintain co-operative relationships with them;
  • Oversee the production of GFCC reporting and metrics; including committee and board meeting reports as required;
  • Oversee, drive and report on the content and completion of AML and Sanctions risk assessment for the bank
  • Supervise the administration of AML and Sanctions training for JPMBL
  • Handle and oversee suspicious activity analysis and reporting with possible filing with the local regulatory bodies.
  • Coordinate Exam Management/Regulator Liaison – managing examinations, reviews and audits which encompass facets of Financial Crimes Compliance
  • Participate in client due diligence visits with regard to our TA AML service or other areas of the bank
  • Manage and address enquiries on managing fraud from regulators and clients in Luxembourg.
  • Have responsibility for the management of the GFCC officers within JPMBL, their work, prioritization and personal development
  • Produce AML regulatory reports
  • Support the MLRO in the production of the annual MLRO report submitted to the authorized management, Board of Directors and local authorities
Required Skills and Experience: 
  • Prior experience in leading a Compliance or equivalent team or process;
  • In-depth knowledge of Luxembourg AML and Sanctions  legislation, international requirements and industry best practice. ;
  • Good understanding of risk assessment processes
  • Strong decision making capabilities and the ability to identify problems and propose solutions
  • Proven ability to make sound decisions, including escalation when appropriate, in regard of AML or sanction risk
  • Product expertise: good knowledge of a full range of transaction services and investor services products including; custody, fund administration, transfer agency, depository, payments, Escrow, liquidity solutions;
  • Excellent communication skills especially the ability to articulate complex issues to a range of audiences, including business management, other Compliance, Legal and control colleagues, as well as Audit and regulatory authorities;
  • Demonstrated flexibility including willingness to accept new assignments and challenges in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Strong comprehension ability and attention to detail are critical
  • Strong written and oral language skills with fluency in English
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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