Divisional Anti-Fraud Compliance Officer(VP) # 083289

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POST DATE 8/28/2016
END DATE 11/21/2016

Credit Suisse New York, NY

New York, NY
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The Anti-Fraud Compliance Officer will lead the Divisional Anti-Fraud compliance team under the supervision of the Americas Financial Crime Compliance Group, and the Global Head of Anti-Fraud.

This role will report into the Americas Head of Financial Crime Compliance, based in New York, with a functional line to the Global Head of Anti-Fraud. The Divisional Anti-Fraud Compliance team has the responsibility of aligning the Credit Suisse global anti-fraud program in the US, Global Markets and Investment Banking & Capital Markets divisions, delivering the global strategy within the divisions and contributing to the development of the global anti-fraud program. The main areas of responsibility will be fraud threat assessment, supporting businesses developing and implementing anti fraud measures, providing oversight and 2nd line supervision of all relevant anti-fraud efforts, ensuring global initiatives are aligned to divisional plans and business strategy, supporting review of any fraud incidents, defining reporting standards, providing analysis and industry insights into fraud trends, and stakeholder management.

Specifically, the Anti-Fraud Compliance Officer role requires:

* Support the definition of the strategic Anti-Fraud regional program, and provide SME assessment of and input to the global strategy;

* Being the go-to stakeholder relationship manager in all aspects of the divisional anti-fraud program and activities;

* Engage with relevant business stakeholders across the bank at all levels, providing clarity of the strategic direction and vision of the anti-fraud program, and take account of specific business and divisional/local challenges in defining and implementing the program;

* Ensure effective challenge to the business assessment of fraud threats and provide subject matter expertise to support the business in assessing impacts of fraud risk;

* Supervising the divisional anti-fraud officers/coordinators, providing subject matter leadership and development to the wider team;

* Assessing the industry landscape in anti-fraud related matters, providing critical assessment of competitor developments and techniques/technology/processes in anti-fraud activity, defining and developing best practices/industry leading approaches for integration in to the divisional and global program;

* Leading the development and delivery of specific bespoke or incident related training, either in person or through distance learning approaches and providing input to further development of the global training approach;

* Development of anti-fraud communication initiatives and tools relevant to location and divisional needs, aligning to the global approach;

* Participating in, and leading, industry forums and benchmarking initiatives which are relevant to CS strategic objectives;

* Staying abreast of anti-fraud policy and legislative developments and enforcement trends; and

* Participating in, and leading, regional/global coordination calls and meetings.


This role is varied and requires excellent communication, investigation and analytical skills in order to meet increasing regulatory scrutiny.

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications and skills:

* Degree level education, Business / Law or Criminal Law preferred;

* Writing sample encouraged;

* Experience in leadership role within an Anti-Fraud or Financial Crime function preferred, or in forensic accounting, internal audit, investigations or risk management;

* Experience leading teams within large financial institutions or law enforcement an advantage;

* Investment Banking and Private banking experience desirable;

* Excellent stakeholder management, communication and organizational skills a must;

* Ability to multi-task competing priorities whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;

* CFE Certification, or other accredited financial crime certification an advantage;

* Ability to create and communicate a strategic vision, distilling complex issues into straightforward and compelling reasoning;

* Solid influencing and negotiation skills, creating win-win situations at senior levels within the organisation;

* Ability to manage multiple and often opposing views and identify a common way forward;

* Experience in identifying potential threats within business units and identifying appropriate mitigating controls, working with the business unit to ensure effective implementation;

* Experience in identifying and managing cultural diversity, developing on the diversity as an opportunity and a strength;

* Solid analytical skills, experience working with data and statistical modelling techniques;

* Ability to make decisions and distill large amounts of data into sound and reasoned judgments, able to act at speed without compromising decision making quality;

* Proven innovator, ability to change the perspective of the organisation and think laterally.



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