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Head of AML - Compliance - Private Banking

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Head of AML - Compliance - Private Banking

Head of AML - Compliance - Private Banking

Leading global bank offering tailormade services to its UHNW client base across private banking, as well as investment and commercial banking.   With one of the best names in the business and a very strong and long commitment to its Swiss offices which are very well-established, this bank offers an independent, entrepreneurial team spirit with room for visability and freedom whilst at the same time having the backing and support of a recognised global brand and state of the art systems, as well as incredibly nice people.  Those at a seasoned team head level either working as a generalist in compliance or as MLRO currently will be considered for this very interesting post.

This Senior Vice President level role, based within the Private Bank’s European Compliance department covers the Country AML function. The key objectives of the position will be on ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and Corporate Policies, particularly in relation to AML. The role also supports the Country Compliance Officer in an advisory role to the front office.

The Anti-Money Laundering Officer's responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Managing a team of 4
  • Remain aware of all Laws and Regulations and Corporate Policies concerning ML in Switzerland and have a general knowledge of ML Laws globally
  • Oversee the effective implementation of new AML laws and regulations in Switzerland
  • Perform targeted reviews of AML related subject matters or regulations
  • Conduct Anti-ML Training programs
  • Deal with all cases of possible ML reported from the Business, from Transaction Trend Monitoring (AML ops), the KYC / Account Document Units, Check Processing and other entities globally
  • Conduct in depth investigations at different level (multiple relationships, multiple locations)
  • Report cases of suspected ML to the Swiss Authorities if the evidence is strong enough to justify a formal report and then communicate with the Authorities during their investigation
  • Liaise with regulators concerning Anti-ML activities and provision of information on the Bank’s Anti-ML procedures
  • Advise the front office and other departments on day to day queries regarding client onboarding, policies, cash and securities deposits, suspicious transactions, general AML guidance
  • Assist with and investigate any ML concerns in the Trust/Fiduciary Business in Switzerland
  • Responsible for AML compliance coverage for all legal vehicles and businesses in Switzerland
  • Responsible for implementing sanctions in Switzerland and comply with global sanctions
  • Assist with and investigate any ML concerns in regional and global relationship if any links in Switzerland
  • Responsible for SPF, Prominent SPF and HRC review
  • Responsible to approve KYC for escalated profiles
  • Approve deferral on KYC, periodic review, documentation

  • Proven track record as seasoned AML compliance officer or senior generalist compliance manager specialised in AML
  • A BA from a reputable institution or equivalent professional experience
  • AML Certification or equivalent professional qualification
  • Understanding of Swiss and US regulations, particularly relating to AML, strong control and risk analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Previous risk management/compliance experience and exposure to AML responsibilities
  • Self-starter, good inter personal skills, team player, able to multi-task, decision maker
  • Ability to work independently and to the highest level of accuracy and accountability
  • Strong command of English- verbal and written
  • Strong work organization, good documentation ability, and clean recordkeeping
  • Ability to understand complex processes and business requirements
  • Has strong interpersonal/relations/influencing skills
  • Self-motivated with high energy
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure at times
  • EU or Swiss passport holders only due to work permit restrictions
Contact:Mrs. Sally Trigues
Recruitment Consultant
Rue du Port 8
Tel.: 022 328 33 66
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