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Senior Crossborder Business Expert (Ref. 1925)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG
  • 18.11.2022
  • 100%
  • Fachverantwortung
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Senior Crossborder Business Expert (Ref. 1925)

Senior Crossborder Business Expert (Ref. 1925)

Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd is a leading sustainable private bank, offering all the advantages of the Swiss banking environment together with dynamic and personalised advisory services focusing on opportunities in international financial markets. The Bank provides a high level of services and expertise when acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. Financial strength, excellent client services and outstanding quality are therefore key elements of its corporate philosophy.

J. Safra Sarasin's most valuable capital is its employees. They are essential to the success of the organisation, now and in the future. Their technical expertise, professional qualifications and social skills are highly valued by the Group's clients, management and business partners. The success of J. Safra Sarasin depends on the enthusiasm and commitment of every one of its employees worldwide.


Chief Operating Officer


Senior Crossborder Business Expert (Ref. 1925)


Zurich, CH

Function/Position objectives

The Crossborder Competence Center is looking for a Senior Crossborder Business Expert to support the Bank on all Crossborder matters. In this role, you will act as permanent service provider to the Bank's front units and further internal stakeholders. The role involves high business exposure and offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to actively contribute to the Bank's Regulatory competency.


  • Provide assistance and advice to the Bank's front units and further internal stakeholders on Crossborder compliance matters and daily business requests
  • Conduct regular Crossborder market reviews and prepare analyses, assessments and reports for management
  • Provide expert support for the production and ongoing improvement of Crossborder country manuals, prepare and conduct relevant trainings for the Bank's front units
  • Follow up on the developments in the Crossborder regulatory environment and inform front units and further internal stakeholders about any relevant updates
  • Further develop the Bank's Crossborder framework and identify areas for improvement as well as perform regular updates on policies, procedures, processes, controls, and reporting
  • Act as senior subject matter expert for Crossborder supporting respective business projects and initiatives and support internal and external audit requests related to Cross border
  • Support the roll-out of the Bank's Crossborder principles and standards to further entities in Switzerland and intemational locations


  • Higher education (FH/University), degree in law preferable however not mandatory
  • Specialist know-how in Crossborder compliance: 5-10 years practical experience in a Crossborder Business/ Front-oriented Compliance role, preferably in a medium-size private banking organization
  • Good analytical, conceptual and judgment skills; ability to prioritize, organize own work and good interpersonal skills
  • Solution oriented and hands-on working attitude, combining reliability, accuracy, and pragmatism
  • Commitment to high quality delivery, willingness to take responsibility, and capability to work independently
  • High motivation, flexibility to work in a challenging and dynamic environment and willingness to contribute in a team culture
  • Very good command of English and German, good communication and presentation skills