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Coverage Assistant (6 months)

Apply REF: 1 B000137

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) in Switzerland provides to its clients financing, advisory and capital market services. Its global expertise is recognized in many areas including among others structured financing and derivatives across a variety of asset classes. CIB in Switzerland includes the following activities: Corporate Banking, Global Markets and Specialized Trade Solutions.

Corporate Coverage provides to large and mid-cap Swiss Corporates and Swiss subsidiaries of international Corporates an integrated and homogeneous corporate banking offering comprising financing products and services, ranging from classic lending products to specialized financing to transaction banking (cash management, international trade finance and liquidity management products).

To reinforce our Multinational Coverage Department in Zurich, Switzerland, we are looking for a:

Coverage Assistant (6 months)

The Coverage Assistant supports the Pilot Relationship Managers and Multinational Coverage Relationship Managers in Know Your Customer (KYC) / Due Diligence (DD) and other commercial tasks. The Coverage Assistant is especially focused on the analysis and completion of KYC from a commercial point of view – leading together with the Relationship Manager – to an assessment of the KYC.

The key duties and responsibilities include:

·        Collect, analyse and follow-up on legal and KYC documentation;

·        Evaluate the sensitivity of the customer under the supervision of the concerned Relationship Manager

·        Comply with (international) regulatory requirements, such as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)

·        Liaise with external and internal clients and stakeholders on KYC related matters

·        Dare to challenge Relationship Manager, Compliance and Due Dilligence regarding KYC matters

·        Status reporting to Head of Corporate Coverage / Head of MNC

·        Monitor upcoming KYC recertifications and onboardings for the Relationship Manager

·        Initiate MAOS requests

·        In consultation with Relationship Manager, contact clients and BNPP’s network on KYC / DD matters

·        Represents Relationship Manager / Coverage towards Due Diligence where possible

·        Processing changes via different teams within BNPP (f.e. the change of SBO to SCBO)

·        Responsible from Coverage side for data quality issues (f.e. add RMPM to clients)

·        Coordinate onboardings     


Required skills and experience:


·        University Degree in Banking/Economics/Finance or equivalent combined with a first work experience within a financial institution and good banking industry knowledge

·        Strong customer and service orientation

·        Ability to take initiatives and to propose improvements

·        Analytical and problem solving skills

·        Self-motivation combined with a strong team spirit and ability to interact with other local internal teams

·        Ability to set priorities, work independently, be flexible, well organised and enjoy working in a dynamic and international environment

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills, fluency in German and English (our primary working language), French is an advantage

·        Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint programs


To apply, please send your complete application via our website (all job offers) to the attention of:

BNP PARIBAS (Suisse) SA       


Selnaustrasse 16, 8022 Zürich

058 212 67 14
Primary Location: CH-ZH-ZurichJob Type: Fixed TermJob: COMPLIANCEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Attention to detail / rigor, Ability to deliver / Results driven, Resilience, Communication skills - oral & written, Critical thinking, Active listeningTransversal competency: Analytical Ability