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Finance, Risk and Compliance Lead in Financial Services - Luxembourg

Ettlebruk, Luxembourg
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Finance, Risk and Compliance team (FRC) focus activities to tackle issues of importance to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), helping them to transform the finance, risk and compliance functions of the financial services industry and make it future proof.

With relevant Finance expertise, our 'FRC' professionals are responsible for designing, building, and delivering high value solutions that help our clients move forward.

As part of the Finance, Risk and Compliance team of Belux, you will be based in Luxembourg and will contribute to the success of your project team and your client counterpart in the financial services industry, in this market. You will be responsible for building strong and long-term client relationships through complex project execution and constant monitoring of your client needs.

You will be involved in diverse business development activities and sell innovative projects to transform the Finance function together with the industry and functional experts.

  • Lead, manage and deliver complex regulatory projects for financial institutions in Luxembourg.
  • Lead, grow and manage a team of professionals in Luxembourg, active in Finance, Risk & Compliance, helping them set goals, provide feedback, and develop their abilities to be able to deliver their best.
  • Liaise with C-Levels and directors on the Luxembourg market to initiate deals and maintain existing client relationships.
  • Advise internal and external stakeholders on financial regulation matters.
  • Conduct frequent regulatory monitoring to inform clients on latest relevant regulations and developments.
  • Build & execute a business plan to help the FRC team develop and grow into an innovative and cutting-edge service provider in in the Luxembourg market.
  • Help clients identify gaps in their regulatory frameworks and work closely with different stakeholders to resolve them.
  • Be a leading figure in terms of knowledge transfers to other members of the team in Luxembourg regarding financial regulation subjects.

Your team
Our consultants in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge, and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology, and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights, and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating model, and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we are investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.


Your background
  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in law, economics, business, finance or related fields
  • Strong interest for the financial sector and business development
  • Dedication to helping and advising clients navigate complex regulatory landscapes
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience working with financial regulations, either as a consultant or within financial institutions
  • Strong network within the Luxembourg financial services industry to initiate and secure deal discussions (Managers, Directors, C-Levels,...)
  • Expertise and experience working with a set of regulations, accounting norms and guidelines from authorities such as
    • IFRS 9, IFRS 17, Solvency II
    • DORA, EU AI Act, ESG, guidelines on Outsourcing risk, ICT risk
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You are fully fluent in English, French and/or German are an asset
  • You have experience in managing and growing a team
  • You have experience in managing different stakeholders with conflicting interests

Our offer

Within the Finance, Risk & Compliance practice of Accenture in Belgium & Luxembourg, the Luxembourg FRC lead will get the opportunity to work for leading financial institutions on high-value end-to-end projects. You will be able to build your skills and expertise by leveraging our state-of-the-art assets, methodologies, global network of experts and comprehensive training curriculum. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted in classrooms, online or in collaboration with external parties. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable steppingstone to build a career.

We offer opportunities to evolve in your career and grow your impacts and responsibilities over time.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:
  • 32 days of holidays
  • Laptop and smartphone
  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
  • Employee shares purchase plan
  • And many more

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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