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Compliance Officer - FEC - Athora

Location: Amstelveen
Employment: Full-time
Are you the Compliance specialist on FEC and conduct combining fun, impact and responsibility? Are you the trusted advisor to the business? Is being compliant more than just a phrase? Then consider our Compliance team as your next opportunity to add meaning to your career.

The function

As Compliance team, we are in search for an enthusiastic Compliance Officer with a professional focus on FEC and Conduct. Together with Security affairs and Legal the Compliance team operates as the Unit Legal and Compliance. As Compliance Officer you operate throughout the organization with a specific focus on Financial and Economic Crime and Conduct. The fulfillment of the role is based on the principle of enabling the organization to manage its risks in a responsible manner. Within the team you work with seven direct colleague Compliance Officers and a colleague who manages Security matters. You report to the Head of Compliance.

Responsibilities, specifically in the areas of FEC and Conduct:

  • Advising and informing management and/or the business on compliance issues;
  • Drawing up relevant companywide policies;
  • Provide substantive support in translating the applicable internal and external regulations into properly functioning business processes;
  • Monitoring compliance and compiling compliance reports for management;
  • Being a sparring partner for the business in the development and implementation of processes and services;
  • Formulating professional opinions to the Board on relevant topics;
  • Helping the business perform a number of operational tasks, including support and advise in dealing with questions from external parties and regulators;
  • To anchor compliance in business operations, you make an active contribution to the development and organization of training and awareness programs;
  • Dedicated Compliance account management to specific parts of the organization
  • (2nd line) participation in projects.


  • At least a completed WO study, preferably Law or comparable study or demonstrably a comparable level of knowledge and thinking. A certified compliance education is an advantage;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience within a financial institution. Good familiarity with investment institutions is an advantage;
  • Experience in drawing up policies, monitoring and advisory activities;
  • In depth knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, with focus on AML/Sanction laws;
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English , including meeting / negotiation skills, giving presentations, drawing up clear reports, network maintenance, etc.;
  • Affinity with supervisory legislation and external regulators such as DNB and AFM;
  • Preferrable good knowledge of insurance and investment processes;
  • To be aware of social developments.


You are a proactive, independent specialist who is analytically strong with a sense of structure and out of the box thinking. In addition, you are organizationally strong and you can plan well. You know how to deal with the tension between commerce and compliance. You have an eye for the interests of all stakeholders and stimulate a balanced weighing of interests. You are committed to complying with the letter but also the spirit of laws and regulations. Finally, you have good empathy, personal effectiveness and persuasiveness.

What we offer

  • Dynamic and competitive working conditions;
  • A good salary;
  • Plenty of space for personal development, including a personal training budget;
  • An informal organization with a good work-life balance.

Are you ready?

If you recognize yourself in the description and the challenge apply now.

For questions please contact Diederick Kavelaars, Talent Acquisition, +31 683 632 417.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Compliance Officer - FEC at Athora in Amstelveen including your CV via our website.

Job posted

14 september 2021
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More information:

Diederick Kavelaars
Senior Recruiter
m. +31 683 632 417

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