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GSS - Client Documentation

Client Documentation Specialist - Temporary role 5 months -


Group Shared Services (GSS) The Bank’s entire operations are managed by GSS and are headed up by the Chief Operating Officer. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and at the best possible cost. The GSS division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. GSS employees are committed to providing, with professionalism and enthusiasm, an efficient, proactive, high-quality service that meets the needs of clients within the context of the Bank’s overall strategy.


As part of the Client Documentation the Client Documentation Specialist is a key element to ensure the quality and the accuracy of the client’s data at any stage of the banking relationship in terms of “KYC” rules.


This rules are imposed by local or international regulations or conventions, especially in a more and more strict and complex environment.

Main responsabilities

Main Responsibilities

Review correctness and completeness of documentation for private person & legal entity account openings according to Swiss laws and regulations and AML Policies of the Bank

Review correctness and completeness of modifications after account is openend according to Swiss laws and regulations and AML Policies of the Bank

Ensure that knowledge of the Swiss banks' code of conduct with regards to the exercice of due diliguence (CDB) provisions and Bank Directives is solid and up to date

Ensure that knowledge of tax documenatary requirements is solid and up to date

Provide first class customer service to its stakeholders

Be an efficient Subject-matter-expert for Due Diligence requirements

Collaborate with Compliance & Legal Departments on relevant matters and enquiries

Specific and Core Competencies

At least 5 years' experience in Client Documentation

Solid foundation on KYC and AML regulations (CDB, FINMA)

Broad experience in tax matters and rax regulations (CRS, FATCA)

Strong knowledge of different structures utilized as investment vehicles (e.g. personal holding company, partnership, trust etc)

Good analytical skills, attention to details

High restistence to stress

Other Skills

English and German skills

Client centric




  • Education: Other


  • Years of experience: 3-7 : intermediate
  • Experience in private banking: Optional


  • English: Fluent
  • German: Fluent

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

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