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We Offer Group overview Credit Suisse holds a leading position across the spectrum of investment banking products -- all designed to help our clients achieve their strategic objectives. Credit Suisse ranks in the top tier in nearly all major business segments and is a trusted advisor to our clients in every aspect of investment banking - from mergers and acquisitions and strategic advice to all aspects of capital-raising, such as Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance. Our Investment Banking and Capital Markets ("IBCM") team consists of professionals with expertise across the range of industries and products. Leading global equity and fixed-income sales and trading desks further support our global Investment Banking efforts. Credit Suisse has unparalleled global vision, with a significant presence in major financial centers across the globe. The Conflicts Group is responsible for registering and reviewing all new banking transactions, including pitches, substantive client discussions and receipt of confidential information, for the purpose of figuring out if there could be a real or perceived conflict of interest with other activities across the firm. The Conflicts Office is responsible for working with bankers (both junior and senior) and IBCM management, along with other groups such as Legal, Compliance and other Conflicts Officers in the EMEA, Switzerland and APAC, to help identify and mitigate business selection conflicts. The Conflicts officer works in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where decisions may be under time pressure, but where proper consultation, discussion and the consideration of different factors is critical to deciding the best outcome and protecting our clients' best interests. The Conflicts Group is a part of the IBCM Risk and Controls Group ("RCG"), which is responsible for helping to identify and handle the risks of IBCM as well as instituting controls, policies and procedures. Its mandate covers Operational Risk, Compliance and Transaction Risk and is responsible, among other things for the IBCM Client ID function. We Offer:
Reviewing and recording all new business/transactions in IBCM (advisory, underwriting and lending) and various other parts of the Firm to identify and address potential conflicts of interest from a CS/client or legal perspective
Liaising with group management, Legal, Compliance and others to resolve potential conflicts of interest, determine recommended course of action, coordinate any required approvals for special situations and confirm adherence to CS conflicts policies
Working with group heads to screen potential transactions and help figure out preferred business opportunities for the firm to pursue
Providing regular reporting to management about new transactions, pitches, discussions, etc., to help coordinate new business and allocate resources
Maintaining a central database of transactions, conflict situations, discussions, resolutions, etc. for tracking and audit purposes, providing regular reporting of conflicts metrics to management and conducting reconciliations of conflicts records to other systems to verify data integrity
Serving as a primary contact for sensitive and confidential transaction information for various parts of the Firm (Control Room, Litigation, Compliance, etc.)
Leading various group administrative functions such as conflicts training, new product development, project coordination, new joiner/group onboarding, etc.
Initial Investment Banking or a transaction legal background/experience
Familiarity with investment banking transactions (i.e., mergers/acquisition, underwriting and lending) is a requirement
Ability to communicate effectively via email, phone or face to face at all levels (from junior employees to Managing Directors)
Ability to identify issues and lead the resolution process
Discretion in the handling of sensitive information
Strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize work, multi-task and act with a sense of urgency and responsiveness to all inquiries
Excellent organisational and people skills
Good interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships with internal clients to understand and address their needs
Ability to work on his/her own initiative with a resilient attitude and, after sufficient training, to independently address potential conflict issues with minimal support from more senior group members
Internal Number: 4826844
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