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Compliance Analyst

Stockholm, Sweden

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Job Description


American Express in the Nordic region is one of the fastest growing international businesses of American Express worldwide. We are in a very expansive and exiting times and we have a bright future ahead!
We are looking for a Compliance Analyst to join our team of 6 people based in Stockholm. Not only will you be part of an international and renowned company but this is a unique and exciting opportunity to join one of the fastest growing regions in a Fortune500 company as well.
Offering a sound work-life-balance is something we highly value and promote. As an example of this, the Compliance team normally works from home one day per week. We are happy to tell you more about the advantages and benefits of working at American Express!
The Compliance Analyst is responsible for supporting processes and oversight for all regulatory compliance related matters within the Nordics Cluster (Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway) for American Express products and services, including particularly relevant charge and credit card activities. This role reports to the Head of Compliance for the Nordics cluster.
Principle Responsibilities:
  • Support the development and embedding of appropriate and effective governance practices, controls and approval processes required at a business, legal entity and market level, to deliver and evidence regulatory compliance, especially as regards KYC and other AML related issues.
  • Advising the business on compliance-related matters, including but not limited to Consumer Protection, AML and CTF and the regulatory implications of new and existing products, services and processes, resolution of compliance-related incidents and gaps and the review/approval of business activities as appropriate.
  • Liaise with other departments as required when providing support to the business as well as when being involved in projects
  • Develop and/or assists the business in the development and maintenance of compliance-related policies.
  • Develop and conduct customized training and communication plans to meet legal entity needs on AML and CTF training. The responsibility also includes to coordinate and log training activities.





  • Regulatory compliance experience preferably relating to the payment services, consumer credit sector and AML/CTF
  • Excellent understanding of compliance regimes, including ability to interpret American Express compliance requirements under laws and regulations
  • Strong understanding of payment services systems and processes
  • Strong Risk Management skills
  • Strong Relationship, Communication and Influencing skills
  • Good Business Acumen
  • Ability to translate legislation and regulations into operational processes
  • Ability to oversee projects in order to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives, to priorities and reprioritize activities
  • Ability to present to Senior Management to assist their understanding of compliance risks associated with their business
  • Graduate and/or relevant professional qualification preferred - Law or Economy degree, Compliance/AML Diploma
  • CAMS Certification with a Legal/Compliance/Control/Auditing background an advantage
  • Solid understanding of the requirements of the regulatory environment and the wider implications of EU financial services laws in regards the business/activity supported
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and influence at all levels
  • Knowledge of Danish and/or Danish law is an advantage, or knowledge of any other Scandinavian language



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

ReqID: 18015818
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2018, 5:19:33 AM
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