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UBS Financial Services FX Compliance Officer in New York, New York

FX Compliance Officer

United States - New York


Group Functions

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New York

Job Type:

Full Time

Your role:

Are you risk averse but risk aware? Do you know how to maintain independence and objectivity? Do you like working in a challenging and fast paced environment? We are looking for someone like that who can:

• act as a compliance subject-matter expert for the FX business within the Investment Bank (IB)

• identify, assess, draft and implement relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and processes related to the FX Sales and Trading business

• guide, challenge and advise on multiple complex businesses regarding compliance and regulatory obligations

• ensure risk frameworks are designed well and operating effectively;

• develop and deliver in-person compliance training

• work closely with colleagues in Compliance and Operational Risk Control to promote best practice and consistency across divisions and asset classes

Your team:

You’ll be working in the IB Americas Compliance team in New York, which is a part of the Group Compliance, Regulatory & Governance function, coordinating daily with colleagues throughout the globe. We are a team who partner effectively with the business to manage regulatory risk in an environment of collaboration and constructive challenge. Group Compliance, Regulatory & Governance strives to be an industry-leading function in the effective oversight of compliance and operational risks and to enable the firm to effectively cope with the evolving regulatory environment and driving solutions in line with UBS's strategic objectives. We are responsible for providing independent oversight and control over the consequential risks arising from UBS’ business activities at a global, regional, divisional and entity level.

Your expertise:

•\ta BS/BA degree (MBA or JD a plus)

•\t2+ years of experience in compliance, risk management, risk control or audit with an understanding of the FX marketplace

•\tgeneral knowledge of the broad range of business areas in which UBS is engaged

•\tthe ability to make decisions, resolve conflicts and exercise sound judgment under pressure

•\tstrong interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to successfully challenge as well as implement and deliver change.

•\tanalytical with the ability to provide practical solutions for minimizing risk

•\table to critically verify and challenge processes and documentation with an independent mindset

•\tresult-oriented and assertive (you don’t shy away from challenging situations

•\tthrive in a fast-pace and high-pressure environment

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us:

We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.