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European Fund Administration S.A. (EFA) is an independent company servicing all types of investment vehicles, including private equity, real estate, hedge funds and funds of hedge funds as well unit-linked insurance products.

EFA is one of the leaders of the outsourcing market in Luxembourg, Europe’s largest fund center. EFA’s range of services includes: Net Asset Value calculation, bookkeeping and portfolio valuation, transfer agent and registrar services, fiscal services, compliance and risk management, performance measurement and attribution, domiciliation and reporting solutions, ESG Services.

EFA is present in Luxembourg and in Paris (via EFA France). More information is available at

EFA’s shareholders are Quintet Luxembourg, Banque de Luxembourg S.A., Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat and Oddo BHF.

Universal Investment Group and the shareholders of European Fund Administration (EFA) jointly announced the 12 April 2022 that they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of EFA by Universal Investment Group. The transaction is subject to regulatory clearance by the Luxembourg financial authority CSSF and is expected to be completed in the second half of 2022.

For its Customer Due Diligence department, EFA is looking for a:

(first line of defense)


Responsibilities and duties:

• Perform Initial Due Diligence (“IDD”) on new Investors (Onboarding) of Private Equity/Real Estate products.
• Ensure completeness of KYC document files and appropriate evidenceing of performed IDD.
• Perform open-source research – Corporate Intelligence.
• Assist line management in the preparation of appropriate reports for internal as well as external parties (Management Companies, AIFMs, GPs, official TAs …) and authorities where relevant, on DD status, blocked accounts, high risk individuals and ad hoc demands,
• Be a key point of contact for the Client Service Delivery Managers on existing AML customer matters.
• point of contact for the Client Service Delivery Managers on existing AML customer matters.

Your profile:

• University degree (Bac+3 to Bac+5) in Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
• At least 4 years’ experience in the financial industry in Luxembourg with proven exposure to AML matters, managing AML/KYC aspects, participating actively in DD programs.
• Knowledge of Private Equity/Real Estate products operating characteristics (closings, capital calls, LPA…) and investor base typology, at ease with dealing with complex structures.
• You are fluent in English; a good knowledge of French, German or a Nordic language would be an additional asset.
• Good knowledge of Open-Source Intelligence techniques is a plus.
• You have a good analytical mind and are driven to seek solutions.
• You are proactive, thorough and are able to meet deadlines.
• You are capable of progressing within a team, as well as of working independently.
• You have good analytical and summarizing abilities and good writing skills and have a sense of initiative for this multidisciplinary work.

We can offer you:

• Varied work as part of a dynamic and ambitious company that has been established in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for 25 years
• An attractive remuneration scheme: Company Agreement, 34.5 days’ leave, Lunch Pass card, life and disability insurance, pension scheme, interest subsidies, a Sympass card, offices located close to the Luxembourg Central Station, etc.

Interested? Should you feel your profile suits the above description, please send your application letter and CV, quoting the position “AML/KYC PE_2022” to: [email protected]

N.B.: In order to meet the “fit and proper” criteria provided for in Article 45 of CSSF Regulation No. 12-02 of 14 December 2012 on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism, candidates concerned will be asked to produce a recent extract from their “judicial record” no later than their first day of employment. This document will be dealt with in accordance with the Law of 23 July 2016.

As part of the recruitment process, EFA may collect and process candidates’ personal data. This data will be stored for processing purposes for the period required by law. Candidates may assert their right to access, correct or delete their personal data in accordance with the applicable legal provisions, and in particular with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016) and in accordance with the Luxembourg Act of 2 August 2002 concerning the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data. To do so, they must send an email to [email protected]


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