(Senior) Consultant Legal & Regulatory - Financial Services
18/10/2021

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Consultancy
Legal subjects: Banking & Finance, Regulatory
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO15/10

Our fast-growing team, given its sector-focused and multidisciplinary approach, provides legal and regulatory business advice to all major financial institutions active in Belgium, particularly banks, insurance companies and asset managers. We are looking for experienced professionals to join our success story and help steer companies through the regulatory maze! 

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At EY Belgium Financial Services, we built a thriving Legal & Regulatory practice, bringing together skilled, pragmatic business advisors with an in-depth understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within the financial sector. 

Our fast-growing team, given its sector-focused and multidisciplinary approach, provides legal and regulatory business advice to all major financial institutions active in Belgium, particularly banks, insurance companies and asset managers.

We are looking for experienced professionals to join our success story and help steer companies through the regulatory maze! 

On the one hand, you will provide legal and regulatory business advice to financial institutions, identify legal and business requirements. On the other hand, you will also directly contribute to the implementation of regulatory requirements into the compliance frameworks and operational procedures of financial institutions, by delivering on-site projects in close cooperation with the clients’ first and second lines of defense. 

You will demonstrate a pro-active, client-oriented attitude and help further develop the practice and act as an interface with our clients, both locally and on EMEIA level.

More specifically, our practice advises financial services companies on the following topics included on the regulatory agenda: 

  • Financial crime (Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism, Sanctions and Embargoes, Market Abuse, Fraud, etc.)

  • MiFID

  • Banking & Capital Markets

  • Payment Services and FinTech’s

  • Governance, compliance issues, non-financial risks and related legislation

  • Data protection, e-privacy and new technologies

  • Wealth and asset management

  • Insurance

  • Corporate law

  • Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investments

To succeed, you need a pro-active and hands-on approach, strong work ethics, as well as:

  • Master Degree in Law

  • 2 to 5 years of experience within a law firm, consultancy or financial institution

  • Solid knowledge of financial law, with the willingness to learn further in this field

  • Ability to work both in a team and independently, in an accurate and thorough manner

  • Fluency in Dutch and/or French, with excellent English

  • Sharp drafting skills (analytical, structured writing) 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Keen interest in the financial sector, looking to make your mark on this fast-changing sector

What’s in it for you? As a member of the EY family, you will

  • Join a leading global professional services firm

  • Become part of a successful team of professionals genuinely passionate about their work

  • Enhance your technical knowledge, as well as your soft skills, through an extensive learning & development schedule

  • Get individual coaching and mentoring and learn from more experienced professionals, who will support your growth both in your career, as well as in terms of personal development

  • Clear objectives to further evolve in your career and grow into a team manager role

  • Interact with your colleagues on international level due to our integrated EMEIA structure for the financial services

  • Make your mark on the financial services, working cross borders

We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel and working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.

Interested?

If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter to Camille Carlier ([email protected]). Please mention the reference LexGO15/10.

All applications will be treated confidentially.

 

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