Compliance Officer – AML/KYC (F/M/X, 80-100%)

This is an interesting role within the Compliance Department with a broad scope of topics focusing on the full range of wealth management, our boutique corporate and institutional business, intermediaries and corporate matters. You will be responsible for the onboarding of new clients, mainly from Eastern Europe, but also support the Compliance department in other AML related day-to-day activities such as advisory, investigations incl MROS filings and transaction monitoring. As part of our journey towards digital Compliance the candidate may also participate in process improvement initiatives.

The Compliance team is composed of 7 team members with an intercultural and interdisciplinary background and is highly committed to create and impact a sustainable Compliance culture and to promote the bank’s core values.

The workplace for this position is in Zurich.

Key Responsibilities

  •      Perform client onboarding KYC reviews including assessment of source of wealth/funds, media screening, identification of ultimate beneficial owners etc in  line with Swiss and international standards as well as the bank’s risk appetite.
  •      Prepare the Compliance assessment and present the findings and  recommendations to  the local as well as international Client Acceptance Committee.
  •      Provide guidance and advice to the Business and internal stakeholders on regulatory matters, particularly AML and CDB.
  •      Conduct investigations to identify suspicious transactions/activities and assist with preparing relevant reports to authorities.
  •      Collaborate with Group Compliance on common client cases, regulatory and policy matters and contribute to the annual Compliance activity report and AML risk assessment.
  •      Contribute to a variety of Compliance and regulatory change projects as well as  business initiatives. 

Additional Responsibilities

  •       Support the Compliance team on all daily tasks and activities as needed.
  •       Propose process, system and policy enhancements.
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