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 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 global Conduct and Ethics Standards
The Chief Risk and Compliance Officer (CRCO) function was created in 2020 through the combination of previously separate Risk and Compliance functions, to further improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our control environment amid stricter regulatory frameworks. The responsibilities of CRCO include Risk, ranging from Enterprise Risk management to risk and finance reporting, and regional risk teams covering the risk management for our entities, and Compliance, focused on achieving professional perfection by providing state of the art technology, strengthening surveillance and testing processes and by aligning controls to keep risk within appetite. The success of CRCO depends on our ability to achieve our vision and fulfil our mandate, which in turn depends on the skills, experience and engagement of our employees. We offer a fast-paced, collaborative and diverse work environment that will support innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial ideas.
This position is within the newly created Compliance Re-Assurance (CR-A) function, which has been mandated to independently assess and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the bank's essential compliance programs beginning with Financial Crime.
CR-A offers an exciting and challenging role in this newly created and high profile function.
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
Coordinate with partners across all three Lines of Defense (re: all Business Lines, Chief Compliance Officers (especially FCC), Reputational Risk Management and Internal Audit), plus Data & Technology.
Evaluation of FCC compliance programs and reporting on their standing with policies, approvals, monitoring and risk assessment.
Implementation of the CR-A Target Operating Model, governance documents (e.g. Charter, Policies & Procedures) and the reporting framework to communicate findings and recommendations to senior business and functional leaders.
Report to Americas Head of CR-A.
Manage the recruitment and training of experienced personnel (from inside and outside of Credit Suisse) while this new team is being formed.
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.
6 years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance (FCC), in particular KYC and AML
Detailed understanding of front-to back compliance process within a global investment bank / wealth management institution
Proven experience demonstrating expertise in jurisdiction-specific Compliance regulations
Outstanding interpersonal, mentor and problem solving skills
Ability to accept accountability, assume leadership and demonstrate initiative is a plus!
Strong written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail
Hardworking, result oriented with ability to learn in a fast paced environment
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Credit Suisse complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. Subject to applicable law and regulatory requirements, Credit Suisse complies with state and local laws regarding considering for employment qualified individuals with criminal histories.