Medior Compliance Officer

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

We have been providing corporate administration services in The Netherlands since 1997.

You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us…

Job Description

The Medior Compliance Officer is responsible for carrying out all day-to-day compliance work considering local regulatory requirements. He/She will reports directly to the Compliance Manager.

He/She will assist the Compliance Department to ensure that all activities of Link and its employees are in compliance with applicable laws, rules and standards.

The main responsibilities of the position will include:

  • To act as a contact person for all employees of Link for issues of compliance and ethics and to provide regulatory advice, guidance and support to the business on a daily basis;

  • To check the process for client acceptance and reviews including giving advice to the Board in respect of compliance risks associated with client companies and the required risk mitigation;

  • To assist the Compliance Manager with updating the procedures manual of the business;

  • To establish, monitor and communicate compliance related policies and procedures, as well as developing and maintaining an appropriate level of compliance monitoring;

  • To provide and / or assist with training to employees in respect of applicable regulations, standards and ethical issues;

  • To help develop, initiate, update and adjust if necessary processes and procedures regarding proper implementation and monitoring of the compliance program and related compliance issues

  • To contribute to and monitor the maintenance of high quality standards;

  • To be aware of regulatory developments affecting the regulatory position of the organization;

  • To assess the impact and to take the necessary measures in order to make sure that the organization is complying with the regulatory obligations;

  • To undertake regular reporting ensuring that issues are escalated where appropriate, and breached and offer notifiable issues are reported as required;

  • To support, deliver input and feedback on various audits, internal and external audits;

  • To perform ongoing sanctions screening including investigating on hits if necessary;

  • To review DCB news updates (sanction updates and others) and assess the impact on Link;

  • To perform bad press checks when necessary.


The ideal candidate should possess the following key attributes:

  • HBO level
  • Certified Compliance Officer Training (Licent/Kluwer/Confiad) and previous professional experience in the Trust business;
  • Good knowledge of WTT, RibWTT, WWFT, Sanctions Act 1977, WFT and applicable international guidelines;
  • Identifies compliance issues and finds it a challenge to convert these issues to procedures, working methods, training etc.;
  • Possesses numerical and analytical skills;
  • Being able to identify compliance risks and to provide advice to mitigate risks;
  • Able to work independently, as well as being part of a team, with responsibility and commitment;
  • Reliable, proactive, decisive and persuasive;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

Additional Information

Link Group’s purpose statement ‘Together we achieve’ reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success – both personal and professional

We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this.

At Link, you’ll find we support achievement and celebrate success. So, if you want to be a part of this, click the ‘I’m Interested’ or Apply button…

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