Associate Compliance Director Associate Compliance Director …

Elysian Executive Solution
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 21
Elysian Executive Solution
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 21
Posted by:
Lucia Zhu • Recruiter
Posted by:
Lucia Zhu
Our client is a FinTech company that specialize in providing Cost Efficient, Time Effective and Easy-to-use Cross-Border Payment Solutions. This role is responsible for performing risk assessments and assisting in planning, executing and reporting on AML / Compliance.


  • Independently plan and perform KYC / Transactions Monitoring and Compliance across Asia Pacific.
  • Review KYC on-boarding and Due Diligence Procedures, perform AML risk assessment
  • Perform compliance / AML investigation, checking, monitoring and review (include account opening, periodic account reviews, and transaction monitoring) from regulatory perspective in a timely manner to ensure efficient identification and monitoring of suspicious activities and transactions
  • Process in accordance with the AML policy and procedures
  • Assist to investigate suspicious transactions and file suspicious transaction reports (STRs) with the JFIU in a timely manner if necessary
  • Co-ordinate with relevant parties around the globe on multi-region AML matters to ensure timely and effective completion
  • Formulating and maintaining compliance / AML policies and procedures
  • Ensure our operations meet with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements as well as industry guidelines and practice
  • Advise on compliance / AML matters, and as an AML subject matter expert provide direction and guidance on appropriate remediation action for high risk accounts/transactions
  • Assist head of compliance to completing other compliance/AML projects , including preparation of compliance/AML reports for management reporting / MIS purposes / training to staff
  • Assist in completing other ad hoc projects and tasks with an aim to mitigating ML/TF risks
  • Assist the Team to timely capture new regulatory circulars and guidelines and disseminate them to the relevant business units for perusal in relation to AML Compliance matters
  • Take necessary actions to ensure the bank duly complies with regulatory updates
  • Maintain a current understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing issues, including policies, procedures, regulations, industry best practice, criminal typologies and developing trends
  • Assist in identifying systemic procedural weaknesses and training requirements
  • Develop, oversee and enhance the sanctions screening and transaction monitoring system to comply with regulatory requirement and meet with business needs
  • Monitors the performance of the AML Program and relates activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness
  • Assist in bank account arrangement and others license application from regulatory authority
  • Liaise with regional customers and oversee Due Diligence procedures
  • Ensure effective communication on regional developments across department and to management



  • University degree in a business discipline e.g. Business Administration, Finance or Accounting preferred
  • ACAMS, Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) a plus
  • Knowledge of the various Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering regulations. Knowledge of HKMA / HK statutory and regulatory regulations and requirements, standards and market practices; familiar with regulatory requirements and practices would be an advantage
  • 5 years of work experience as an Anti-Money Laundering/ Compliance Specialist; from well-established banks, financial institutes or Fintech related industries would be an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of operation model of cards services industry
  • Attention to detail, good documentation and report writing skills
  • Strong presentation skills; comfortable and capable of communicating with all levels of people within and outside the business with a high level of professionalism
  • Creative problem resolution skills with the strive to bring innovative ideas within a progressive and fast-paced environment
  • Solid relationship management skills when interacting with multiple stakeholders globally with ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Displays leader skills and team player
  • Good command in spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Good PC and MS Excel skill 
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