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AML/KYC Officer

Zurich / by arrangement
kessler.vogler is an owner-run company specialising in consultation, selection and recruitment of experts and executives for banks and financial service providers for permanent and temporary positions.

Do you want to develop yourself further, and are therefore looking for a new professional challenge at a bank or financial service provider?

Then come to us: Our extensive experience and excellent network means that we can provide you with professional and efficient support. kessler.vogler is happy to advise you individually with career planning, and will help you search for a solution that is the perfect match for you and your personal goals. We do this regardless of whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent position.

Currently we are recruiting for our client an experienced, motivated and dynamic personality for its role as AML/KYC Officer.

  • Analyze and form an opinion on the acceptability of the customer/counterparty, completeness of the KYC file and compliance with internal policy and external regulatory requirements
  • Perform verification and controls pertaining to the identity and reputation of clients (customer due diligence) and other relevant third parties, so as to ensure compliance of the Bank with regulatory obligations of vigilance
  • Validate the customer/counterparty on the client referential system in accordance with the KYC assessment
  • Post KYC client documentation, taking into account business needs and regulatory requirements
  • Provide assistance and expertise to front office staff on the on-boarding process
  • For existing clients, conduct reviews based on designated portfolios in cooperation with Business Lines, the worldwide KYC network and other relevant support functions
  • Complete risk assessments during the PEP relationship opening process (AML, Political/Reputational risk etc.)

  • Graduate from a Business School or University
  • Minimum of 2-4 years previous professional experience, preferably performing similar tasks or in a related position, preferably in Investment Banking
  • Ability to understand the structure of a financial transaction, understanding of key issues in relation to AML risk, ability to identify relevant sources of information
  • Good knowledge of Swiss and European regulatory environment
  • Analytical skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, sense of service, flexibility
  • The position requires effectiveness, team spirit and an ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment as well as a strong interest in financial markets and banking activities in general

Interested? We look forward to receiving your complete application documents. We are happy to check them and get back to you. Absolute discretion is a matter of course for us.

Kind regards

Your team kessler.vogler

Schifflände 22 – 8001 Zurich

Tel. +41 43 305 00 30



Languages: Fluent German and English skills verbal and written
Job location: Zurich
Start Date: by arrangement
Job Type: Permanent job
Job no.: 22
Your contact:
Leonie Burch
T 043 305 00 27
burch@kesslervogler.ch E-Mail
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