Compliance Officer (f, m, d) Geneva (CH)

Full Time (≥ 80%)
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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

In this role within our team Financial Crime Compliance, your tasks will include the following:

  • Participating in the process of account opening (assessment and validation of higher risk clients and PEPs)

  • Participating in the process of periodic reviews for higher risk clients and PEPs

  • Controlling, clarifying, and assessing higher-risk transactions, as well as those related to sanctions (transactional monitoring)

  • Analysing reputational and regulatory risks, including preparation of assessment for the top Management  

  • Handling of AML investigations, including preparation of suspicious activity reports for the MROS

  • Acting as dedicated contact for the Front and for external providers for Financial Crime Compliance matters

  • Supporting the Front in the fight against money laundering and compliance with the applicable regulations, in particular the MLA, the MLO, the CDB and internal directives.

Your profile

For this job, you should have a strong Compliance background in a similar position for at least 5 years, together with an excellent knowledge of Swiss banking regulations, in particular AML and CDB. You have successfully completed a higher education, such as a University degree in Law or equivalent. A CAS in Compliance management would be an asset.

You have an excellent command of French and English (spoken and written). Arabic would be strong asset. In addition, you have good IT skills (Avaloq and Appway knowledge would be a plus).

You are proactive, flexible, autonomous, as well as team and result oriented. You have an analytical mindset and thanks to your strong communication skills, you know how to interact with your partners with rigor and pragmatism.

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 additional parental leave  

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  

Your Health:

  • Employee health and wellbeing program  
  • Fresh fruit supplied daily  

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


Katja Braisaz-Latille

Katja Braisaz-Latille

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

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