Compliance Officer to Helaba

den 19 februari 2018
den 20 mars 2018
Maneli Zakipour

As one of the leading banks in the German financial capital of Frankfurt, the Helaba Group employs over 6,000 people and has a business volume of EUR195 bn. Helaba has the long term strategic business model of a full-service bank with a reginal focus, a presence in carefully selected international markets and a very close relationship with the Sparkassen organization. We offer financial services to companies, banks, institutional investors and the public sector, both within Germany and internationally.

The range of services offered by the Helaba Real Estate Group covers the entire value-added chain. From financing, planning and development to the operation of sophisticated properties. Helaba offers institutional investors a large variety of attractive opportunities for participation.

We are now looking for a Compliance Officer to join the growing team at our Stockholm office.

Tasks and Responsibilities
As Compliance Officer you will report directly to Group Compliance Officer in Frankfurt. You will have the ultimate responsibility of making sure the business operations of the Stockholm office are compliant with Swedish, German and international laws and regulations. You will be the internal and external contact point regarding all compliance matters, including contact with the Swedish FSA, Finansinspektionen. Areas of focus include Anti Money Laundering, fraud, data protection and general banking regulations.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, maintaining and reviewing internal procedures and processes.
  • Monitoring regulatory trends and pro-actively shaping the legal landscape.
  • Responsibility for the implementation of German compliance law at Helaba Stockholm Branch.
  • Employment and organisation of the training of staff according to the regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Documenting any irregularity and reporting to effective person responsible for that area, Branch Management and relevant Group function.

Profile and qualifications
We are looking for candidates that have a Swedish law degree and a minimum 5 years of working with compliance in the financial sector. Specifically, experience from relevant regulatory work such as AML, GDPR and banking regulations is desirable.

Experience within corporate finance and real estate transactions is meritorious, as well as German language skills.

The right candidate for this position has the drive and understanding required to work in an international, fast moving environment. You are independent, prone to taking initiative, meticulous and have high integrity. Most importantly, you have a genuine interest and knowledge of the financial industry and relevant financial instruments.

Excellent Swedish and English skills are a must.

Application and Inquiries
We are working with Sharp Recruitment in this process. Please feel free to contact Maneli Zakipour at +46 708 26 27 96 or, for questions regarding Helaba and/or the position.

All applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted continuously. Applications consisting of your resume, cover letter and other relevant documentation should be sent by email to as soon as possible.