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Compliance Strategy and Transformation - (Senior) Consultant in Compliance & Conduct Team in Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 20, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1074161

Compliance Strategy and Transformation – (Senior) Consultant in Compliance & Conduct Team in Zurich (80-100%)


The opportunity

Do you want to kick-start your career by helping senior executives of the world’s leading banks at the heart of the Swiss financial services industry to deal with compliance transformation and financial crime prevention topics? Are you interested in working in an ambitious strategy consulting environment with access to a global network of experts?

The Compliance and Conduct (C&C) team within EY’s Financial Services Risk Management Consulting practice is seeking talents to join a growing and very successful team. The C&C team advises clients in the financial services sector on how to adapt their compliance risk management strategies and operating models. Our transformation projects focus on issues at the top of the C‑suite agenda, mainly working for the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk Officer Leadership Teams.


As part of our C&C team, you will

  • Work with an international team on a wide range of compliance-related topics, typically including compliance risk assessments, framework reviews and process enhancements
  • Support efforts to develop target operating models and compliance frameworks
  • Work effectively as a team member with senior clients and colleagues
  • Innovate EY’s approach to identifying and assessing compliance risks
  • Develop a solid understanding of regulatory expectations related to bank compliance and financial crime prevention
  • Support go-to market and sales activities


What you should bring to the table

  • 1-3 years of experience working in risk topics for management consulting firms or in leading companies or other work experience (e.g. internship, working student) in the financial services industry
  • A degree in a legal or business-related field such as business administration, economics or finance and willingness to invest in further relevant education
  • Outstanding academic background or record of leadership in an academic, professional or extracurricular setting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working in a client-facing role with demanding stakeholders
  • Strong business sense and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (German desired but not essential)
  • Willingness to travel


What we offer

EY is the most globally integrated professional services organization. We are proud to provide high-quality audits, strategic advice and transformation services that drive long-term value for EY people, partners, clients and all stakeholders.


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and strives to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service while allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

  • Hybrid and flexible working environment that allows you to manage your work-life balance
  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated consulting professionals
  • Continuous personal development based on a system of training modules, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Opportunity to obtain a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, while working with EY, completely free*


Is your ambition as bold as ours? As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the skillsets and growth mindset to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Find out more here about the many benefits to which you are entitled as an employee at EY


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