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We support you in achieving your personal vision. Because we believe in employees who want to accomplish great things and work enthusiastically on their development. As a global company, we offer you a dynamic environment with real interest in your goals and a variety of opportunities. Do you want to grow with us? Then become part of Wavestone as … 

Regulatory & Risk Expert (M/W/D)

Full Time
Zürich, Schweiz
Experienced Professional
Your Tasks
  • Advising our clients on the interpretation and implementation of international standards and regulatory requirements in the field of sustainable finance (e.g. TCFD, SFDR, EU Taxonomy, MiFID II)
  • Support of our customers in the implementation of the new regulatory requirements in the internal policies, guidelines and processes (e.g. advisory process)
  • Review and adaptation of the current governance structure in accordance with the new sustainability requirements
  • Development of initiatives to promote a more sustainable corporate culture
  • Integration of ESG risks into the risk framework, risk management processes and reporting
Your Profile
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience (risk, compliance, legal department)
  • Project management experience with ESG transformation projects in the financial industry
  • Good knowledge of the EU Action Plan and its implementation
  • Governance expertise in wealth management and/or asset management
  • Know-how of risk management, risk-management processes, and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Understanding of banking and investment products (discretionary & advisory business, funds, asset classes)
  • Affinity for digitization and interest in customer service up to the IT solution
  • Bachelor or Master studies (e.g. Law, Public Policy, Finance)
  • Further education/certificates in Sustainable Finance of great advantage
  • Fluent in English, good German, French or Italian is a plus
  • Analytical and independent way of working
  • Solution-oriented work on complex issues
  • Self-confident in dealing with customers and in presentations
Your Benefits
  • Career model: For us, a career that is individually tailored to your needs means individual development opportunities in line with your vision and at your pace. Our PERSONAL GROWTH MODEL supports you in this, whether as an expert or entrepreneur.
  • Continuing education: Let's grow together! Stay up to date with over 200 training days per year in our Academy, or continue your education through certification courses or a part-time Master or MBA.
  • Leadership culture: Respect, appreciation, and the highest level of expertise are the key elements of our "Coaching & Leading" leadership model. This means that your individual goals and Wavestone corporate goals are perfectly aligned.
  • Mobile working: Flexible, mobile working is part of our DNA. Through our Mobile Work Policy, we provide you with the optimal framework to establish your workplace at any location throughout Switzerland. Plus, via our offices, we offer attractive contact points for personal exchange.
  • Mobile working abroad: At your desk during the day, at the beach in the evening? Or with a view of the Italian riviera at the next team meeting? With "Mobile Working Abroad" we give you the opportunity to work 50 days a year from abroad all throughout the EU as well as from UK, NOR, ISL, LIE under certain conditions.
  • Movability Kit: Flexible on the road and ecological as well. We support you with a fixed monthly budget - regardless of whether you travel privately or professionally by public transport. 
  • Me-Time: We offer you 25 days of vacation, sabbatical opportunities and flexible working hours. Because for us, your private life outside of Wavestone also matters.
  • Mindfulness & Health: The Mindfulness Community offers mindfulness training and regular exchange. And for those who like it more athletic, there are sports and wellness cooperations, in-house fitness groups and much more.
  • Events: At Wavestone we believe that networking and celebration are integral parts of our company culture, not just within Switzerland but across borders as well. As such, we host numerous events that bring our team together.
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