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Bloomberg Compliance Officer - Amsterdam (12 Month Contract)

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Posted Jun 1, 2022 - Requisition No. 104093

Bloomberg’s Legal & Compliance Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal and compliance risks and issues that come with being the world’s leading financial news and information company. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. We also recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in cultivating a supportive workplace and the importance of giving back to our communities as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program!

We are looking for a Compliance Officer with relevant financial markets experience to join Bloomberg's global group Compliance department. The role is based in Amsterdam, primarily focused on the two Bloomberg regulated entities in The Netherlands – Bloomberg Trading Facility BV and Bloomberg Data Reporting Services BV. BTF BV operates a multilateral trading facility (trading venue), and BDRS BV offers data reporting services for trade and transaction reporting as an authorized APA and ARM.

What’s the Role?

Within the EMEA Compliance function you will work as part of the Amsterdam Compliance team. The role will have a focus on the regulated activities approved in The Netherlands, in particular the operation of a multi-lateral trading facility (MTF), and the data reporting service provider. The ideal candidate will have experience of both European financial services rules and requirements, including MiFIR, MiFID2, and MAR; as well as product and trading services knowledge covering fixed income, derivatives, FX and ETFs; and be able to implement compliance policies, governance and controls. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, together with the ability to work as part of a team, with a real drive to add value to the firm.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Advise and assist business and others responsible for carrying out regulated activities to comply with relevant regulatory obligations
  • Establish, implement and maintain adequate policies and procedures sufficient to ensure compliance of BTF BV and BDRS BV and its staff with their regulatory obligations and for countering the risk that BTF BV might be used to further financial crime
  • Understand and monitor the regulatory environment, develop, enhance and implement the Company’s Compliance Program and report to the Management Board on all compliance matters
  • Maintain relationships with regulatory bodies including the AFM, ESMA and DNB
  • Ensure all required notifications are made to the AFM, ESMA and other relevant oversees regulatory authorities
  • Train staff on Compliance matters, and ensure that staff members are familiar with BTF BV's compliance policies and procedures
  • Provide Compliance oversight of the systems for identifying breaches of BTF BV's Rulebook and of responses to such breaches
  • Be involved with the real-time and post-trade surveillance of trading activity on the trading venue to ensure integrity of the platform and capture abusive behaviour
  • Work closely with colleagues within the global Compliance team, developing and maintaining Bloomberg compliance standards

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience in a compliance or regulatory role, or similar
  • Knowledge of EU financial regulation related to financial markets, trading and reporting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work as part of a high-performing team
  • High ethical standards
  • No disqualifications that would prevent successful regulatory screening (statutory or otherwise)

We'd love to see:

  • Fluency in Dutch and English

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.
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