Senior Compliance Officer

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Tallinn, EE, 11415

Job ID: 13160 


Would you like to make a real difference? Would you like to work in Group Financial Crime Compliance? Would you like to shape and drive effective risk management?


Financial Crime Compliance is a part of the bank's second line of defence, within Group Compliance. We are now looking for a Senior Compliance Officer to join Nordea's fight against financial crime.


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.

About this opportunity


Welcome to Group Financial Crime Compliance (GFCC). We add value by helping our business areas understand their compliance obligations and financial crime risk management responsibilities. We set the bar for how Nordea tackles financial crime risk and as a Senior Compliance Officer you will play a valuable role in supporting the business in meeting their financial crime compliance obligations. You will be responsible for understanding the financial crime risk landscape across all the Business Areas we cover, developing a methodology to make sure we focus our activities on the areas of greatest risk and then enhancing the reporting of the outcome of those activities so that we can make a real difference at Nordea.


What you will be doing:


  • Building an overview of the financial crime risk landscape across Nordea using existing information and MI
  • Developing a methodology to prioritise oversight and other activities to ensure that GFCC focuses on the areas of greatest risk
  • Prioritising and co-ordinating team activities
  • Enhancing the reporting of oversight and advisory outcomes to ensure that GFCC’s opinion is landed effectively and acted upon by our key stakeholders
  • Supporting and challenging our Business Area and Group Function stakeholders in their responsibility to comply with the Group's policies and standards
  • Guiding, supporting, advising and training Nordea's staff on their respective financial crime risk management responsibilities


You will join a team spread across our four Nordic centres of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki and Oslo.

The role is based in Warszawa; Tallinn.

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.


To succeed in this role, we believe that you are:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Ready to be resilient, dedicated and collaborative in taking on challenges, accepting that some issues will not be resolved on the first attempt
  • Dependable, willing to speak up - even when it's difficult - and committed to helping and empowering others


Your experience and background:

  • Knowledge and experience in financial crime risk management and compliance
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills. Professional level of English is essential
  • Professional level of a Nordic language would be seen as an advantage
  • Demonstrated track record of achieving positive outcomes, demonstrating collaboration, ownership, passion and courage


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 12/10/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact John Brimelow.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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