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Business Analyst – First Line of Defense (M/F)

Business Analyst – First Line of Defense (M/F)

Founded in 1856, the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) is the oldest multi-business bank in the Grand Duchy. It has always played an active role in the main stages of development of the Luxembourg economy. It currently operates in retail, private and corporate banking, as well as on financial markets. Employing more than 2,000 people, BIL is present in the financial centres of Luxembourg, Switzerland, and China.



Comprehensive risk management, supporting the enhancement of the Banks risk & control framework, encompassing risk identification and assessment as well as defining risk mitigation measures and risk steering & reporting

DELIVRABLES AND KEY ACTIVITIES (descending order, maximum 10)

  • Advising the front units as partner in managing non-financial risks and implementing Regulatory and Compliance requirements
  • Management reporting and preparation of supporting material for the Banks management’s decision-making and coordinate all ICC related topics
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with inhouse partners as well as second and third Line of Defense
  • Amendments proposition when required and pro-activeness in proposing new controls in order to mitigate “first line” risks
  • Interact with group specialists, second line of defense functions (Operational Risk, Compliance, Legal) and auditors (internal & external) related to specific controls;
  • Support the maintenance of the supervisory oversight framework including the supervisory controls framework and supervisory tasks (e.g. Access management)
  • Launch specific risk/compliance campaigns in collaboration with frontline managers and support units with training and education
  • Participation in regulatory and/or strategic change initiatives, including risk assessment and high-quality advice to ensure business suitable and compliant implementation
  • Proactively monitor and ensure that all open action points, including action plans resulting from audits (internal/external/regulatory) and reviews, are implemented and satisfactorily resolved within the set deadlines
  • Propose and participate to front trainings concerning key risk areas (e.g. how the risk should be managed from an operational and managerial perspectives)
  • Ensure that the First line of defense has all the required tools at their disposal (e.g. reports, data, etc.) to monitor, manage and mitigate risk in different areas.

must have requirements


Education (orientation)

  • Risk, Audit, Banking/Finance

Education (required level)

  • Master I or II


  • English (mandatory)
  • French, German or Luxemburgish is an asset

Banking techniques

  • N/A

IT tools

  • BLS/ BLSnet
  • Excel/Access VBA
  • Knowledge in SQL


More required knowledge

  • have good knowledge of banking (product &/or segments) &non-financial and regulatory risks
  • knowledge of Financial Reporting, Credit Risk, and/or Compliance Risks– FEC, FATCA, CRS, MIFID- requirements
  • Good understanding of key bank procedures and related processes
  • Risk based approach

Experience (type + number of years)

  • 4 to 6 years in Banking Risk, Compliance or Audit positions, as well at Front office level

More requirements

  • Experience in managing projects from and end-to-end perspective.
  • independent with the ability to challenge existing patterns
  • is a team player and has excellent communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • At ease working with Excel Tool
We offer

BIL offers a broad range of challenging projects and a huge choice of career paths - we will assist you in finding the one that best meets your skills and expectations. Your personal development is our priority and we greatly encourage you to take on roles in different business areas for the broadest possible experience.


To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
minimum required Education
Required work experience in years
4 or more years
Employment type
Contract type
Hours per week
Wealth Management & International Corporate Development

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