Is your dream to have equal opportunities? Do you have a real passion for clients? Are you a dedicated team-mate who values integrity highly?
Do you love to improve your analytical skills? You are an empathetic and trustworthy teammate. You will take care or handling client requests.
You welcome diversity and like to work in passionate team this job is for YOU.
Operations Control and Risk (OC&R) advises, supports and challenges Operations management who are responsible for the financial, reputational and regulatory risks of Operations.
Our people provide risk and control expertise by working closely with Operations Line areas. We also get along with Regulators, auditors and with other CS groups such as Compliance, Financial Accounting, Product Control, Internal Audit and Risk Management.
Our vision is to continue to drive the control culture within Operations, while helping our partners consistently align with all external regulatory and internal policy demands.
Currently, we are looking for a hardworking, motivated and well organized individual to develop trusted partnerships with Operations Managers responsible for General Ledger Account Ownership functions and related process controls, get along with multiple Stakeholders across international offices and within other CS Departments such as Financial Accounting, Product Control and Risk Management, with activities aligned to the two bank-
wide frameworks as described below :
You will : Control Oversight (SOX)
Control Oversight (SOX)
You will be ensuring timely facilitation of month-end and year-end completeness of Group Operations compliance to section 404 of the Sarbanes-
Oxley Act (SOX); Lead EMEA Group Operations SOX Beginning Of Year and End Of Year processes.
You will be working with OC&R globally to ensure completeness & consistency of key controls, identify weaknesses in controls and validate that controls mitigate risk.
You will be reviewing control issues / breakdowns / Quality Assurance Reviews and meaningful the owners of issues impacting the SOX process and testing to settle if further actions are required.
You will be reviewing and reporting global SOX Control Improvement Plans for senior management oversight, raising action deadlines to ensure timely closure.
You will be providing mentorship to EMEA SOX Control owners on SOX policy.
You will be extending the SOX standards to Group Operation’s wider Control Activities Framework as required.
General Ledger Account Ownership (GLAO)
You will be ensuring adequate coverage and timely reporting of issues arising from the General Ledger Account Ownership (GLAO) control framework.
You will be working with OC&R globally to perform look-across of the control framework, driving the openness and consistency of reporting requirements.
You will be providing appropriate review and challenge of material Balance Sheet reconciliation breaks.
You will be understanding and challenging the monthly GLAO sign-off process.
You will be providing mentorship to EMEA GLAO account owners on GLAO policy and reconciliation standards.
You will be participating in EMEA Steering Committee Meetings ensuring that Group Operations GLAO commentary is appropriate and properly addresses Balance Sheet risks and that mitigating actions are realistic and achievable.
The GLAO and SOX / Key Control responsibilities will expose you to a broad range of different operational processes to build out your understanding of the Operations function, impact on the bank’s balance sheet and underlying controls.
You will also have the opportunity to broaden your risk skillset by supporting other initiatives across OC&R globally.
Open to discussing flexible / agile working.
You have :
You have university degree or post-graduate studies or equivalent in banking economics / accounting.
You have minimum 3 year’s experience of working in financial / banking industry or professional services firm with strong background in Operational Risk / Compliance / Finance / Product Control / Internal Audit.
You have knowledge of accounting principles (double entry, assets & liabilities, balance sheet vs P&L) and experience in controlling balance sheet accounts;
accounting qualification preferred.
You have deep understanding of investment banking / financial products.
You have proven analytical skills : the ability to understand, analyse and seek complex issues and propose appropriate mitigation strategies.
You have strong communication and presentation skills.
You have fluent English language skills to support frequent interaction with senior managers internationally.
You have proficient knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Power Point.
Private medical care
Training and development
Language training course
Family nursery and kindergarten funding, gift vouchers for Christmas
Health promotion : Multisport card, sporting events and groups within Credit Suisse (skiing trips, football team, running team, tennis training course etc.)
Employee discounts on various products and services (event tickets, consumer products, etc.)
Employee Referral Program
Flexible work schedule and working from home (home office)