banking compliance officer (east europe market, russian mothertongue) in Lugano

Andrea Pace, Lugano
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lugano, ticino
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andrea pace, lugano
091 922 21 50
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On behalf of our important Client, first-class and well-known Private Bank based in Lugano (with swiss branches also in Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich) we are currently looking for a Senior Compliance Officer with relevant experience developed inside Banking sector, focused on East Europe Market and Russian mothertongue.

Directly reporting to the Head of Compliance, his/her main responsibilities focusing on East Europe Market will be linked (but not limited) to:

- Ensure adhere to all applicable regulatory requirements and all compliance-related laws and regulations, including AML, CTF, KYC, Anti-bribery and corruption laws, tax compliance etc.

- Review and update internal policies and processes, ensure their enforcement and compliance and review documents from a compliance perspective

- Assessment of compliance risks of the institution's business activities and informing about material changes in the assessment of the compliance risks to Head Legal & Compliance

- KYC onboarding including the establishment of a client risk profile and the provision of compliance recommendation; carry out AML related investigations and report on AML controls of new and existing clients; prepare for and provide follow-up for regulatory inspection and audits

- Investigate, identify and manage in a timely manner serious cases of non-compliance and providing remedial action

- Manage and interface with third external advisors, auditors and authorities

- Evaluation, implementation and monitoring of appropriate cross-border rules for the institution's business activities

- Provide advice on the general regulatory affairs of Swiss operations


- A degree in Economics, Law or an equivalent education, a specific Compliance training is an additional advantage (e.g. Diploma of Advanced Studies in Compliance Management)

- Relevant experience developed in the same role inside the Banking sector with a focus on the East Europe Market

- Russian and English languages mandatory; any other language will be considered a plus

We offer permanent contract with appealing conditions and starting date with immediate effect, inside a dynamic and very stimulating work environment.

If in line with the requisites and interested to delve into this opportunity, we would be glad to receive your candidature including up-to-date and detailed CV, and a cover letter, to the attention of Mr. Andrea Pace: