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Position :
Head of Client Documentation Zurich
Office :
Zürich
Start date :
01.01.2023
Working hours :

Field :
COO_Client Documentation
 

Head of Client Documentation Zurich

Description

The Bank’s entire operations are managed by COO Division 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 COO division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. COO 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.

Mission

As part of the team the Head of Client Documentation acts also as Senior Due Diligence Subject Matter Expert and 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.

Challenges

Show precision, innovation and reliability in strict and complex environment with rules imposed by local or international regulators or conventions.

Main responsibilities

  • Co-Head the Due Diligence team (6 FTE’s) during the transition period
  • 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 opened according to Swiss laws and regulations and AML Policies of the Bank 
  • Application of Swiss banks' code of conduct with regards to the exercise of due diligence (CDB) provisions and Bank Directives in daily business 
  • Ensure that knowledge of tax documentary 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 
  • Collaboration and lending support to other branches 
  • Offer pragmatic solutions to the Wealth Management Community with regards to documentation issues 
  • Liaise, align and agree procedures with Geneva counterparty 
  • Involvement in streamlining procedures 

Education

  • Education: Master Degree
  • Certification: Law degree
  • Technical skills: At least 5 years' experience in Client Documentation

Experience

  • Years of experience: 7-10 : senior
  • Experience required: • At least 5 years' experience in Client Documentation, • Solid foundation on KYC and AML regulations (CDB, FINMA) and ESG criterias • Broad experience in tax matters and tax regulations (CRS, FATCA) • Strong knowledge of different structures utilized as investment vehicles (e.g. personal holding company, partnership, trust etc.)
  • Experience in private banking: Mandatory

Language

  • English: Fluent

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

• Good analytical skills, attention to details • High resistance to stress • Client centric

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