Client On-boarding Specialist Client On-boarding Specialist …

Credit Suisse
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Feb 21
Credit Suisse
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Feb 21
Credit Suisse
Client On-boarding Specialist
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
We are a department that values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and are committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.

Private Banking Client Onboarding Services (COBS) team in APAC Business Processing Services (BPS) is a one stop shop that supports Front Office with the relationship onboarding process. This role will be focused on supporting Private Bank Relationship Managers with activities and services for the Client Onboarding process

  • Act as Case Manager (including pipeline management) and have full ownership to follow through new account opening requests, liaising with Front Office & Compliance Ops team
  • Provide ongoing KYC support to RMs which inter alia includes guiding RMs on KYC requirements on their prospects/clients including but not limited to - client identification requirements, understanding of clients Source of Wealth (SoW) including documentation of corroborative evidence(s), drafting of SoW, Source of Funds (SoF), Purpose of accounts etc. based on Bank's policy and guidelines
  • Ensure that your KYC / SoW knowledge is up-to-date and in alignment with Compliance Ops to be fit for purpose
  • Perform name screening & first level discounting, review of documents & formalities and data entry as part of account onboarding process
  • Responsible for document retention prior to the upload into the Bank's repository and related administrative tasks required to meet Credit-Suisse onboarding requirements
  • Timely raise higher risk matters or regulatory questions to the concerned Compliance team within the bank
  • Expected to keep up-to-date knowledge about the latest KC regulations including but not limited to MAS, HKMA, FATF and Wolfsburg Standards
  • Take ownership of relevant KYC procedures for the bank and ensure that they are updated on a timely basis
  • Participate in change-the-bank activities & projects in line with the Private Bank's strategic objectives and vision
  • You are expected to deliver continuous operational improvements by striking a right balance between controls and efficiencies in view of the changing operating and regulatory environment

You Offer
  • Understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work.
  • At least 4 years of proven relevant experience in KYC and/or AML experience in Private Banking/Wealth Management
  • Strong understanding of AML/CFT regulations in Asia
  • You have acquired relevant academic qualifications: University Graduate with Bachelor of Law/ Accounting/ Finance / Business/ Economics
  • Pro-active and a self-starter, with a positive can-do attitude!
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solver who can think out of the box
  • A great teammate who is committed to service delivery excellence and always has the bank and clients' best interests in mind
  • Capability to build and maintain productive relationships at all level with key internal clients including business, operations and colleagues in Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Proficient in using MS Office applications including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

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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