Control officer First Line of Defense - Private Banking

Brussels (Belgium)
Student / Recent Graduate
Degroof Petercam

The Job

Context : We are looking for a young professional to join the Private Banking Risk & Control department. This department is the first line of defense for Investment and Business activities related to Private Banking. The Control officer performs the overall first level control & risk management. This role involves close work with all departments across Private Banking. Your Position : Design, optimize, challenge and perform controls over various critical investment or business-related processes including but not limited to trade suitability review, order taking validation, account activity review, etc. Analyze control results and propose an action plan to improve them. Design, implement and monitor business procedures. Develop subject matter expertise for the front to end control & risk management processes across the Private Bank. Act as an intermediary between the Private Bankers, Portfolio Managers and the second line of defense (i.e., Financial & Operational Risk Management and Compliance) to ensure our way of working is fully in line with the current regulation framework. Your Profile : Studies & Experience Bachelor or Master’s degree in economics-related topics (i.e., commercial engineer, economics, applied economics, finance, management, accounting, audit, etc.) Having worked in comparable roles, Compliance, Surveillance, Risk/Operational Risk management or Audit experience is a benefit. Competencies & Skills for the job Fluent at FR and/or NL; good conduct of English is required. Team player showing enthusiasm, critical mind and creativity. High performer, interested in challenging existing risk management processes. Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities. Attention to detail. Good presentation and communication skills. High command of Excel. Coding skills (SQL, Python, Java, VBA, …) is a significant plus. Our Offer : Degroof Petercam is big enough and small enough to matter since we are independent, operate internationally and have different métiers under one roof. Entrepreneurship is our DNA, expertise is our fuel. You will become part of a company with highly skilled, talented and passionate experts that aim for nothing less than excellence. The impact of our work goes beyond profit by looking at business from a broader perspective, challenging those who want to intellectually. In addition to our fascinating work environment, we also offer: Green mobility plan with a focus on flexibility and sustainability A broad offer of learning & development programs including a Degroof Petercam Summer Academy for both professional and personal goals. An attractive and market conform compensation package Flexible working hours & teleworking An Employee Social Engagement Program Access to the same Private Banking Expertise as our clients

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