Compliance Administrator, SGSS Dublin

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 18 Oct 17 2017-10-18

Compliance Administrator

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Description of the Business Line or Department

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special purpose vehicles.

Summary of the Key Purposes of the Role

Reporting to the Head of Compliance, the Compliance Officer is responsible for Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know your customer (KYC), compliance matters and risk management. They will gain an understanding of the day to day requirements within the risk & compliance area and have the opportunity to liaise with internal clients and central departments. As the candidate progresses they will have the opportunity to become involved in more tasks and further develop their knowledge and experience.

Summary of Responsibilities

(KYC) & Compliance
• Performing KYC Due Diligence & Scoring files (new & existing Clients/Investors) – using new KYC tool (SCOW)
• Maintain KYC due diligence database
• Monitoring Suspensive Conditions
• Monitoring of clients FATCA & CRS Status
• Inventory of our legal docs (Transfer Agency Agreement, Administration Agreement, Custody Agreement, Trust Deed) and missing documentation to be received from new clients
• Procedures Reviews
• Ad-hoc Projects/Requests



• Self-starter and ability to work independently
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills necessary.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Good initiative required but also ability to recognize when escalation of issues needs to be taken.

Work Experience

• Experience in a similar role


• Degree required – preferred risk & compliance/business/accounting/finance concentration.


• Fluent English essential; knowledge of French language an advantage

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.