Head of Compliance

  • competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Link Asset Services
  • 18 mars 19

The Head of Compliance will be responsible for the internal company secretarial function as well as the Compliance one for the Luxembourg office.

Company Description

We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who is headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us…



Job Description

The Head of Compliance will be responsible for the internal company secretarial function as well as the Compliance one for the Luxembourg office.

The main responsibilities will include the following:

  • Managing the Compliance function and overseeing the Compliance team (6 people) within the Luxembourg office;
  • Monitoring client’s transactions on a risk-based approach;
  • Leading the legal and regulatory watch and advising the teams on changes impacting the business;
  • Acting as the dedicated/approved Compliance Officer towards /by the CSSF;
  • Encouraging and promoting the development of the Compliance culture within the company;
  • Ensuring local Compliance and Legal regulatory watch
  • Drafting minutes of internal board and committee meetings and follow-up signatures;
  • Coordinating with stakeholders and follow-up accountable owners on actions from such meetings;
  • Maintaining authorised signatories and arranging distribution of updated lists;
  • Following up, mapping and reconciling different actions to the procedures and maintaining the thereto relevant logs;
  • Participating in the continued improvement of the compliance and internal general secretarial function;
  • Completing specific projects and other administrative and secretarial duties as required;
  • Providing ad-hoc executive assistant support to the Executive Committee;





The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in a similar role in Luxembourg;
  • Strong company secretarial and compliance knowledge preferably gained in a fiduciary;
  • Good understanding of corporate governance principles;
  • Good working knowledge of the Luxembourg regulatory environment;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and manage timescales;
  • Willing to work with a high level of integrity, tact and discretion;
  • Fluent in English (French or any other language would be an asset);
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).



Additional Information

Our Luxembourg office employs around 115 people and aims at attracting enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. You will be joining a team that works in a friendly, co-operative and supportive environment, as well as a company that will provide you with the opportunity to develop.