Head of AML, Corporate Bank

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 20 Aug 18 2018-08-20

Our client, a regional corporate bank, is looking for Head of AML for their Compliance team.

  • Responsibilities:

    - Act as Money Laundering Reporting Officer of the Bank and play an active role in identifying, reviewing and reporting suspicious activities/transactions in accordance with internal policies, procedures, and relevant laws and regulations
    - Lead a team of AML professionals to oversee and monitor all activities relating to the prevention and detection of money laundering, terrorist financing, customer due diligence and sanctions
    - Provide advice to senior management and the business units on AML/CFT related matters in ensuring the AML/CFT risks are duly mitigated and managed
    - Develop, update and review AML/CFT related systems, policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure all items are in compliance with the statutory & regulatory requirements as well as the Bank's internal policies and procedures
    - Promote AML/CFT compliance awareness and culture by various means such as developing and delivering internal training
    - Supervise the AML team in conducting transaction monitoring and AML advisory activities
    - Provide coaching and guidance to team members, and make sure they are performing the compliance related jobs according to the Bank's policies and standards
    - Perform ad-hoc AML/CFT projects as assigned

    - Degree holder preferably with legal, auditing, accounting or related disciplines; professional qualifications such as HKICPA, ACAMS, etc. would be an advantage
    - At least 10 years' relevant experience in anti-money laundering and terrorist financing gained from the banking sector
    - Experience gained in investigation/financial crime risk management function of law enforcement agencies or regulators would be a plus
    - Solid experience in advisory on customer due diligence, AML/CFT audit and/or handling transaction monitoring alerts
    - Well-versed in banking and regulatory requirements in relation to AML/CFT/Sanctions
    - Successful track-record in leading the AML function would be preferred
    - People oriented and a good team player with strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
    - Self-motivated with good analytical skills, and able to work under pressure with tight deadlines
    - Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese