Credit Suisse

Compliance Officer (CCU) #173955

Credit Suisse
Tokyo, Japan
Not disclosed
16 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your field of responsibility

This role will focus on the execution and development of the Financial Crime Compliance Program across both Credit Suisse Private Banking and Investment Banking division providing approvals during the client life cycle. The role will ensure that the Program meets internal and applicable local legal or regulatory requirements and standards. The individual would work within the wider Compliance team and may be required to provide regional support to the respective country MLROs in ensuring that Global and Regional FCC standards are appropriately implemented and executed.

We are a department that 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 Conduct and Ethics Standards.

  • Part of the APAC Compliance Operations team covering private bank, investment bank and 2 legal entities in Japan.
  • Ensure execution of controls from a second line of defense perspective across the life cycle in compliance with Global Policy and local regulatory requirements.
  • Perform due diligence controls and approval of accounts during the client life cycle in global/regional alignment for target operating model. This should include both account opening and change in circumstances.
  • Develop and implement an effective compliance program and sound internal control environment.
  • Conduct testing of adherence to regulations, internal policies and rules.
  • Draft and revise company internal procedures and policies.
  • Assist in the education and training of employees on rules, regulations and internal policies as well as developing industry standards.
  • Seek to support with regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Engage with key business partners of the firm to build positive relationships, improve processes and share knowledge.
  • Represent Compliance Operations to provide comments to various projects / initiatives.
  • Coordinate with Financial Crime Compliance and Global Compliance function
  • Manage ad-hoc tasks as required.
Your skills and experience
  • Understand 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. This should be further elaborated on in your application.
  • Relevant experience (2-5 years) in the financial industry.
  • Native Japanese language skills (reading, writing and speaking); business level English as the role is based in Japan
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and good partnership
  • Self-motivated and is well organized with an appetite to learn. Committed to stay ahead of industry developments, internal standards and business goals.
  • Outstanding collaborator with excellent attention to detail, problem solving ability.
  • Compliance approach for the adherence to policy and regulations and act as a check/challenge/support function.
  • Compliance background, Customer Due Diligence background and/or the relevant qualification is preferable.
  • Registration for Sales Rep 2 and Internal Control Officer are required upon joining.
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. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. 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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