Titre de fonction: Senior Compliance Officer
Type de Job: CDI
Catégorie d'emploi: Plein-temps
Industrie: Banking & Financial Services
Localisation: Geneva, Switzerland
Offre publiée: 15/09/2020
Numéro de l'offre: 32998
Nom du contact: Yves Martignier
Numéro de téléphone: +41 22 718 03 10
Email: y.martignier@lotuspartners.ch

Description de poste

For one of our clients, a financial services firm based in Geneva, we are looking for a :

 

SENIOR COMPLIANCE OFFICER

 

Job description

  • Support the Head of Compliance in the management of identifying compliance risk, monitoring & reporting and strengthen the compliance culture across the company
  • Assist the Head of Compliance in managing and monitoring all compliance and regulatory related matters and prepare appropriate reporting to the management committee and the board of directors
  • Ensure effective training and general awareness is delivered to the employees of the company on compliance related topics
  • Act as deputy of the Head of Compliance in his absence or in case of delegation
  • If required, be the contact between the company and the regulator (FINMA) or other regulatory bodies
  • Support the review, advise on, and oversee the execution of transactional due diligence pertaining to AML and sanctions
  • Advise the Business on changes and developments relating to regulatory environment and recommend appropriate measures to be implemented
  • Escalating suspicious transactions/accounts and conducting follow-up investigations
  • Day-to-day compliance activities and monitoring including compliance inspections, review and upkeep of compliance-related manuals, conducting periodic reviews
  • Provide timely advice and solutions on compliance related matters to all business lines including on new products and services
  • Reporting, statistics and escalation of compliance issues to the relevant committees

 

Profile required

  • Finance, banking or law degree with strong academic credentials
  • Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certification or equivalent certification 
  • 5-7 years of experience in a similar role within a private bank or a financial institution
  • Excellent knowledge of the Swiss banking regulatory environment and experience with the reporting requirements and processes of AML/sanctions related matters to the regulatory bodies
  • Good knowledge of industry best practices and regulatory trends
  • Knowledge of applicable legislations of OFAC, SECO, United Nations, OFSI, etc.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to understand and assess new services, products, technologies
  • Highly-motivated self-starter able to work independently and determine own priorities while collaborating and coordinating as part of a global team
  • Sound judgment and an ability to appropriately escalate issues internally in a clear and precise manner
  • Advanced research, writing and analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and French, at least scholar level in German

 

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