Credit Suisse - Transaction Surveillance Compliance Officer

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer

  • A challenging role as Compliance Officer in the Financial Crime Compliance Surveillance Unit in Switzerland to support the dedicated Transaction Monitoring Team (ex-post monitoring of transactions with regards to all types of businesses in the Swiss Universal Bank and International Wealth Management divisions)

  • Performing review of alerts generated by a specialized AML/CTF software that has been tuned to detect high risk transactions that may require clarification in terms of origin of assets, consistency of client profile with client’s transactional activity, commercial background of transaction etc. (all client domiciles and type of businesses in scope)

  • In-depth analysis of transactional activity (incl. review of extended documentation, background screening, related accounts etc.) that require further clarification in close collaboration with Front Office Units, Risk Managers and other Compliance and Legal Units

  • Support the Transaction Monitoring Team during the Training and Testing Phase of a new tool deployment

  • Participating in Transaction Surveillance Projects, when required 

You Offer

  • A university degree in a Finance related area or alternatively an apprenticeship with further education (Certificate/Diploma in AML or Financial Crime Compliance is desired but not essential)

  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the financial industry, ideally in the area of Financial Crime Compliance, Business Risk Management or Audit

  • Strong analytical skills; structured and independent, with a high degree of accuracy

  • Skeptical, critical mind that pays attention to details

  • Deep understanding or interest in Compliance; curiosity and ability to put information into context and to identify dependencies

  • Perseverance and the ability to cope with pressure within a fast-paced environment

  • Passionate about an open, flexible, collaborative environment with strong communication, interpersonal skills and positive personality

  • You possess a deep knowledge of standard MS Office products; knowledge of the CS internal tools (e.g. FrontNet, ELAR, SCV) is a plus

  • Very good spoken and written German and English skills; additional language skills are beneficial (e.g. Turkish, Greek, Russian, Chinese)