Your field of responsibility
As part of the role, your responsibilities include:
Performing due diligence for existing clients, requesting the KYC information, documentation, review and verification of received documentation and making an analytical risk assessment for clients
Periodically evaluate existing Clients according to established policies and procedures
Periodical review of KYC records as to completeness, including verifying that due diligence has been performed and that customer due diligence (CDD) & EDD standards are aligned with; also that the files and risk assessments are current and up to date
Seek to investigate high risk clients and reporting where necessary, including Politically Exposed Persons, and acquiring all necessary documentation to complete the client file
Process amended clients’ records on our KYC and CDD database
Communicate effectively and efficiently with relevant internal and external parties to acquire KYC documents
Responsible for a good understanding of regulations, policies and procedures
Specific projects which may rise from time to time
Verify the identity of prospective/existing clients across the Investment Banking division
Verification should be in accordance with local regulatory and Credit Suisse policies and procedures
Seek to ensure clients classification and categorization per CS Policy and Regulatory expectations
Provide training on KYC / AML to Colleagues and other departments as required
Perform 4-eye check as part of verification process.
Your future colleagues
The Front Office Investment Banking Client Lifecycle Management (IB CLM) exists to help protect business from regulatory risk. The KYCD group helps with the identification of financial crime related risks and adherence with requirements set out by the UK and US regulators in relation to new and existing clients.
The group works very closely with Global Client Onboarding (COB), Front Office Financial Crime & Complains (FCC) teams which moves clients from “prospect” to “customer” in the shortest possible time and liaises with the clients. IB CLM KYCD provides guidance and advice to COB & Sales around KYC requirements and financial crime issues liaising with the second line of defense, FCC teams.
The KYC team member of the KYCD team is responsible for amending, reviewing, new and existing clients according to established policies and procedures.
The department 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 cultural values.
Your skills and experience
You are expected to possess the below:
Bachelor’s degree or MBA equivalent in related field with relevant work experience of about 4-6 years.
Strong research and analytical skills with outstanding communication skills will be required for the purpose of multiple stakeholder management
Proven high standards in processing end to end KYC within the Investment Banking industry
Proficient in different entity types including (but not limited to) listed, regulated, private, public, SPV, trust, foundation, etc.,
Knowledge and understanding of UK and US regulatory environment, general AML and KYC principles (Preferable)
Worked independently, liaising with all the business partners and thrive under pressure
Supported the management team, shared best-practices and have guided the team members
Maintained working knowledge of various internal processes including Key Performance Indicators, local regulations & guidelines
Understanding of critical audit points as part of the regulatory or Internal Audits.
Experience in quality checks to ensure that guideline is adhered for excellent Quality scores
Compliance experience and understanding of the quality controls is an added advantage
Assist by providing any idea/innovation resulting in better efficiency to the team or process.
Good knowledge and hands-on experience of Excel/ SQL/ Tableau/ Fenergo, etc. tools is a plus
Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives
Your new employer
Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.
We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.