Central Compliance Unit Officer #170329

Credit Suisse
Not disclosed
12 May 2021
02 Jun 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Your field of responsibility

Our Compliance Operation function is responsible for 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. 

  • Provide Compliance advice to Singapore and Hong Kong PB Business and supporting functions on Client Identification matters and change-in-circumstances pertaining to new rules, regulations and initiatives including the necessary impact assessments
  • Provide regional (APAC) 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
  • Provide Compliance review and approvals for all Client Identification matters and change-in-circumstances and ensure all account approval satisfies the required standards in relation to Financial Crime Compliance
  • To keep ahead of the regulatory developments and to provide the relevant updates to the partners
  • 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 and change-in-circumstances around Financial Crime Compliance
  • Identify, coordinate, undertake or lead projects as needed to improve process and application of FCC’s policies and procedures, including the necessary technology, process and controls improvements
  • Support CCU Head of Client Lifecycle and Head of Change-of-Circumstances in strategic-initiatives and ensure successful execution of planned deliverables in a timely manner against roadmap.

Your future colleagues 

You will join the Compliance Operation, Change in Circumstance function with Team members seated in Hong Kong and Singapore, a cohesive and dynamic team with varied qualifications and background. The Team values open communication and believes in ongoing training, hence team members would be encouraged to share knowledge and experience, and every member will be given opportunities to learn and grow with the Team.

The department values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values

Your skills and experience

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Bachelor of Law/Accounting/Business/Economics/Finance and related academic qualification.
  • At least 6-8 years of 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.
  • Can build and maintain positive relationships with key internal clients including business, client onboarding, operations and other general counsel colleagues etc.
  • Outstanding skills in multi-tasking, prioritizing and can thrive under pressure
  • Experience in dealing with the regulators and auditors would be preferable.
  • VBA or Excel macro knowledge would also be preferable.
  • Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is 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

Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

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