HamlynWilliams - Interim Senior Compliance Officer

One of our International Private Banking Clients is urgently looking for a Senior Compliance Officer to handle the day-to-day spectrum of client onboarding assessment activities, with a focus on External Asset Management.

This is a 6-month contract with the opportunity to go permanent in Zurich.

What you will be covering:

  • Liaise with Relationship Managers on Compliance issues relating to client on-boarding, with a focus on clients introduced and managed by External Asset Managers;

  • Take ownership of specific on-boarding and mutation (change in circumstances) cases throughout the process and, where applicable, ensure escalation and presentation to higher committees;

  • Corroborate and challenge KYC information provided by the business and perform checks via internal and external database sources where appropriate;

  • Ensure accurate and meaningful reporting on metrics and key performance indicators on a regular basis in line with the Compliance reporting standards;

  • Prepare and submit SARs to the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS)

Necessary Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience as Compliance, AML and/or KYC specialist in Private Banking or similar role;

  • Very good understanding of risk management and controls;

  • Strong analytical and communication skills;

  • Fluent in English; additional languages, e.g. Russian, are considered an asset.