Business Risk Manager Asia/APAC business area (80-100%, m/f/d) Zurich (CH)

Risk Controlling
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About us

LGT is the world’s largest family-owned and managed Private Banking and Asset Management Group. For more than 100 years it has been fully owned and managed by the Princely House of Liechtenstein, which is also one of our biggest clients.
With around 600 employees, LGT Bank Switzerland has established itself as a renowned Swiss private bank and is an excellent address for both wealthy private clients and employees - this was also confirmed last year by the independent institute "Great Place To Work", which awarded LGT Bank Switzerland the title of one of the best employers in Switzerland.

Your challenge

  • You will be the first point of contact for the Relationship Managers for all kinds of due diligence and AML related queries arising in the course of client prospecting, onboarding and lifecycle management

  • As the first line of defense, you will be responsible for identification of money laundering, reputational and other business risks and will actively propose controls and measures for their mitigation

  • You will prepare client risk assessment reports for account openings and conduct reviews for existing clients

  • You will enable and facilitate clear and constructive communication between Relationship Managers and Compliance

Your profile

  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as Business Risk Manager (first line of defense) or Compliance Officer in the Asia/APAC business area in another Swiss Bank

  • You have successfully completed a higher education such as a Master’s degree in law or economics, a Due Diligence (Compliance) certification and/or a Sanction diploma

  • You have extensive knowledge of the respective market and relevant language skills, a sound understanding of the regulatory environment and experience in investigations

  • You are reliable, responsible, risk aware, you have an analytical mindset, good communication skills and a conscientious working style

  • You are team oriented, flexible and able to work under pressure

Are you interested?

Don’t hesitate and become part of a family - not just a company.

Applications from headhunters are not being considered.

Benefits at LGT

A great place to work – a great place to have impact: LGT promotes diversity among its employees. We believe that an inclusive and appreciative corporate culture is the driver for a great workplace and provides the opportunity to create a unique and successful team. That's why our employees can also benefit from many additional benefits.

Family & Work:

  • Various flexible work models  
  • Sabbatical 
  • At least 25 days annual leave, depending on age
  • Special paid leave options  
  • Maternity and paternity leave, options for further parental leave

Your Health:

  • Employee health and wellbeing program  
  • Subsidized classes (yoga, fitness) 
  • Healthy meal options 
  • Fresh fruit supplied daily  

Growing Together:

  • Internal courses 
  • External courses offered by the Liechtenstein Academy 
  • Support for external training and further education 
  • Coaching and mentoring programs 
  • International assignments 
  • Intrapreneurship program  

Perks & Advantages:

  • Discounts on LGT banking products and services 
  • LGT co-investments 
  • Discounts on health and property insurance  
  • Pension plan with individualized options 
  • Various mobility/e-mobility initiatives  
  • Recognition of major life events  

Do you feel addressed? Then simply fill out the online application. We look forward to getting to know you.


Sarah Camenisch

Sarah Camenisch

HR Business Partner
LGT Bank (Schweiz) AG Lange Gasse 15, Postfach , 4002 Basel Switzerland

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