Our client is a new growing Swiss Private Bank, 100% owned by foreign investors, providing wealth management and investment-related advice and aims to provide sophisticated solutions to their customers. To build up and manage its operational structure in Switzerland, we are searching a
Chief Operating Officer / COO (m/f)
As part of the Executive Management, you will be responsible for all non-front functions like Operations (back to middle office), Information Technology, Infrastructure, Finance, Accounting & Controlling, Human Resources and Sourcing. Your main tasks will include:
Identifying new business opportunities & strategically structuring new investments in the Asian and European Markets.
Development of the short and long term company service and product roadmap
Implementing short and long term goals, objectives, policies, and procedures
The Rump-up and management of all non-front units of the Bank in Switzerland
Handling process issues as well as regulatory and/or compliance initiatives/issues, in close cooperation with the risk and compliance specialists
Being the interface between units and functional management and ensuring aligning of strategies across the functional units
Achievements of key business objectives through the overall co-ordination of activities for the different functions
Day-to-day management of operational issues related to Ops/IT, Finance, Accounting, HR and Sourcing
Implementation, monitoring and reporting on projects and initiatives (including new product launches)
Control over accounting and financial procedures of the company and financial oversight within the Bank
Process and Project Management - ensure accurate and timely deliverables
Advising, supporting and coaching internal Stakeholders on services & processes
Ideally, you have an university degree in finance / banking or a comparable educational background. Furthermore, you have gained significant professional experience in small to medium sized Swiss Private Banking industry. You have a thorough knowledge of Asian and European markets and the cultural awareness. You are solution and result-driven and demonstrate a high risk as well as quality and cost awareness. A solid understanding of Operations, IT, Financial control and in Sourcing is rounding up your professional profile.
Being a team player, you possess also strong leadership skills and a high degree of flexibility.
Working in an international environment, you are fluent in English and German, Chinese language is considered as an asset.
In return, our client offers you a dynamic, flexible work environment that fosters creativity entrepreneurship, innovation and values diverse perspectives. If you want to be part of this new Swiss Private Bank, please send your complete online application in English, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Fred R. Schwenter, Managing Partner.