Compliance - Financial Crime Core Compliance - Associate - Warsaw Compliance - Financial Crime Core Compliance -  …

Goldman Sachs
in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
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Compliance - Financial Crime Core Compliance - Associate - Warsaw

Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm's culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm's enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm's second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm's compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm's responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our Compliance professionals the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Core Compliance team within the Financial Crime Compliance Group is seeking an associate professional, ideally with prior brokerage and/or other financial industry experience. The associate will support implementation and maintenance of our integrated regulatory compliance program, including: EMEA legal entity risk assessments, EMEA governance schedule, regulatory new monitoring, regional new activity reviews, training, issue escalation and implementation of new regulations.
The ideal candidate would have strong analytical, communication and writing skills, the ability to collaborate with others, manage projects and processes, as well as prioritize and balance a heavy workload. In this role, the associate would be expected to quickly gain an understanding of the firm's businesses in conjunction with the rules and regulations under which the firm operates.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Support EMEA legal entity AML risk assessment
  • Coordinate regulatory enquiries and exams including regulatory questionnaires
  • Prepare governance arrangement including committee and board presentations
  • Support EMEA legal entity policy and procedure maintenance
  • Act as regional office liaison lead to certain regional entities
  • Support future regulatory implementation and policy development
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong academic record with Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • Prior investment banking/financial services industry experience and knowledge of securities industry and products
  • Prior compliance experience and a technical understanding of applicable AML and Sanctions regulations
  • Experience of using data analytics tools and knowledge of structured query language required Ability to work both independently and in team-oriented workflows
  • Ability to manage expectations of key stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work flows and ensure deadlines are met
  • Ability to forge strong relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Proactive, self-motivated, detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Compliance or legal-related experience in financial services preferred


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