Trust Manager - PJ261

Location:
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary:
Competitive
Expiry date:
30/05/2019
Reference no:
PJ261

VALUEworks is an independent Multi-Family Office based in Zurich, Switzerland. We provide holistic and highly personalised services to a global clientele of entrepreneurial families. We specialise in international wealth advisory and management, strategic investment services, next- generation education, family governance and philanthropy. As a forward-thinking firm, we have made a commitment to go beyond traditional wealth and estate planning to focus on preserving wealth alongside family values, and financial security alongside social responsibility.

VALUEworks is seeking a Trust Manager for its Wealth Management Team. A successful candidate should have:

  • at least five (5) years of professional experience in the wealth management, family office or fiduciary industry, particularly in dealing with the needs of affluent international families
  • solid experience in the management of complex wealth-holding structures, including trust and company structures, and of charitable entities such as Swiss foundations
  • general understanding of international tax, regulatory and compliance issues as well as financial, investment and insurance matters
  • a university degree in law, taxation, business or finance or an equivalent education
  • a STEP Diploma in International Trust Management, or a similar professional qualification
  • solid project management, coordination and organisational skills
  • open-mindedness, flexibility and strong client service orientation
  •  excellent German and English language skills.

The Senior Trust Manager's main responsibilities include:

  • setting up and hands-on management of international wealth-holding structures and charitable foundations
  • oversight of legal, tax, compliance and reporting matters in cooperation with compliance and external specialists, including file reviews and deadline management
  • handling of client relationships and dealing with requests from family members, including tailor-made projects, transactions and lifestyle requests
  • close collaboration with the compliance, client support, accounting and investment consulting teams.

We offer an opportunity for a long-term career in the private client sector, in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fulfilling working environment that is full of variety and open to new ideas and innovation.

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