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Financial Regulations Advisor

Job Description

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer

We offer a challenging role within a team of lawyers and economists mandated with the provision of regulatory in-depth analysis and support to the Swiss Universal Bank (SUB) and International Wealth Management (IWM) divisions of Credit Suisse. This position enables international exposure, a collaborative environment and direct contact with senior management.

Within a team of Financial Regulations Advisors, you will ensure, together with experienced specialists throughout the firm, a forward-looking regulatory change management. You will be able to build up your legal and/or financial experience and your knowledge of regulations impacting banking industry.

In our team, we analyze regulatory change proposals for their potential impact on SUB and IWM bank divisions and provide detailed and tailor-made impact assessments of upcoming regulations to our business partners. We also ensure that regulatory initiatives are taken up by the appropriate implementation owners and therefore liaise with different functions and divisions within the bank to agree on the scope of business impact and implementation need.

We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.

You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, most notably for:

  • Analyzing international, EU and certain local (e.g. Swiss) regulations and acts of law relevant for banking industry (e.g. amendments to MiFID II/MiFIR, PRIIPs, Basel IV, FIDLEG/FINIG) in order to identify their impact on SUB and IWM businesses, incl. impact on financial products and services.
  • Engaging with senior business partners representing impacted business areas in order to negotiate and agree on the implementation ownership.
  • For running implementation projects - providing detailed analysis of regulatory requirements and updates on delegated acts issued under given regulations.
  • Promoting awareness of regulatory change, a.o. by preparing presentations (e.g. indicating trends, business opportunities and risks for SUB and IWM), timelines, thematic review slides for senior management and presenting them in regulatory panels.


Specialist Experience

  • Master degree in law, finance or economics; additional degree would be a plus (MBA, LL.M)
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or a legal/compliance department of a financial institution or a consultancy firm.
  • Proficiency in English; knowledge of additional language (German, French or Italian) would be a plus.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving and drafting skills (the ability to clearly formulate thoughts).
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills prior experience in interchange with senior business partners.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge of financial products and services.

Additional assets:

  • Good MS Office skills (especially in Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate with team members.
  • Being an ambitious, hardworking individual, dedicated problem-solver with an open-minded personality and can-do attitude.
  • You understand the value of diversity in the workplace and you are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.


Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

Credit Suisse
  • Poland
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
16 March 2020
Applications Deadline
30 May 2020

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