Compliance Officer - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Clearstream Global Securities Services Ltd. • Cork

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.


Your career at Deutsche Börse Group


Clearstream Compliance focuses on regulatory and policy requirements applicable to Clearstream’s global customer base, products and services with the mission to ensure that Clearstream maintains high standards of practice in the eyes of our customers, the public and the authorities in the markets that it serves.
Areas of responsibility include the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, international financial sanctions, anti-corruption, market abuse and other financial crimes; and the prevention of conflicts of interest and related securities law requirements.

Members of the Compliance Function will not only gain experience with various compliance responsibilities but also have exposure to a broad range of global financial activities.

A keen interest in the compliance function and specifically anti-money laundering prevention is essential to this role. 

The role will involve supporting the existing compliance officers with specific exposure to investment funds and in particular, alternative funds. 

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Application of Know-Your-Customer principles, and quality assurance of related files
  • Handling of monitoring alerts, and research and investigation activities, particularly money laundering, sanctions, and insider dealing
  • Preparation of information from both internal systems and external research
  • The individual will need to have an awareness of the time sensitivity of queries
  • The position will involve working independently on a large KYC project

Summary of Key Competencies required for the position 

  • Willingness to learn
  • A high level of commitment and motivation
  • Strong individual initiative, the ability to work well in a team that may include representatives from a range of business areas, and different locations
  • Ability to self manage workload
  • Familiarity with MS Office applications, particularly Excel and Word; experience with monitoring, database, or research software would be a plus
  • An understanding of the funds industry and the associated EU regulations
  • An understanding of MiFiD and AIFM and European Fund legislation a distinct advantage
  • Experience of Customer Due Diligence/Compliance in an AML regulated firm
  • Strong understanding of International Sanctions (EU, OFAC, UN)

Experience, Qualifications & Background Required 

  • University degree in Business, Accounting or Finance related area
  • Previous experience in AML/CTF and Compliance preferred
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills to ensure accurate and complete documentation and decision making
  • Communication and negotiation skills, including ability to present complex matters in a clear and comprehensive way
  • High degree of professionalism and the ability to independently complete complex projects
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; proficiency in French, German would be considered an advantage


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.


Company Culture Cork
Our PEOPLE, our focus on RESULTS and Our Commitment to Our CUSTOMERS and COMMUNITY drives our success.   Candidates must demonstrate an ability to understand and apply these four key elements [the building blocks] that shape our culture at Clearstream Cork - People, Customers, Results and Community. 

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

Guiding principles

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. Our collaborative efforts are defined by integrity, responsibility and transparency as well as by mutual respect and appreciation, both within our organisation and externally.


Your well-being is important to us! We provide you with a comprehensive healthcare scheme that covers you and your civil partner and/or dependants. It gives you access to public and prive hospitals as well as a great cover for everyday medical expenses.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with colleagues and teams across 40 locations from more than 100 nations

Pension scheme

Top up your pension! We pay you an annual pension contribution which is meant to build up additional retirement savings for you.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams and therefore enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

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