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Asset & Wealth Management – Compliance – Global Financial Crimes Compliance Officer – Associate/Vice President

Req #: 180012253
Location: Geneva, GE, CH
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 8500 Euro (EUR)
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with $2 trillion in assets and operations in more than 60 countries.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. 
 
The Wealth Management division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. is part of the Asset & Wealth Management business segment. It has offered for over 160 years customized solutions and client service of the highest quality to solve the complex needs of wealthy individuals and their families around the world. With assets under management of $1.25 trillion, it is one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.
 
A Swiss regulated subsidiary of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Group of companies, J.P. Morgan (Suisse) SA is a leading provider of asset & wealth management and global custody services, employing more than 1000 people at both its Geneva headquarters and Zurich branch.
 
The Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) organization has over 700 staff members across the world. The team covers both global and business-aligned functions supporting the firm's Anti-money laundering (AML), Sanctions, and Anti-corruption programs and is lead by the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/AML Officer and the AML Operations Executive.
 
Global Financial Crime Compliance Associate:
 
The GFCC Advisory VP role is a compliance position responsible for day-to-day management of AML/OFAC/Sanctions compliance within Wealth Management Line of Business (“LOB”) at our Geneva location, coordinating globally as needed.  Under the direction of the Wealth Management Line of Business Geneva Compliance Officer, the individual in this role will help achieve implementation of the Global AML Program and Global Sanctions Standards (“GSS”) within Wealth Management.   The primary focus areas are: investigations, customer due diligence KYC, customer escalations from the front office/banker, governance, annual AML/ OFAC/Sanction risk assessments, internal system and control design.
 
Requirements:
  • Working knowledge and application of Swiss AML and sanctions laws and regulatory expectations (Anti-Money Laundering Act, AMLO-FINMA, CDB 16, SECO).
  • Working knowledge and application of OFAC and international (HMT, EU, Swiss, Asia) sanction laws and regulations, including blocking, rejecting, reporting requirements. 
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry with a focus on private banking and wealth management products/services and international high net worth clients.
Job Duties: 
  • Provide AML, sanctions, bribery/corruption (“financial crime”) Subject Matter Expertise (“SME”) to the LOB including the front office, onboarding/operations, and technology as relates to customers, transactions, New Business Initiatives, and the application of AML and sanction screening, and the clarification and corroboration requirements for transactions.
  • Positively and creatively influence changes within the department and coordinate critical department and team initiatives
  • Serve as the official administrator and secretary of the AML governance forum ensuring timely escalation to and disposition by senior management of financial crime related matters
  • Review and coordinate annual AML and Sanctions line of business and legal entity risk assessments
  • Oversee changes to local policies and procedures in responses to changes to firm policies, local laws and regulations and ensure proper communication and dissemination
  • Document compliance practices specific to the J.P. Morgan (Suisse) with established governance committees
  • Participate in regular governance forums with the LOB (control committees) and the corporate compliance team (KYC, Sanctions)
  • Work with global and regional compliance teams to develop proactive solutions to issues
  • Support production and delivery of materials in responses examinations by internal and external auditors
Qualifications:
  • 4 + years of experience in the financial services industry or government agency/regulatory body experience (MROS, FINMA)
  • Bachelors degree, Masters or Juris Doctorate (Lawyer, Solicitor)
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with colleagues, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically
  • Strong knowledge of Swiss Anti-Money Laundering rules and regulations and regulatory expectations
  • Strong knowledge of international and domestic AML/OFAC/Sanctions laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of private bank client base and products/services
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving, good critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Management Information (MIS) – compiling of data and producing frequent reports and other ad-hoc reports as required for team management and senior management
  • Highly proficient in Excel (particularly experience in handling volumes of quantitative data), Visio, PowerPoint and Word
  • A high level to detail and quality assurance
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure with commitment to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Strong judgment and excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to present information in differing degrees of details and form depending on the audience
  • To work without supervision and act on own initiative to identify tasks to be undertaken
  • Language: English. French, Spanish or German are a plus
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
If you would like to pursue a career with JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s GFCC Department in Switzerland, please apply online providing a cover letter and CV in English.
 
Due to legal restrictions, we will only be able to consider applications from applicants with a valid Swiss work permit, or holding a Swiss or European nationality.
 
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