Danske Bank

Compliance Officer with experience in Financial or Operational Risk (Maternity Cover)

Danske Bank

Danske Bank is one of the leading retail banks in Northern Ireland, with around 1,400 employees and a network of 44 branches and 3 regional business centres across Northern Ireland.

We are part of the Danske Bank Group which is headquartered in Copenhagen and is one of the leading financial enterprises in northern Europe, operating in 15 countries.

For more information visit danskebank.co.uk
Copenhagen, DA

Is working together and building relationships one of your core values? Do you have strong analytical, collaboration and stakeholder management skills and would you like to work in an international environment with stakeholders at all levels? If so, you might be the person we are looking for!

We are looking for a Compliance Officer (Maternity Cover) to join our Compliance Oversight Assessment team (“COA Team”). The COA team is part of the Bank’s Group Compliance function and is responsible for performing specific reviews to assess the frameworks put in place by Group Risk Management and 1st Line Specialist Functions, e.g. CFO Area, Group HR, to ensure their adherence to laws, rules and regulations, relevant to their functions.

The team you will join is based in Copenhagen and whilst Copenhagen is preferred for this role, we also welcome applications from one of our other offices in the Nordics.

Financial Risks and Operational Risk

As a Compliance Officer, you get the opportunity to work closely with Head of Compliance Oversight Assessment and offer your support on performing and reviewing cases together with a number of different stakeholders in the business. Your tasks will include:

  • Assessing how control functions handle their compliance requirements in Financial Risks and Operational Risks
  • Preparing Compliance Oversight Assessment reports for Senior Management responsible for each risk area
  • Raising and tracking observations where you find risks that need mitigation as well as assessing, with our stakeholders, the mitigations and closure of observations.
  • Supporting other activities that may arise (reporting, projects, team administration etc.).
  • Providing advice and challenge on compliance matters.

Join a dynamic and talented team

We are looking for a team player, who likes to contribute to the talented team, however at the same time you are comfortable in also working independently and driving your own agenda.

“The strategical position of the COA Team in supporting the Group to meet applicable laws, rules and regulations is unique. As part of our tasks, we are exposed to a wide range of senior stakeholders across the Group, e.g. Group Risk Management, Group Legal, CFO Area, on a continuous basis which makes this position really exciting. Finally, the variation of skills and competencies across the Team creates an amazing environment where knowledge-sharing and development is a key component […]” Alex Cereda, Head of Compliance Oversight Assessments

Furthermore, we are also looking for you who have analytical skills and enjoys working in a structured way. Your excellent deliverable standards, your ability to maintain perspective as well as to stay focused on the details will enable you to ensure that the team’s interaction with other stakeholders is value-add, timely and accurate.

We will succeed as a team, but we imagine that you can bring the following to the table:

  • Solid academic background in e.g. finance, risk management or law possibly supplemented with relevant courses.
  • Experience from a position where you have worked in Management Consultancies or in Audit, Risk or Compliance functions in top tier institutions
  • Understanding of financial regulations across one or more of the following areas: credit risk, market risk, capital risk, liquidity risk or operational risk.
  • Experience in gap analysis and/or risk assessments with European or Danish financial regulations
  • Fluency in a Scandinavian language and English in both verbal and writing.

By joining Danske Bank’s Group Compliance, you will become part of a growing international department working to ensure integrity across the Bank’s participation in financial markets and in society. You will take up a challenging, developing and dynamic role in a fast-paced environment.

Why join us?
You will become a part of a journey to build an even more collaborative, innovative and engaging culture. A culture where we empower all in Group Compliance to take ownership of how we work and how we develop. Our leaders are responsible for inspiring their employees to achieve their goals and to grow personally and professionally. If you can see yourself, thriving in a fun, diverse, business-aware and outcome-centric Compliance department – now is the time to join!

Send us your CV and a cover letter in English! Please note that we are processing applications on a continuous basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Danske Bank directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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