Assistant Compliance Officer - Contract Position
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse. We Offer
We are a department that values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and are committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.
This role will focus on the development and execution of the Financial Crime Compliance Program across the Credit Suisse (including Private Banking and Investment Banking), especially around the area of post client onboarding modification approvals and ensure that the Program meets internal and applicable local legal or regulatory requirements and standards. You will be part of a wider Compliance team and will be required to provide regional support to the various country MLROs in ensuring that Global and Regional FCC standards are appropriately implemented.
A. Advisory and Regional Support
- Provide Compliance advice to the Hong Kong and Singapore PB Business and supporting functions on Client Identification matters pertaining to new rules, regulations and initiatives including the necessary impact assessments
- Provide regional advisory support and ensure applicable global and regional standards are appropriately implemented locally
- Ensure any emerging trends or relevant control issues from the country is raised to Regional FCC Management
B. Client Identification
- Provide Compliance approvals for all Client Identification matters, including ensuring all account approval satisfied the required standards in relation to Financial Crime Compliance
C. Regulatory Developments, Policies and Procedures
- To keep abreast of the regulatory developments and to provide the relevant updates to the partners
- To update the relevant procedures to ensure compliance with the new regulatory requirements
- Represent Compliance on the various Change-The-Bank or Run-the-Bank projects as needed in relation to Client Identification around Financial Crime Compliance
- Identify, coordinate, undertake or manage projects as needed to improve process and application of FCC's policies and procedures, including the necessary technology, process and controls improvements
- Work with the Quality Assurance Team to ensure the FCC Program, controls and processes are in line with expected standards of the FCC Program
- To prepare and conduct the training on Client Identification
- Any other tasks assigned by the manager or department head
- Understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work
- A Bachelor of Law/Accounting/Business/Economics/Finance and related academic qualification.
- At least 2 to 6 years of proven relevant AML/KYC experience within Private/Wealth Management Bank.
- Deep understanding of AML/CFT regulations and requirements in Asia-Pacific countries, notably Singapore, Hong Kong and international AML standards (FATF, Wolfsberg).
- Dedicated and a self-starter, with a positive can-do attitude!
- Phenomenal analytical ability, and a problem solver with the ability to think out of the box.
- The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with key internal clients including business, client onboarding, operations and other general counsel colleagues etc.
- Good written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills.
- Possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Ability to work under pressure
- Experience in dealing with the regulators and auditors would be preferable.
- Your VBA or Excel macro knowledge would also be preferable.
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.