Singapore Regulatory Compliance Officer

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse Asia
  • 25 Sep 16

Singapore Regulatory Compliance Officer

Credit Suisse Company Overview Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients-and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.

We Offer...
Credit Suisse is looking for a senior compliance officer, based in Singapore, to actively interact with local regulators and support other business activities. This is a senior position within the Chief Compliance and Regulatory Affairs department requiring familiarity with regulatory landscape in Singapore and high level liaison skills. The candidate will be required to independently interact with senior officials at Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and other Singapore regulators. The role offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic global business. This role will report to the Singapore Head of Compliance.

The role of the compliance officer will be:

  • Maintain a strong and transparent communication channel with the MAS demonstrating solid concepts of corporate governance and sound risk management practices
  • Coordinate inputs for regulatory queries from businesses and shared services
  • Provide day to day regulatory or compliance advice on relevant laws and regulations for shared services such as Finance, Operations, IT and Risk
  • Monitor, assess, and advise on the implications of applicable new laws, rules and regulations, consultation papers and develop or update the relevant internal compliance policies as well as provide / coordinate training, where necessary
  • Compile timely management information reports for the monitoring of key risk arising from Credit Suisse entities in Singapore
  • Participate in various internal projects with related parties to drive compliance with regulatory requirement
  • Escalate material legal, regulatory, reputational and compliance risks and/or incidents to the Bank's senior management

You Offer...
    • 8 - 12 years in the securities industry with hands on experience in various aspects of compliance and regulatory liaison, specifically areas mentioned in 'the Role of the Compliance Officer' section above.
    • Candidates with added knowledge/ experience of risk/ controls will be the ideal candidates for the role.
    • Knowledge of the Singapore regulatory framework/ banking rules and regulations and familiarity with the financial services industry is essential.
    • Candidates with experience of interacting with MAS and other regulatory authorities will be preferred.
    • Exposure to regional regulatory framework will be an added advantage.

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