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 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 Conduct and Ethics Standards The APAC CCO Monitoring & Testing team plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the Banks operations from regulatory risk. The APAC COO Monitoring & Testing is a team of risk professionals based across APAC including Hong Kong; Pune, India; Singapore and Tokyo, Japan. We seek an outstanding candidate to take on a Monitoring and Testing Officer role focused predominantly on the APAC Investment Banking businesses, with some opportunities to work across other areas. This role is based in Singapore. Key Responsibilities
Manage and conduct monitoring and testing reviews across key compliance risks
Demonstrate good risk awareness across different risk topics and able to complete complex walkthroughs and design and execute necessary testing
Ensure appropriate monitoring and testing is performed by junior members and to provide training where necessary
Understand and educate business partners on the fundamentals of risk and control and partner with Compliance advisory;
Have the ability to apply different review techniques to maximize assurance provided;
Identify issues impacting risks under review, presenting sustainable and commercial control improvements to mitigate risks;
Prepare testing programs and draft reports to a high quality standard for review by Management prior to sharing with relevant business partners and take lead in discussions to clearly articulate issues and risks identified
Keep abreast with internal process controls and regulatory requirements, understand and identify changes in rules and regulations and the impact on monitoring and testing activities; and
Deliver reviews within assigned budget, time, and meeting quality expectations.
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. This should be further elaborated on in your application
This role is varied and requires excellent communication, management, and analytical skills in order to meet the demands of a regional team and function, and increasing regulatory scrutiny.
At least 6 years of working experience in Risk and Control, Compliance or Internal Audit function;
Good understanding of Financial Services, preferably in Investment Banking products;
Good understanding of Hong Kong regulations is preferred with limited knowledge of other APAC jurisdictions;
Ability to think strategically and demonstrate sound judgment on a consistent basis
Highly effective communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills a must
Ability to multi-task competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Assertive and the ability to face challenging situations
High level of inquisitiveness and desire to learn and understand new areas
Strong sense of accountability; good time management and good project management skills for the assigned tasks and projects
Proven working experience in regulatory body and regional language skills would be an advantage.
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.