• Assist to monitor daily alerts handling and documentation activities of the team and STR filing.
  • Review/follow up on investigation reports conducted by analyst for completeness and timeliness.
  • Communicate with relevant business units in the investigation of cases and to provide transaction monitoring advisory.
  • Review and clearance of sanctions alerts and escalations relating to trade finance transactions
  • Review and preparation of documentation for STR filing.
  • Periodic review and update of policies and procedures relating to transaction monitoring.
  • Conduct periodic sample checks and prepare reports on the quality of alerts clearance and documentation with proposals for improvement.
  • Review of TM threshold/ parameters.
  • Providing training/guidance to the analysts and business units.
  • Handling of queries from MAS, auditors and other external parties.
  • Conduct gap analysis on new/existing MAS Notices, Guidelines, Circulars etc.
  • Follow up on media reporting that requires review of customers’ transactional behaviour.
  • Assist with any other tasks as assigned by the TM team lead from time to time.
  • To act as backup to TM Team Lead when required.



  • Recognized Bachelor degree or above, preferably in Business or related discipline.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in banking industry, and 3 years in Transaction Monitoring.
  • A good understanding of Transaction monitoring and the fund flows relating to banking industry.
  • Knowledge of sanctions and trade finance enhanced due diligence.
  • Previous experience in investigation and preparation of cases for STR filing.
  • Previous experience in TM threshold/parameters tuning is an advantage.
  • Excellent eye for details.
  • Strong analytical mind-set.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Able to work independently and within a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all organizational levels.