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Compliance Advisor Financial Instruments & Services

Date:  10-Mar-2023

Brussels, BE, 1040

Our company is quite a fascinating environment to work in, especially if you want to move forward. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to seize for those who challenge the obvious and who want to make a difference. Degroof Petercam is a unique blend in many ways: we have different métiers under one roof. We have Belgian roots and we operate internationally. We’re independent and we have decision power. On top of that, we’re continuously in motion to deliver our clients the best possible services. You’ll be part of a company of experts who aim for nothing less than excellence. Our expertise is based on highly skilled & talented people who are passionate about what they do. At Degroof Petercam, you can do what you love, put your skills into practice and develop your talent. We value proximity, which allows you to collaborate closely with your team and to reap the rewards of your work.


To realize our ambitious objectives, Bank Degroof Petercam is looking to reinforce its Compliance department with a Compliance Advisor Financial Instruments & Services. As a member of the central Compliance department, you will be part of a small and dynamic team dedicated to assist and monitor the activities of our Bank related to the MAR and Mifid legal framework to be respected by the Bank’s Private Banking, Financial Markets and Corporate Finance activities.

Your Position

  • Advise our teams with respect to Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and MiFID Compliance in matters like rules of conduct, product governance, Inducements, personal transactions, Inside Information, etc.
  • Analyze files and requests received from other departments and provide them with compliance opinions and recommendations
  • Help implement new regulatory requirements, specific financial services or new products from compliance analysis through implementation
  • Act as regulatory soundboard for specific IT projects regarding implementation questions 
  • Investigate incidents and atypical cases
  • Help organize and deliver training to keep the bank’s staff informed of relevant compliance developments in your domain

Your Profile

  • A master’s in law or economics. A focus on commercial/corporate/finance law would be an asset
  • 3 years of professional experience in a law firm, consulting or a financial institution, with a sound exposure to MiFID or MAR compliance and a good understanding of the operational setup of financial transactions and services
  • Fluent in Dutch plus English or French with a good command of the other one
  • A keen interested in financial instruments, asset management, financial markets and corporate finance
  • An analytical thinker with sound business acumen, objectivity and accountability who is able to work autonomously
  • The ability to translate complex theoretical principles into pragmatic advice 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken as well as strong presentation skills 
  • A team player and relationship builder with a sense of humor. Really. No, really

Experience with databases in general and financial markets tools (Bloomberg, Reuters, etc.) would be an asset.

Our offer

By working for our group, you will join a Belgian bank of a human size where personal contacts prevail. As from the start, you work with colleagues from various business lines and have direct impact on our private, institutional or corporate clients. We strongly invest in the development of your talent by offering you a variety of in-house finance-specialized and management training as well as external programs. Looking for a long term relationship not only with our clients but also with you as employee, we offer you an attractive salary package, including a performance related bonus, extra-legal benefits, and a variety of in-house finance-specialized and management training as well as external programs.

The internal Talent Acquisition team of Degroof Petercam guarantees the professional follow-up of this vacancy. We do not work with external recruitment partners.

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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