Group Financial Sanctions Officer (all genders)

Erste Bank

Vienna, Austria


36.5k€+ (jährlich)

Sonstige Bereiche

Jul 29

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Group Financial Sanctions Officer (all genders)





Occupation Area:

Legal services and Compliance


Erste Group Bank AG

Erste Group was founded in 1819 as the first Austrian savings bank and today it is one of the largest banking groups in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). As an attractive employer, Erste Group offers interesting career opportunities in an international environment.

Group Financial Sanctions is a division within Correspondent Banking AML and Group Compliance, responsible for ensuring Erste Group’s compliance with European and international financial sanctions regimes & embargoes. Furthermore, Group Financial Sanctions is responsible for the group-wide implementation of financial sanctions & embargoes, relevant legislation and best practice standards in Erste Group and its subsidiaries. Policies and procedures are an important part of every sanctions compliance program, but in order to be effective and efficient, financial sanctions know how must be delivered to business units and Group wide Compliance functions by giving practical advice, as well as by trainings. In order to strengthen our team, we are searching for a Group Financial Sanctions Officer.

Your Tasks
  • Performing daily business related tasks with regard to Sanctions & Embargoes (making a decision to release or reject stopped transactions based on sanctions related indicators, handling “requests for information (RFI)" to/from correspondent banks & advising business departments on the execution of deals in case there is a sanction related tangent)
  • Act in accordance with Erste Group policies, business requirements, service regulations, procedures and organizational requirements focusing on sanctions & embargoes
  • Contribute to the further development of the sanctions & embargoes related IT systems/filters and list management and coordination of the corresponding internal and external requirements with all stakeholders
  • Actively dealing with the respective compliance-relevant regulations/laws for companies and the possible application of these in the respective local compliance functions within Erste Group
  • Support in communicating the minimum compliance requirements throughout the Group and monitoring of the implementation in local processes, guidelines etc.
  • Support in training and advising the business departments
Your Background
  • University degree or similar education/ work life knowledge favorable in economics or law
  • Working experience of 1 - 3 years within banking institutions or other relevant organizations (e.g. national / international regulators, legal services, consulting services, internal- / external auditors), ideally with a focus on financial crime compliance and sanctions
  • You have a good knowledge on existing compliance relevant legislation related to financial sanctions, embargoes and/ or export control law
  • Software technical experience especially with sanction related tools would be an advantage
  • Assertiveness, problem solving skills, negotiation skills, presentation skills, analytical and structured thinking, advanced social competence, lateral thinking, cultural diversity
  • Advanced experience with banking processes & products would present you with an advantage
  • You have the will to create values for our customers and the Group by building and motivating a compliance culture
  • Willingness to travel in AT and the CEE region
  • Fluent in English, German and/or any CEE language would be an advantage
Our Offer
  • We offer an interesting and challenging position in a highly motivated team
  • The opportunity to work and develop in a highly dynamic and international environment with growing relevance
  • Discover and enjoy the benefits of Erste Group
  • The minimum wage for this full-time position in accordance with the collective agreement with complete fulfillment of the functional profile is EUR 36.514,66 gross per year. But this is just a formality - we would be happy to talk about your actual salary in person! 
  • We offer our employees the opportunity to divide their hours between working from home and at the office.
  • Erste Group considers the diversity of its employees as key to innovation and success. As employer we are proud to offer everyone equal chances, irrespective of age, skin colour, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation or origin.

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