Financial Crime Compliance Officer

Job Title: Financial Crime Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 145847
Contact Name: Aishwarya Ranade
Contact Email: aishwarya.ranade@credit-suisse.com
Job Published: May 29, 2020 16:43

Job Description

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.


We Offer

Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) Officers provide ongoing support to the local Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) on Financial Crime Compliance matters and AML/CTF Program management and execution. As a key support to MLRO, the FCC Officer is responsible for pursuing measures to actively identify, manage and mitigate financial crime risks.


  • You will provide guidance and risk-based solutions to the business on local, regional and global policy requirements.  
  • You will assist the MLRO with the performance of risk assessments and identifying risks associated with new products, services, complex transactions, clients and geographies.  
  • You will assist in the development, delivery and tracking of training to Front Office and support areas.  
  • You will document reports, draft memorandums and make written recommendations to MLRO and senior management.  
  • You will conduct database searches, identifying and escalating adverse information, sanctions, reputational and sustainability risks, market risk exposure, etc, arising from client relationships and third-parties.  
  • You are responsible for the day-to-day review of escalated surveillance alerts, with strict adherence to global minimum standards and local procedural requirements. 
  • You will undertake detailed financial crime investigations, including documenting specific due diligence and drafting case recommendations to MLRO on whether reasonable grounds for a suspicion exists, in relation to a client and/or third-party, in accordance with Australian regulatory requirements.  
  • Support the MLRO during regulatory reviews, with law enforcement requests and statutory notices.  
  • Formulate periodic policy reminders and communications to key stakeholders on obligations and requirements.  
  • Partner with regional offices on the implementation of projects, initiatives and platform changes impacting the Australian AML/CTF Program. 
You Offer
  • You possess a minimum of 7 years relevant Compliance/Legal work experience.
  • You possess a minimum of 3 years relevant AML/FCC Compliance experience.
  • You have a degree in a relevant discipline. A law degree will be highly regarded.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • A self-starter who can work independently with limited supervision.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Equal Opportunity Statement

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Embracing diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success

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