Risk Management Consultant - GFI Regional Risk Underwriting Group

  • Salary + Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • 26 Sep 16

An exciting opportunity to join our GFI division as a Risk Management professional. Our preference is for the role to be based in HK but we are open to candidates in Singapore or Thailand with Thai language skills an advantage.

Global Financial Institutions (GFI) is a division of Wells Fargo's International Group responsible for providing financial services and innovative solutions to U.S. and International financial institutions, multi-laterals, central banks, and sovereign wealth funds. Overseas representative offices for GFI are located in 34 countries, including overseas branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong, London, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Frankfurt, and Tokyo. U.S. customers are covered by relationship managers located in various locations across the country. GFI has a 100-year legacy in international banking, exclusively dedicated to financial institution banking in global markets.

The Risk Management Consultant is a critical position within the Regional Risk Underwriting Group (RRUG), supporting the business' ability to understand its customer base and make sound risk decisions. The position is based in Hong Kong  and will report directly to the South East Asia’s Regional Risk Officer. This position will be working closely with relationship managers, risk managers, and customers of GFI Thailand. The Risk Management Consultant may call on financial institution customer with the relationship teams in the region; and ensure appropriate compliance issues are discussed, documented, and managed. He/she will act as a point of contact for inquiries from Financial Crimes Risk Management and International Compliance; and ensure that all enquiries are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner.

The Risk Management Consultant is a key role within GFI with primary responsibilities as follows:
-Ensuring the business is collecting and documenting customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence according to corporate policy and GFI procedure;
-Ensuring the complete, accurate, and timely documentation of customer data within the customer risk management system;
-Stay attuned to industry and regional trends related to compliance issues, financial crimes, and regulatory and sanctions; and proactively identify risk issues and work with senior relationship and risk managers to develop, document, and implement appropriate action plans;
-Responsible for the evaluation and decisioning of customer information, negative news, and complex financial activity;
-Responsible for providing detailed risk analysis of the GFI customer base;

Basic Qualifications
5 + Yrs. Risk experience

Minimum Qualifications
7+ years’ work experience in financial industry and/or compliance risk management. 3+ years Anti-Money Laundering (AML) experience. Strong English communication both written & verbal. Experienced user of Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel) and Web based applications. Ability to develop strong relationships and work in a complex and rapidly changing environment. Strict attention to detail. Compliance certifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors Degree