Compliance Officer (AML, Financial Crime Compliance, German) Contract, Switzerland

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Stamford Consultants AG
  • 15 Sep 16

Stamford Consultants AG is a European recruitment specialist company with headquarters in Switzerland. Our international team recruits across Banking/Financial Services, Life Sciences & Information Technology professionals. Our high level of service and responsiveness has earned us the distinction of being a preferred supplier of Contract, Permanent and Executive Search professionals for many of the world's most recognized and respected companies. For one of our clients in the financial industry I am currently looking for a German Speaking Compliance Officer with experience in Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Compliance area.

Main Responsibilities:


  • Monitoring of clients transactions and working closely with Transactions Monitoring team
  • Monitoring of alerts for high risk transactions through a specialised tool
  • Analysing transactions and supporting transactional activities (source of income, origin of the transaction, etc.)
  • Communicating closely with stakeholders from Compliance, Front Office, Risk Management and Legal Departments
  • Participating in trainings and testing phases with Transaction Monitoring team


Ideal Profile


  • Higher education in Law or Business Administration
  • Previous experience in  Internal Audit, Business Risk or Anti- Money laundering area is a must
  • Profound experience in  Transaction Monitoring
  • MS Office tools understanding is required
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, team player
  • Fluency in German and English, knowledge of Russian, Spanish or French will be a strong advantage


If you are interested in this role, I look forward to receiving your application.