Client On-boarding Specialist


Rothschild & Co

Rothschild & Co is one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups. We offer a distinct perspective that makes a meaningful difference to our clients’ business and wealth.

With a team of 3,800 talented financial services specialists on the ground in 50 countries across the world, we provide independent advice on M&A, strategy and financing, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments. As a family-controlled business that has been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years, we can rely on an unrivalled network of specialists and are known for our track-record of outstanding execution in financial services.

Rothschild & Co Wealth Management

For over 200 years, Rothschild & Co’s freedom to offer objective advice and our commitment to personal service have combined to shape and grow our private clients’ wealth, building value for generations. Our dynamic growth and ambitious targets in relation to quality, innovation and reliability have created a need for the above mentioned role.

Client On-boarding Specialist

Overview of Role

Embedded in the team "Client Data Management & Onboarding" you are the first entry point for the Front Office. You are responsible for verifying and processing the bank's account applications.

In the event of changes in circumstances, you ensure that the accounts are correctly documented. You maintain the bank's client master data.

You challenge current processes with the goal to automate continuously.


  • Processing and reviewing account opening applications from private and corporate clients, trusts and foundations
  • Compliance with policies, guidelines and regulations in the area of client identification (in particular CDB 20) as well as tax treaties (QI/FATCA/AEoI) and other legal, contractual and regulatory guidelines
  • Ensuring the completeness and relevance of Know Your Client (KYC) information provided by the Front Office
  • Independent assessment of KYC relationships subject to "Standard Due Diligence"
  • Care & maintenance of client master data in Avaloq and in the client data system
  • Project collaboration
  • Close cooperation and coordination with Legal & Compliance and Front Office

Experience, Skills and Competencies Required

  • Several years of experience in similar position
  • Profound knowledge of CDB 20 and AMLA
  • Good knowledge of the various tax laws (QI, FATCA, AEoI)
  • Solution-oriented mindset and very good communication skills in German, French and English
  • Knowledge of Avaloq is an advantage
  • Integrity, reliability, discretion
  • Team player, reliable, open, independent, initiative, quick thinking and well organised


  • Rothschild & Co is committed to safeguarding and enhancing the health and wellbeing of all its employees. To support this, Rothschild & Co provides all employees with a range of healthcare services and benefits that aim to support their overall wellbeing
  • We are conducive to creating a working environment and culture where people can succeed
  • We provide a variety of inhouse trainings, as well as tuition assistance for further education and training courses
  • Everyone can choose to incorporate agile working principles into their working week
  • Over the recent months we have learned a great deal about the adaptability, commitment and resilience of our people. We believe there are opportunities for all of us to enhance our working lives and outcomes, by applying a more flexible approach to where and when we work and up to 40% of your work time can be performed from home.


If you are curious to learn more about us and have valuable experiences in a similar role, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter through our recruitment tool.

Rothschild & Co Bank AG
Herr Mathias Althaus
HR Business Partner
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