Head of AML, Leading Corporate Bank

  • HK$1.5M base with bonus
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aquis Search , EA Licence No: 16S8125
  • 07 Aug 18 2018-08-07

Our client, a leading corporate bank is looking for a Head of AML to lead a well- established AML team in Hong Kong.


• To provide advice to senior management and the business units on AML related matters in ensuring the AML  risks are duly mitigated and managed
• To oversee and monitor all activities relating to the prevention and detection of money laundering
• To develop, update and review AML related systems, policies and procedures
• To act as MLRO of the Bank and play an active role in identifying, reviewing and reporting suspicious transactions in accordance with internal policies
• To supervise the AML team in conducting transaction monitoring and AML advisory activities
• To 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


• Degree holder in legal, accounting or related disciplines
• Professional qualifications such as HKICPA, ACAMS would be a PLUS
• A minimum10 years’ relevant experience in AML gained from the banking sector (corporate banking is preferred)
• Experience gained in investigation/FCC management function of law enforcement agencies or regulators would be a plus
• Solid experience in advisory on CDD, AML/CFT audit and/or  handling transaction monitoring alerts
• Well-versed in banking and regulatory requirements in relation to AML/CFT/Sanctions
• Strong leadership experience in the AML function would be preferred
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skill
• Self-motivated with good analytical skills, and able to work under pressure with tight deadlines
• Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese (MUST)