Testing & Monitoring Compliance AnalystH/F

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Description du poste

American Express is committed to protecting and enhancing its brand and reputation through an intense focus on customer service and ethical business conduct.

Compliance plays a critical role in protecting the company, its brand and its employees through practical, solution-focused guidance on regulatory and ethics-related matters.

 Compliance maintains and continually enhances a comprehensive and highly effective compliance program across the company.

 Compliance strives to be a valued partner to our businesses while building a reputation of credibility and effectiveness with regulators.

In our Compliance department in France, we are looking for a Compliance analyst.

This position is responsible for assisting the Risk Assessment and Controls Manager in the development, maintenance and integration of an effective Compliance Program within the Legal Entity and Business Units operating in France.


Responsibilities in this role will include a combination of the following:

  • Support in the definition and maintenance of a Risk Assessment to identify and evaluate compliance risks within the Legal Entity and Business Units operating in France

  • Support in the evaluation of the impacts of newly issued regulations on new and/or existing products, services, and processes

  • Perform independent second line controls to ensure the adequacy of business operating processes and activities

  • Define, and periodically follow up, the remediation needed resulting from second line controls and key risk indicators

  • Critically review business operating process and internal control systems to advise on enhancements, provide efficiency/rationalization and/or automation  

  • Support in the design and implement key risk indicators (KRIs) on all the applicable regulations, products, services, and/or processes

  • Align with local and International Compliance and other Functions on the main risks/impacts of non-compliance

  • Define reporting flows on the main risks/impacts of non-compliance, locally (e.g.: Committees, Legal Representatives etc.) and/or externally (e.g.: International Compliance Organization)

  • Support the International Compliance strategic projects and/or in the enhancement of monitoring/testing methodologies


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Competences Requises

  • University degree, ideally with focus in law/economics

  • Experience of 3 years in the Compliance/Legal area is preferred

  • Proven strong knowledge of the applicable regulations (e.g.: anti-money laundering, consumer protection and fairness, data privacy, regulatory reporting, anti-corruption).

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. Must have an investigative profile with deeper attention to detail, synthesize data, break down business problems, and conduct brainstorming

  • Work under pressure and ability to manage multiple and varied tasks simultaneously so to comply with internal and regulatory deadlines

  • Understand the basis of the local Compliance environment

  • Microsoft Office management at an intermediate level (mainly Excel, Power Point and Word)

  • Experience in managing regulatory Committees is a plus (preparation, presentation and minutes documentation)

  • Proactive and self-driven. Must have the ability to work with minimum supervision and prioritize and meet goals/deadlines in a fast-paced environment with aggressive deliverables and workforce planning strategies

  • Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings

  • Possess strong written/verbal communication skills and manage alignment meetings with leadership

  • Ability to influence at all levels of management and build relationships across the Compliance Organization and external Functions

ReqID: 21004529
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Temps plein
Date Posted: Apr 7, 2021, 8:55:50 AM