Posted on: 2019-03-13

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Financial Services

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Our client is a worldwide recognized wholesale bank and they are looking for a VP Compliance - AML to join their branch in Hong Kong.

The Role:

* Developing, implementing and revising policies and procedures of the Company and its related activities to assure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations

* Facilitating daily operation of the compliance and MLRO function

* Providing professional advice and assistance on compliance and anti-money laundering matters

* Establishing regular monitoring practices and procedures to evaluate the internal systems of control and measures taken by the Company

* Developing and revising a regulatory and statutory reporting program and communicate with internal departments and/or Group and third part service providers to confirm prompt and accurate regulatory reporting

* Maintaining compliance registers as required by law

* Beware of changes in applicable laws and regulations and provide guidance to the Company to deal with the proposed regulatory changes

* Communicating and collaborating with the departments within the Company, regulators, authorities and external parties to solve legal and compliance issues

* Identifying potential areas of compliance weaknesses and threats, and taking corrective actions to tackle problematic compliance issues, and providing specific guidance on avoiding and addressing the similar situations in the future
* Preparing regular reports on compliance and anti-money laundering matters for the Head's review
* Implementing effective training programs, including providing clear instructions to new joiners as well as continuous training for all employees and managers
* Take thorough investigations on suspicious transactions, escalating and reporting incidents to Regional Compliance and JFIU when necessary
* Maintaining and updating all relevant compliance manuals, policies and procedures to ensure applicable legal and regulatory requirements, best practices and firm standards are properly reflected
* Collaborating with other team members on independent desk reviews and AML related monitoring of business activities
* Performing client acceptance review, ongoing client review and AML surveillance on client account activities


* Work experience in interpretation and application of AML laws & regulations will be an advantage

* Graduates with university degree and knowledge on AML Laws and Regulation of HKMA

* 8 years of Compliance or AML work experience

* Candidates with ACAMS certification and/or Knowledge on wholesale banking / FATCA and Sanctions assessments & developments are preferred

* Outstanding communication skills to build rapport with the CDD processing teams and Business staff

* Proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including both Cantonese and Mandarin)

* Self-motivated, dynamic, cooperative and needing minimal supervision

* Able to learn fast and work independently in a proactive and well-organized way


* Attractive Salary Package + Bonus
* Excellent career growth opportunities

To apply please click on the "Apply" button or contact Steven at quoting ref no. #HK147679 for a confidential discussion. Your interest will be treated in strict confidence.
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