Senior Compliance Officer

Senior Compliance Officer
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.  

We support our clients over six sectors and deliver value across three service lines. We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world. 

A powerful combination

It’s never been a more exciting time to join our organisation. Tricor and Vistra have now merged to form one organisation, which means we’re now a powerhouse of over 9000 colleagues in 50+ jurisdictions across the globe. We’re seizing the opportunity to create a purpose-led organisation that will unlock significant value for our business, our clients, and our people.


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Senior Compliance Officer, based in our Luxembourg office.


As part of the Compliance Function, the Compliance Officer for Monitoring will:

  • Perform compliance advisory on the following topics: applicable rules and regulations, the resolution of Compliance related queries, oversight process and Risk Assessment, day to day Compliance support for the operation teams
  • Handle the regulatory gap analysis, implementation, development and maintenance of the AIFM compliance related policies and procedures - and monitor the compliance with the AIFM regulatory requirements on all activities
  • Identify and assess compliance risks and assist the senior management in controlling these risks.
  • Support Senior Management on communications with the authorities


Your role:

  • Coordinate and implement new and/or amended group or jurisdictional compliance and reporting standards (including non-Luxembourg regulations when appropriate)
  • Contribute to procedures and reports specific to the AIFM that fit in Group policies and principles
  • Monitor and report on Compliance issues to the management in line
  • Participate to the Compliance Monitoring Program by testing and sampling activities, and drafting compliance reports in line with circular 18/698
  • Populate and maintain a compliance monitoring tool (CAROL)
  • Provide help, guidance and direction to other employees in relation to AIFM queries
  • Regulatory watch: remain informed and up to date on regulatory developments affecting the business and contribute to assessing their impact
  • Support responses to consultations and implement necessary changes to policies, procedures and processes
  • Be a point of contact and assess Complaints and Conflict of Interest
  • Maintain a register of communications with authorities
  • Oversee the due diligence process over delegates of the AIFM
  • Participate in and coordinate internal and external audits, Follow up on compliance related internal audits points
  • Regulatory reporting: contribute to the yearly regulatory reporting, coordinate such reporting across AIFM functions
  • Ensure that deadlines are met (regulatory reporting, internal monitoring, etc.)


Key requirements:

  • University degree in in Economics, Finance, Law or Risk Management,
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience within Compliance, Risk or Audit area,
  • Strong understanding of regulations applicable to Luxembourg management companies (i.e. governance, AML, investor protection, rules of conduct, KYC, delegation oversight ...),
  • Excellent analytical skills, highly detail oriented, thorough, with excellent organizational and communication skills, the ability and eagerness to learn quickly,
  • Excellent communication, organisational and timekeeping skills,
  • Proactive with a client service orientated attitude,
  • Strong relationship management skills,
  • A self‐starter, can-do attitude, willing to take ownership in processes/projects. Ability to work in a very dynamic environment,
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written. Able to draft reports in plain English.


Company Benefits:

At our Vistra Luxembourg office, we believe in putting our employees’ well-being first!  We have a challenging position in an ambitious organization where no day is the same. A company with a view to the future where you can grow together with and, above all, put your own stamp on.


In addition, we offer:

  • Vistra Bonus Plan, based on Vistra Group performance and individual performance
  • 232 hours of holidays (29 days), plus public holidays;
  • Lunch vouchers for the amount of 10.80 EUR (18 per month);
  • Additional AXA Health Insurance of which Vistra pays 50% (Axa VitalPlus scheme);
  • Participation in Vistra Pension Scheme, after 6 months as a Vistra employee;
  • Reimbursement of your public transport costs up to the amount of 75 EUR per month for cross borders.
  • Sympass card discount (Sympass gives you access to exclusive discounts on your purchases and leisure activities in Luxembourg and the Greater Region). Concierge Services available by using the SYMPASS application.
  • Subsided gym membership  (Factory 4 the largest Fitness space in Luxembourg)
  • Remote and adaptive work arrangement (maximum 3 days per week work from home and minimum 2 days per week work from the office after the adaptation period)
  • Learning and training, i.e., via our digital learning environment ‘Vistra Skills Platform’
  • Support for professional qualifications eg ACCA
  • Regular social events
  • Free coffee, tea and fresh fruits in our office


Vistra supports employees’ charitable efforts by encouraging engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and projects to improve our impact as a company. You could participate in team volunteering activities to support your communities, with one day per year being paid for. Don’t have the time? With Payroll Giving it will be easier and more financially attractive for you to donate to charity.


If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply!  Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!

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