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Compliance Officer - Banking

Location: Zürich (Kreis 3)
Sector: Risk, Audit & Compliance
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH140642

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services ranges from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing, and placing specialised professional talent.

Key Responsibilities

  • In this role you cooperate closely with Central Compliance functions in accordance with the global Compliance PEP mandate and in line with respective local regulatory requirements
  • As the primary interface and gatekeeper for the consistent implementation and application of the global Policy on a global level you take over responsibilities associated with the on-boarding, monitoring and review process of PEP clients
  • You act as contact person for the Front Office and our client facing employees across CS locations by supporting and advising on a specific range of compliance relevant matters, such as Know Your Client, AntiMoney Laundering and more in an agile team
  • As PEP Desk Officer you take on responsibility for completing risk assessments for selected PEPs in specific regions and covering Anti-Money-Laundering Risk and Reputational Risk aspects along the entire client lifecycle, e.g. during relationship opening as well as during periodic review process
  • You contribute towards the reporting of PEP data and statistics to Senior Management as well as providing responses to ad hoc requests.
  • You will have the opportunity to coordinate monitoring and review tasks (e.g. PEP Review process) with colleagues located internationally, roll-out standards to international hub locations and monitor the PEP program in specific regions
  • In addition, you support Regulatory and Audit requests and to participate and at times lead project-related work based on compliance needs driven by strategic priorities and regulatory changes.
  • Open to discussing flexible / agile working.

Challenges Contractor will be facing in this role:

  • As PEP Desk Officer you take on responsibility for completing risk assessments for selected PEPs in specific regions and covering Anti-Money-Laundering Risk and Reputational Risk aspects along the entire client lifecycle, e.g. during relationship opening as well as during periodic review process
  • Support in the continued harmonization efforts in the execution of the PEP mandate across CS's International Locations.

Essentials Skills and Qualifications:

  1. A college or university degree (Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent) in an area related to Political Science, History, Risk Management, Law, Business Administration or an equivalent education
  2. At least 3 years of professional experience you preferably gained in the banking sector within Compliance
  3. Excellent command of written and spoken English
  4. You possess the willingness to fulfill an advisory role professionally for the internal CS Stakeholders whilst maintaining a core control function at the same time
  5. You are able to work with tight deadlines whilst handling complex situations
  6. You work well organized with attention to details and have very good analytical skills
  7. Your strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely on complex issues to senior business and compliance management enable you to quickly gain trust and build up effective relationships
  8. You are a dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who shows a flexible and committed approach and is willing to learn continuously
  9. You take ownership for individual and team deliverables and show a structured and "outside of the box" way of thinking

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  1. You bring a dedicated interest towards Compliance, Risk topics as well as Corporate Structures and international political developments
  2. You are able to communicate efficiently and in ways appropriate to those being addressed in the interest of building up and maintaining a sustainable professional network
  3. Additional knowledge of foreign languages are considered an advantage
  4. You bring deep interest, passion and awareness for compliance and risk topics including money-laundering prevention as well as an affinity for international business / political developments
  5. Experience within Audit / or a First Line of Defence Support role with exposure to international / UHNWI clientele would also be considered as transferrable to this position

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Danny Besse on +41 44 229 99 45.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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