Compliance Officer | SEB, Helsinki

Compliance Officer | SEB, Helsinki



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Heidi Ahovaara, Head of Compliance Finland




Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Helsingin sivukonttori

SEB in Finland offers corporate banking services, with comprehensive solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

Do you want to enable regulatory comfort through advice and controls to support responsible banking?

Since SEB was founded in 1856, our focus on customers and long-term relationships has been at the heart of our success. We aim to drive positive change by providing capital to help everyone reach their goals and accelerate progress towards a sustainable tomorrow. As a leading financial services group in northern Europe, we’ll help you grow and empower you to take on more responsibility to create a real difference. Welcome to SEB.

About the role

As a Compliance Officer at SEB you will be able to make an impact on the compliance work across the business areas, you will have daily contact with many different parts of the organisation, including members of local management, as well as close collaboration with colleagues in Group Compliance in the countries where SEB is present. You will join the local Compliance team consisting of five people sharing its experience and helping you feel welcome.

As a Compliance Officer you will be responsible for:

  • Providing pro-active and expert advisory services on compliance issues to the business and management
  • Advising on regulatory/compliance risks associated with business cases and new products, processes, services and product concepts.
  • Identifying regulatory developments
  • Developing SEB’s internal rules within the compliance area and communicate changes in internal rules.
  • Providing information and regular training on compliance issues to all relevant employees.
  • Leading and co-ordinating investigations of incidents within the Compliance area, including responses to requests from regulatory authorities
  • Performing compliance monitoring activities and follow-up and report on outcome of monitoring

To thrive in this role, we believe you have

  • A master’s degree in law or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant control function experience, preferably within compliance.
  • Previous knowledge and work experience with the financial market regulatory environment and investment banking is seen as an advantage.
  • Ability to analyse, structure, co-ordinate and organize tasks in a busy environment and to work independently.
  • A high level of integrity, good judgement, and personal courage to ensure independence.
  • Good collaboration and communication skills with strong proficiency in written and spoken English and Finnish.

What we offer

  • International opportunities and working environment
  • Friendly and welcoming culture
  • Encouraging work-life balance
  • Extensive training and learning opportunities

We are 300 colleagues in Finland, working at our activity-based office in the centre of Helsinki. Our office is designed for us – to support good collaboration and wellbeing at work. We are proud of our high engagement and job satisfaction. At SEB you can combine the opportunities of an international organisation with the responsibility, flexibility and variety of tasks enabled by our relatively small and thus agile teams in Helsinki.

Do you want to be part of SEB?

Welcome to our inclusive culture, where our shared values inspire and uplift our team. We celebrate diversity and strive to ensure every employee feels seen, heard, and valued.

Since we select candidates continuously, feel free to send in your application today, but no later than 28 of February 2024. If you have questions about the position, please contact Heidi Ahovaara, Head of Compliance Finland at phone no 040 808 0675 or by e-mail heidi.ahovaara[at]

Learn more about working at SEB here:

It is our fundamental belief that inclusion and diversity is crucial for our future success. We strive to have an inclusive, value-driven culture where employees feel valued, respected, and involved irrespective of who they are, what they believe or where they come from.

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