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Regulatory Relations Specialist

Paris, , France

Job Description:

Job Title: Regulatory Relations Specialist

Corporate Title: up to Vice President

Location: Paris

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Based in the 8th arrondissement and within the Parisian Golden Triangle, our beautiful Art-Deco era office benefits from luxury modern workspaces, an abundance of natural light and is easily accessible by public transport.

The Team:

The EMEA Regulatory Relations team is part of the Global Regulatory Relations team (within Global Risk Management) and is closely aligned with the EMEA Risk COO and Risk Governance teams. The team is directly responsible for managing and facilitating all regulatory interactions in France, Ireland and UK. Team members are based in Paris, Dublin, London and Chester and the team is supported by the wider Global Regulatory Relations team in US.

Role Description:

You will be responsible for executing the overall strategy for regulatory engagement and enterprise-wide standards. This includes assisting with the management of regulatory examinations, inquiries and meetings. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Partnering with Global Regulatory Relations (GRR) and Front Line Unit / Control Function (FLU/CF) during the management of exams, inquiries and other regulatory matters in accordance with enterprise-wide standards.
  • Collaborating effectively with FLU/CF stakeholders to execute enterprise-wide standards.
  • Supporting regulatory exams to ensure consistent exam practices, successful execution, and reduction of risk exposure for the company. This includes ensuring timely response to regulatory inquiries; supporting the execution of ongoing supervision meetings; aiding with preparation of regulatory responses; as well as regulatory activity tracking, reporting and escalation.
  • Maintaining quality records and documentation throughout the regulatory lifecycle, this includes tracking deliverable status, detailed meeting notes and recaps, archiving exam evidence, etc.
  • Supporting critical logistics throughout the regulatory lifecycle, including building and systems access, site and room reservations, delivery of examination evidence through approved portals.
  • Partnering with GRR colleagues to share best practices, identify regulatory themes and emerging issues.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience planning and supporting large scale projects
  • Demonstrable experience in regulatory relations environment
  • Excellent Project Management skills; attention to detail; ability to drive projects to conclusion
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and stakeholders at once, prioritize work flow and deliver results under pressure and time constraints
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen ability to prioritize daily tasks with project work as well as ad hoc requests
  • Able to develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Self-starter, motivated and reliable; ability to work well and seamlessly within a team without a continuous high level of guidance

Skills that will help:

• Ability to navigate in a highly-matrix environment and ability to distil complex information into key messages.

*Please can applications be submitted in English.

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


  • Competitive retirement plan in addition to State plans

  • Mandatory Medical Plan provided by the bank as a top-up to Social Security health benefits for you and your family.

  • Employees and family members can receive free health advice 24/7 through a range of English and French speaking medical providers

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Time Savings Account (‘CET’) to save some of your leave days, cash them out or use them later

  • Reimbursement of 50% of your commuter pass

  • Nursery scheme for children under age 3

  • Works council benefits

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for confidential support and help for everyday matters

  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering with local charities

  • Opportunity to receive free entry to arts exhibitions sponsored by Bank of America in Paris

Bank of America:

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
49-51 Rue La Boetie, Paris, 75008