Assistant Manager, Sanctions Screening - Financial Crime Risk

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 19 May 18 2018-05-19

Assistant Manager, Sanctions Screening - Financial Crime Risk

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Financial Crime Risk is a Global Function that brings together all areas of financial crime risk management at HSBC and is dedicated to implementing the most effective global standards to combat financial crime. The function has been set up in a way that enables us to build on our achievements in managing financial crime risk effectively across the bank and continue to strengthen financial crime detection, anti-money laundering, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Assistant Manager, Sanctions Screening.

Principal responsibilities

  • ​ Following Global Standards on the decision making of false positives that have reached Level 3
  • Effectively supporting the Alert investigations Lead's and providing subject matter expertise to the implementation of globally led Sanctions change initiatives within Region and more specifically within Regional Alert Investigations Team
  • Ensure full adherence to Global Standards Policy within Region, including but not limited to related Sanctions Guidance and Operating Procedures
  • Support Alert Investigation Lead's in identifying Sanctions themes and trends
  • Where identified escalate Sanctions breaches in the appropriate manner to the required escalation point
  • All false positive alerts are supported by full documentation to discount the alert
  • True matches are escalated in the correct manner and within agreed timescales
  • All alert cases have full and accurate documentation that is completed in a timely manner within agreed timescales
  • All reporting activity is completed error free and on time
  • Alert Investigation root cause analysis is completed intrusively

  • Risk professional with experience in one or more risk compliance roles, to include Sanctions experience
  • Knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance
  • Knowledge of SWIFT messages
  • Experience within the financial services industry
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues
  • High level of English language skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and provide input where necessary

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Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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