Role details

Senior Compliance Officer-Trust

Geneva   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Well-established Trust company
  • Looking for a Senior Compliance Officer

About Our Client

To strengthen their compliance team, they are currently looking for a Compliance Officer with specific expertise in Trust industry.

Job Description

  • Assess, mitigate, monitor, measure and report on risks impacting on local business
  • Analyze, highlight to the Board, and coordinate the management of potential risk arising from changes in legislation, regulation, regulatory guidance, business practice or company circumstances
  • Work with and support staff in management of potential or actual client risk which may arise on individual cases
  • Act as point of contact within with local regulator, in accordance with policy on communications with regulators, main point of contact for supervisory authorities, criminal prosecuting authorities and MLA auditors
  • Lead the process to raise the risk awareness of staff, including educating and training staff on potential risk and the techniques used to mitigate such risk
  • Make an active contribution to the Group Risk and Compliance Committee, bringing relevant issues for discussion
  • Contribute to the policy and procedure process, through the Group Risk and Compliance Committee, and support Group Head of Risk and Compliance on local aspects (risk, compliance or KYC/CDD requirements) as requested
  • Monitor the implementation and effectiveness of policies and procedures, as regards consistent application and staff compliance
  • Lead the process of ensuring that the anti-money laundering culture within the company is maintained through dissemination of appropriate information and training, including responsibility for monitoring that all relevant staff comply with training obligations under applicable regulations
  • Issue anti-money laundering letters and Group Introduction Certificates
  • Chair and minute the minute of the local Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Report to the board, to the Managing Director and to the Group Head of Risk and Compliance on all aspects of risk and Compliance
  • Carry out risk assessment of new business proposals and make recommendation to management to accept or refuse same
  • Maintain an up to date awareness of the various requirements under local law, regulations and regulatory guidance, as they apply to compliance
  • Ensure that regulatory notices are analyzed and distributed as appropriate
  • Set up and close entities, mandates and individuals in Concept Trustee database
  • Maintain & update monthly Activity Report (business gained/lost)

The Successful Applicant

  • A strong technical knowledge of trust and company administration and a high level of experience of the client and other risks inherent within trust business, together with commercial awareness
  • A thorough working knowledge of the regulatory environment, including applicable laws, regulations and regulatory guidance
  • Self-motivated
  • Team leader and team player
  • A strategic thinker who prioritizes workload
  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity in all matters
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with staff and external parties including the regulator
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Methodical, thorough and attentive to detail
  • Report writing and presentational skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications and Concept Trustee

What's on Offer

Package competitive

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