Compliance Officer (#169370)

Credit Suisse
New York, NY, United States
Not disclosed
04 Mar 2021
08 Mar 2021
Full time
Your field of responsibility

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

The Compliance Officer role will be responsible for a broad range of Oversight, Control and Program Execution activities across the US Compliance Operations group. The candidate will work with the management team and report directly to the Oversight, Controls and Execution Manager in the US/UK.

The Compliance Operations Group US/UK includes coverage teams located in New York, London, Raleigh, North Carolina and Pune, India.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure operating effectiveness of client life cycle controls within the Second Line of Defense (“2LOD”) covering GM, IBCM and Asset Management US business divisions with oversight for:
  • Client Due Diligence (“CDD”)
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (“EDD”)
  • Event Driven Reviews (“EDR”), and
  • PEP (“Politically Exposed Persons”) functions
  • Manage, plan, and oversee successful completion of Compliance Operations projects. This includes communicating/reporting to senior management, creating and executing on project plans, and raising issues/concerns.
  • Assist in developing appropriate control measures and reporting, managing department corrective actions and providing input to the risk processes. Establish appropriate customer's concern protocols.
  • Work closely with colleagues in 2LOD, First Line of Defense (“1LoD”), and Financial Crimes Compliance (“FCC”) to promote standard methodologies and consistency across teams
  • Drive execution and transformation initiatives, including:
  • Coordinate with various partners to achieve objectives (e.g. operational improvements, workflow design and controls implementation)
  • Evaluate processes and procedures across geography and function to ensure consistency
Your skills and experience
  • Equivalent experience of at least 4 years in Compliance, Risk Management or AML experience for a Financial institution with understanding of project management and controls
  • Ability to manage multiple assigned responsibilities while meeting key goals associated with global program initiatives
  • Exposure to a highly effective compliance function in a financial services or heavily regulated industry
  • Highly motivated, committed with drive and enthusiasm
  • Hardworking with ability to work independently and excellent time management.
  • Cultural transformation experience in leading change across an organization through influence and collaboration, validated leadership skills in a collaborative culture.
  • Proficiency in the following systems/software is advantageous: Microsoft Office, Lexis Nexis, World Check and various Compliance Related Systems.
Essential skills and qualifications:
  • Outstanding written, analytical, and verbal communication skills in English, with proven ability to communicate complex ideas in concise written form
  • Results oriented, good teammate with solid interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Detailed understanding of operational or financial crime risks
  • A Bachelor’s degree in qualitative field (e.g. International Relations, Law, Politics, Government etc.)
Desired skills and qualifications:
  • ACAMS Certified a plus
  • Knowledge of US Customer Due Diligence Practices

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.

Credit Suisse complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws, as well as regulatory requirements, regarding considering of employment qualified individuals with criminal histories and prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.

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