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Senior APAC Sanctions Compliance Officer

Credit Suisse
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

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Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) Sanctions is responsible for developing and implementing Credit Suisse's Global Sanctions Compliance Program in furtherance of the Bank's commitment to align with economic and trade sanctions in the countries in which it conducts business. The Sanctions Program consists of policies, procedures, and other controls designed to mitigate the risk of violating sanctions laws stemming from Credit Suisse's business activities across the world.
APAC FCC Sanctions Advisory works in connectivity with the APAC FCC team and with Compliance, the Front Office, and other partners to drive consistency, efficiency and execution of the overall Sanctions compliance program across region APAC.
You will provide specialist advice and analysis in relation to all issues relating to Sanctions for the APAC region, providing subject matter expertise and guidance as well as interaction with the Global Sanctions function and oversight of the Sanctions control framework. You will coordinate closely with the key partners to ensure that consistent advice and analysis of complex Sanctions issues are appropriately controlled and ensure that the all relevant APAC countries align with global standards and have responsibility for assisting and advising regional APAC offices. The role is open to the right candidate to be based in Hong Kong or Singapore.
You will be responsible for managing two team members, reporting to and acting as deputy of the APAC Regional Sanctions Compliance Officer (RSCO).
  • Assist with Sanctions related advisory and partner concerns, and provide subject matter expertise (SME) on core risk areas to all relevant partners in APAC across all Lines of Business
  • Manage the team's day-to-day activities, including assessments of customer relationships with nexus to sanctioned countries and/or persons, transaction- and securities critical issues, reputational risk reviews, drafting and negotiation of sanctions related legal clauses in collaboration with General Counsel (Legal), analysis and commenting on new regulatory and internal requirements, etc.
  • Dealing with significant sophisticated Sanctions issues, requiring detailed analysis and/or external legal advice/interaction with regulators etc.
  • Assist with the continued effective implementation and refinement of a robust Sanctions risk and controls framework in APAC, in consultation with the Global Sanctions team
  • Assist with maintenance of all relevant management information, including regular and accurate reporting to Management
  • Participate in regional and global projects and working groups; assist with internal audits, compliance monitoring & testing reviews
  • Deliver targeted Sanctions training to ensure employees in their areas of coverage receive training commensurate with the level of risk associated with their job responsibilities.

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We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.

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