Compliance Officer II

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Compliance Officer II, role in NYC. If you would like to pursue a great opportunity and enjoy working for a fast paced company, then Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

***Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applicants with the following work visas:
H1B, H2B, E3, TN1***

please feel free to reach out to: Patrick Higgins at

Title: Compliance Officer II
Pay: $43.00 Hourly
Duration:6 months
Location: NYC

Job Description & Key Responsibilities:

Overview of business area or project:
The candidate will be responsible for performing research around Credit Suisse’s high-risk clients (existing and new) and providing related administrative and case management support, with a particular focus on conducting bilingual (Spanish/English) due diligence on the bank’s Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) population in the LATAM region.

Key Responsibilities:
• Conduct Spanish and English online research using open source and proprietary databases (e.g., Lexis, DDIQ, Pacers, Factiva, etc.) and draft concise analytical reports assessing the money-laundering, financial crime, and political risk associated with the bank’s PEP population;
• Assist with administration and case management-related tasks in support of the regional PEP desk, inclusive of liaising with front office on a regular basis;
• Other investigative tasks as required, including ad hoc investigative requests from Client ID and the front office.

Overview of department/team:
The Americas PEP Desk is responsible for maintaining the PEP relationships for the Americas.

Challenges contractor will be facing in role:

Essential skills and qualifications:
• Excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills in English, with proven ability to communicate complex ideas in concise written form;
• Solid understanding of financial crime risks associated with PEPs;
• A Bachelor’s degree in qualitative field (e.g. International Relations; Journalism; Law; Politics; Government; English; History; Criminal Justice; etc.)
• An expert understanding of online research and desk-based investigative techniques (e.g. Lexis, Factiva, Pacer, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, etc.)

Desired skills and qualifications:
• Ability to conduct due diligence research in Spanish, English and, preferably, Portuguese;

Candidate Value Proposition:

Years of Experience suggested:
• A minimum of 2-4 years of corporate/business intelligence, investigative due diligence experience in the financial or professional consultancy industries;

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Patrick Higgins at

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