Transaction Clearing Officer is a member of the Support and Control Group within the Japanese and Korean Corporate Banking Department, Asia Pacific Division acting as first line of defence in AML/CFT/CDD by supporting transactional monitoring and due diligence at transactional level.

Main job functions / responsibilities include:

  • Assessment of alerts on both pre & post transactions (remittances/ trade-related/ GIRO etc.)
  • Obtain relevant supporting documents to vet through them and identify potential points of concern
  • Conduct searches on relevant parties noted in the transactions
  • Prepare checklists for legal and compliance approval, highlighting any key risk areas for attention
  • Work in close liaison with corporate customers, operation teams, relationship managers and compliance teams to ensure flagged transactions adhere to regulatory requirements.
  • Contact with corporate customers to obtain confirmation and relevant supporting documents
  • Provide advice to RMs with regards to AML/ CFT/ CDD procedures (new deals, risk mitigating measures for high risk customers etc.)
  • Collaborate with operations and compliance teams to ensure a smooth end-to-end internal process


  • Diploma / Degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of AML / CFT framework