Posted on: 13/11/2017

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Financial Services

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The individual sits within the FCC team in the corporate and commercial banking side within an international bank.

Key Responsibilities:

* Define and maintain key standards to build controls for financial crime risk into client processes,
* Establish governance over the process for dispensation from Group and Business CDD procedures.
* Maintain Group and Business CDD procedures
* Ensure CDD prodecures are in compliance with laws, regulations and industry practice
* Work on the Client Risk Assessment methodology
* Lead FCC input to the OneBank CDD programme across all businesses.
* Key interface with Group technical experts on Sanctions, Bribery and overall AML to incorporate requirements into CDD standards.
* Support the wider Compliance function to embed controls for other compliance risks in client processes.
* Analyse comprehensive impact of financial crime related regulatory matters on the relevants business area and its operations.
* Ensure that key changes (to laws, rules, regulations) are communicated and cascaded (in region/country), in coordination with group communications.
* Advise and support stakeholders on the interpretation and application of regulatory expectations, laws, best practices and policies related to FCC.
* Develop, keep up to date and recommend for approval by the relevant approval authority, appropriate CDD control standards to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.
* Document and maintain CDD control standards.
* Provide advice to relevant stakeholders on compliance with Group standards relating to CDD.
* Work with the Bank's FCC technical, controls and subject matter experts to ensure existing systems, processes, risk assessments and practices on clients are aligned with industry best practices and standards and close out any compliance gaps.
* Inform senior management of regulatory breaches and ensure that actions are taken quickly to remediate
* Anticipate horizon risks in the area of financial crime that may have a significant impact on the Group and develop effective strategies to mitigate such horizon risks
* Advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of [AML/Sanctions/ABC] risks identification and assessment methodologies.
* Attend relevant leadership meetings
* Translate lessons learned from audit findings, FCC assurance activities and specific investigations into CDD Standards.
* Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
* Be accountable for identification and escalation of potential risks and issues to senior management through appropriate governance channels and the Quality Assurance framework.
* Define metrics and/or key risk indicators (KRI) especially for AML and Sanctions in relation to CDD.
* Analyse and interpret data to produce reports that help the bank identify and manage emerging areas of risk / vulnerability and thus drive remediation action within the FCC function
* Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
* Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
* Lead the Client Control Standards Team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Operation of Financial Markets; Financial Crime Prevention; The Right Environment.
* Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
* Support relevant stakeholders to respond to regulatory questions.


* Bachelor Degree in any discipline and at least 7 years of compliance experience (specifically in advisory)
* Good stakeholder management skills
* Good communication (spoken and written) skills
* Able to work well under pressure
* Attention to detail

Interested candidates please apply through this link or send a copy of your updated CV to with subject "SG129108".

Hudson Global Resources (Singapore) Pte Ltd

EA Licence Number: 03C4590

Jeannie Tan Ying Bing

EA Personnel Registration ID: R1660951
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Reference: SG129108

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