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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Know Your Client (KYC) Specialist

The Capital Markets Company Sàrl

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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Know Your Client (KYC) Specialist

Capco, a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. We specialize in banking; capital markets; wealth and investment management; finance, risk & compliance; and technology. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across North America and Europe.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Swiss Regulatory & Compliance Team advising clients of the financial sector in the Anti-Money Laundering Prevention, Client Due Diligence (CDD) and Know Your Client requirements based on both local and international law and best practice standards

  • Performing gap-analysis and assessments of existing Anti-Money Laundering Prevention framework and processes in place vs. applicable law and best practice standards

  • Delivering change projects at client site

  • Performing KYC Client File Reviews

  • Being an experienced point of contact for clients and for the Regulatory & Compliance Team Switzerland

  • Taking responsibility within the team and present work results to clients

  • Developing Capco’s know-how in the area of Anti-Money Laundering Prevention expertise


  • University degree in law or economics / college of higher education (FH) / apprenticeship in banking with a corresponding further education (e.g. post-graduate studies in compliance)

  • Multi-year experience within the financial services industry in any of Anti-Money Laundering prevention, financial crime or other relevant regulations at Swiss, European and Asian Banks (international experience is an asset)

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in Anti-Money Laundering regulations and experience in overall Client Onboarding and KYC Client File Reviews based on Swiss and International standards (i.e. UK, HK, SG regulation)

  • Experience in direct dealing with and supporting Bankers / Private Bankers to have documented a KYC Profile up to the high CDD/KYC standards required by the banks

  • Proficient in providing AML/CDD/KYC training to Front Office / Private Bankers


  • Financial Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Prevention

  • Client Due Diligence and Know Your Client requirements

Additional Requirements 
Ideally candidates:

  • Have the ability to analyse client / market issues and define solutions that stay within the operational and regulatory constraints of the market

  • Are comfortable presenting complex solutions in clear and concise languages

  • Self-confident and engaging appearance by dealing with clients (Compliance Officers, Front Office / Private Banks)

  • Have a high level of discretion and trustworthiness

  • Have the capacity to handle multiple and often conflicting demands

  • Have a strong personality with good organizational and operational skills

  • Motivation to perform recurring KYC reviews

  • Are self-motivated and comfortable managing your own career as a team player

  • Have excellent German and English skills (French is an asset)

  • 100% travel to client site is required (also abroad)

Elias-Canetti Strasse 2 Zurich
Tel: + 41 44 434 35 00
E-mail: enquiries@capco.com

Managing Principal