HR Partners sàrl, Legal, Finance and Banking specialist

For a private bank based in Geneva, we are looking for a

Compliance Officer with Chinese


  • Management of account opening process and input all changes in the bank IT system; 
  • Review existing accounts and new account openings documentation from a KYC angle to ensure documentation is in line with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Customer screening, with deep transaction analysis, against fraud (black list)/PEP and management of alerts;
  • Report informations into the core business system data input and cleansing, extraction, escalation of issues;
  • Prepare and present detailereports to Management and Auditors when required;
  • Close collaboration with Legal, Relationship Managers, Central File and with the Head of Compliance and provide them administrative support when required; 
  • Provide advice to RMs on prospects suitability and KYC requirements and propose improvements responding effectively to the Chinese market requirements (e.g. legal environment, risk mitigation, etc.); 
  • Train new employees on the team organisation, processes, policies and daily issues. 


  • Min. 2 years of experience in a similar position within a Private Bank in Switzerland; 
  • A legal background or graduated in Compliance is preferred, CAS in Compliance Management is a plus;
  • Good understanding of the local and international regulatory environment (CDB16, AML, etc.);
  • Very good knowledge of Chinese HNW/UHNW market;  
  • Good knowledge of KYC, FATCA, Due Diligence, AML processes as well as risk;
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills; 
  • Possess an attention to detail with an investigative and questioning nature;
  • Dynamic, precise, pro-active, solution-oriented and with a strong team spirit;
  • Fluent in Chinese and English, French is a plus; 
  • Swiss residency mandatory.