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Interim Senior Compliance Officer

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    Zürich, Switzerland

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    Stuart Grimmond

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 month contract

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One of our International Private Banking Clients is urgently looking for a Senior Compliance Officer to handle the day-to-day spectrum of the 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. 


You can apply for this role now by sending us your CV or by calling us now!

Contact: Stuart Grimmond

Consultant – Contracts EMEA

Call 02036752931 or email