AFC - Country Anti-Money Laundering Support Officer - Associate

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

AFC - Country Anti-Money Laundering Support Officer - Associate

Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime

Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) protects the integrity and reputation of Deutsche Bank. It manages the Bank's risks and help to avert unintentional rule breaches and conflicts of interest. At the same time, we also advise the bank on ethical conduct and governance issues and keep the bank up to date on regulatory and political challenges.

Position Overview


Deutsche Bank is committed to the highest standards of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Anti-Fraud & Investigations (AF&I) and wider Financial Crime (collectively referred to as Anti Financial Crime) prevention. The Management and all employees are required to adhere to these standards to prevent DEUTSCHE BANK and our reputation from those who may intend to use our products and services for money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and/or Terrorist Financing (TF) purposes.

DEUTSCHE BANK Group will examine its Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) strategies, goals and objectives on an ongoing basis and maintain an effective program for DEUTSCHE BANK's business that reflects the best practices for a diversified, global financial services provider. The AML team sits within the AFC function.

The Role is responsible for the AML, CTF, Sanctions & Embargoes related matters in Hong Kong. This ensures that all relevant AML/CTF policies, procedures, systems and controls are implemented effectively, all AML/CTF-relevant legal, regulatory and DEUTSCHE BANK Group requirements are met and any AML/CTF-related risks are appropriately addressed and mitigated. The AMLSO is also responsible for the identification, assessment, advisory, monitoring, control and reporting on the AML/CTF laws, rules and standards relevant to the DEUTSCHE BANK activities in Hong Kong. The AMLSO assists the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and other Anti-Money Laundering Officer (AMLO) to address AML matters raised by DEUTSCHE BANK staff, particularly in terms of AML/KYC-related regulatory guidance or suspicious transactions. He / She also assists the MLRO in responding are queries from the local AML regulators and law enforcement authorities on AML relevant matters.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • The AMLSO has unrestricted access to all information, data, records and systems in the Bank he/she deems necessary to fulfil its function.
  • Having a direct reporting line to the AMLO of the respective business line. Ensuring appropriate reporting and escalation of issues and/or incidents to the MLRO and / or Local /Regional Head of AFC.
  • Advising on and assisting the MLRO to ensure implementation of applicable Group AML / CTF Policies.
  • Participating in the assessment of the conformity of relevant internal policies and procedures, systems and controls with relevant local regulatory obligations and DEUTSCHE BANK Group standards, in order to ensure local AML regulatory requirements are reflected in the local KOPs.
  • Performing AML related testing as prescribed in the Global Assurance Policy Framework.
  • Monitoring local regulatory AML, CTF and sanctions developments and notifying relevant changes and specifications, as instructed by the MLRO / AMLO.
  • Conducting transaction monitoring and investigation when suspicions arise, as instructed by the AMLO or the MLRO.
  • Assisting the MLRO / AMLO to investigate, review and track escalation from DEUTSCHE BANK staff in AML matters.
  • Tracking and following-up on the conditions that have been imposed as part of the KYC approval. Obtaining relevant MIS from the business or appropriate parties on status of regular reviews.
  • Coordinating responses and input for MI reports for the AMLO or requested by Global AFC or the AFC reporting function.
  • Assisting on the local AML Risk Assessment in the country.
  • Discharging the responsibilities of local AML officers as set out under global KYC policies for the respective divisions that the AMLSO is responsible for.
  • Assisting the MLRO/ AMLO to prepare appropriate local AML training material when specific needs are identified in order to maintain staff awareness culture.
  • Ensuring that local record keeping processes are in alignment with the AML related legislative, regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Assisting the MLRO / AMLO in ensuring on annual basis that Employee Reliability Requirements are met if there is any local deviation.
  • Contributing to DEUTSCHE BANK AML Function as a whole by sharing knowledge and best practices with AFC/AML Officers of the other Businesses and entities by involving in regional calls or other forum.

Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.