Michael Page Suisse

Investment banking


Head of compliance / risk H/F 100%

08 January Genève, Geneva Perm

For our client, a small financial company in Geneva City center, we are currently looking for a :

Head of Compliance / Risk -100% - H/F

Help the company by building a sustainable risk and compliance framework that places regulatory and
compliance best practice standards, and a culture of appropriate conduct.
As an independent second line risk control function, execute the relevant aspects of the Compliance framework through robust independent risk control and the provision of specialist advice and constructive challenge in a manner proportionate to the nature.
Proactively support and challenge the businesses and functions .
Evaluate the effectiveness of the company's risk & compliance efforts.
Support the management of the regulatory relationships with the regulator.
Overall leadership and functional support for all members of Business teams.

Risk Management
Support the businesses as Risk Owner under the company's Framework for business processes where
Risk and Compliance is the second line Risk Owner.
In collaboration with relevant senior managers, support a programme for compliance monitoring, surveillance and assurance.
Ensure effective management of risk and compliance matters.
ln the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached,
support the process to ensure the company's management and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased. Support the proactive and timely identification, assessment, advice and dissemination of evolving regulatory changes/practices and associated risks, and proactive engagement in regulatory reform.

Overall Risk Management Framework,establish and maintain appropriate risk based compliance frameworks for identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, mitigatingand reporting compliance (including regulatory and financial crime) risks across Private Banking.
Develop and recommend appropriate compliance policies and procedures.
Support processes to ensure appropriate product governance measures are in place so that product reflect all relevant regulatory requirements.

Small financial company

Versatile role- Report directly to CFO

Master's degree in Finance, Risk and Compliance
Minimum 10 years' experience
Sound knowledge of Compliance matters-experience in Compliance, knowledge of investment products, advisory related regulations, fiduciary services, anti-money laundering practices and policies.
General awareness of global laws and regulations with developed areas of expertise.
Good working knowledge of banking and products
Professional Qualifications in relation to Banking and Compliance
Appreciation of applicable laws and regulations
Self-driven, with an inquisitive approach to practices, procedures and specific transactions.
Strong analytical and communication skills
Perfect English and French both written and spoken

Attractive package