The candidate will be working under the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) department, with huge focus on Anti-Money Laundering / Know Your Client (KYC) work, supporting Corporate Banking and Investment Banking KYC reviews and escalations to AFC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review and approval of APAC AFC escalations for client’s KYC file in an efficient and timely manner
  • Reviews include but not limited to KYC periodic/event-driven reviews and new client adoptions
  • Providing guidance on all KYC issues escalated to AFC
  • Identifying, investigating and escalating AFC Policy breaches
  • Collaborating and liaising with other AFC functions for KYC case approval, particularly related to sanctions and AFBC approval.
  • Supports regional initiatives to effectively implementation of all relevant AML/CTF policies, procedures, systems and controls
  • Assist AFCO on Name List Screening -Alert reviews
  • Assist the region on the tracking and following-up on the conditions that have been imposed as part of the KYC approval.
  • Obtaining relevant MIS from the business or appropriate parties on status of regular reviews.
  • Collaboration with the relevant Business stakeholders, Client Lifecycle Management and other AFC functions


  • At least 3 years’ experience in AFC or a related AML control function within an international organization/bank in the Financial Services industry with extensive experience with the KYC review process
  • A strong track record in risk and regulatory knowledge, preferably:
  • - Strong understanding of AML risks and typologies in order to identify areas or instances of potential money laundering/ terrorist financing risks and to address them appropriately
  • - Experience of relevant country AML regulations/laws preferred
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with the confidence to engage and advise professionally and persuasively with stakeholders
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mindset paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to raise sensitive or potentially contentious issues in a constructive manner to reach appropriate solutions
  • Deadline driven with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle time-sensitive projects while focusing on the quality of work delivered
  • Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership of assignments, thrives in a teamwork-oriented environment, and works well under pressure.