Job Description

  1. Ensure that the Branch is compliant with its compliance obligations through the implementation and/or updating of compliance related policies and procedures based on Head Office and local regulatory authorities’ requirements.    
  2. Promote a strong and effective compliance culture and risk awareness within the Branch, maintain good relationship with the relevant regulators where applicable.
  3. Provide KYC/AML related training, recommend appropriate solutions and provide KYC/AML regulatory compliance advice to the business units and support functions for new regulation. 
  4. Perform ad hoc investigations, prepare and submit regular and ad hoc regulatory reports to the local authorities and/or Head Office.
  5. Participate in the implementation and/or enhancement of compliance or AML/CFT related systems. Develop and embed relevant controls as well as policies and procedures. Perform periodic parameters and thresholds review, back testing, etc, where applicable.
  6. Fulfil the KYC/AML compliance and AML tax compliance tasks for Private Banking business comprising:
    (a) client onboarding;
    (b) periodic customer due diligence review;
    (c) sanctions and watchlist screening;
    (d) transaction monitoring;
    (e) suspicious transaction reporting;
    (f) AML/CFT advisory;
    (g) FATCA & CRS evaluation and reporting, etc.  
  7. Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by and/or in the absence of the Head of Compliance. 

  Qualifications & Requirements:

  • A degree holder with at least 5 years of AML/KYC related experience/exposure in banks and/or CPA firms (Big 4), preferably in private banking/corporate banking and/or possess regulatory compliance knowledge.
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving ability
  • Able to work independently and set priorities
  • Good team player