AML Compliance Officer
Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd in Geneva is looking for a candidate to fulfil the following mission statement: AML Compliance Officer YOUR MISSION: Due diligence work and operational client onboarding activity according to CDB standards, FINMA Ordinance and Swiss AML law; Validation of clients in the frame of the on-boarding of Private Banking clients, as well as end clients introduced and handled by External Asset Managers (EAM); Annual review and due diligence of politically exposed persons and High / Medium Risk clients and their submission to Senior Management Approval; Provide advice in relation to potential and existing PEP / High / Medium Risk clients and manage re-classification requests as a competence center for all complex and PEP related issues; Periodic and targeted review of other Private Bank clients representing High, Medium and Low risk; Provide advice and support, in relation to all AML matters, to: Front Office, Credit department, Client Lifecycle Management and other teams in relation to joint functions; Provide necessary support to Audit and Operational risk, ensure effective and timely implementation of audit issues; Work to meet the tight deadlines in order to perform the required Compliance reviews according to regulatory requirements; Cooperate with the Front Office in a timely manner in order to adhere to both regulatory and policy requirements while considering the business objectives. DESIRED PROFILE: 5 - 7 years of experience in Due Diligence and AML work in the financial services industry; As an AML Compliance Officer, having covered a market and been responsible for all questions of onboarding; Ideally having experience in dealing with External Asset Managers (EAM); Used to handling complex on-boarding cases such as High Risk classified clients and Complex Structures; Having thorough experience of handling the various aspects of on-boarding such as AML, FATCA, Tax and CRS Bachelor’s degree in law (or equivalent) required or evidence of comparable academic / work achievement; Ability to summarize complex topics, to drive practical outcomes and to make sound decisions or proposals, including escalation when appropriate, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and against short deadlines; Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills. In particular, a proven ability to foster productive relationships with front office staff and senior management; Fluent in English, French and a good knowledge of German, any other additional language is an asset; Resident in Switzerland. position at 100%.