Senior Financial Crime Risk Assurance Manager, Asia Pacific - Financial Crime Risk

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 16 Aug 18 2018-08-16

Senior Financial Crime Risk Assurance Manager, Asia Pacific - 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 Senior Financial Crime Risk Assurance Manager, Asia Pacific.

Principal responsibilities

  • Leading and contributing to a standardised assurance approach covering assurance activities aligned to the Operational Risk Management Framework.
  • Driving the delivery of the assurance of financial crime risk end-to-end and associated controls, ensuring the implementation and execution of the FCRA Operating Model.
  • Using subject matter expertise to assess the effectiveness of financial crime risk management activities to meet the Group's regulatory obligations.
  • Building and maintaining strong, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders e.g. Business and FCR stakeholders, Regulators, promoting and demonstrating the value and effectiveness of FCRA.
  • Coordinating with Internal Audit, Operational Risk and other assurance functions to align plans to prevent duplication, excessive or deficient assurance and identify key priorities.
  • Managing FCRA resource and costs in-line with agreed budgets, ensuring the necessary resources are in place to meet FCRA objectives and completion of the annual testing plan.
  • Build strong relationships with all internal stakeholders, adopting a joined-up approach to the execution of tasks with minimum conflict, while ensuring the independence of FCRA.
  • Drive high operational standards within the team, avoiding high risk findings from Internal Audit or other internal and external Assurance teams.


Qualifications
Requirements
  • Compliance professional with previous roles in compliance, operational risk, assurance or audit.
  • Experience of financial services operations, compliance, audit or legal management or equivalent.
  • Practical experience of managing financial crime risk, across multiple geographic locations
  • Thorough understanding of compliance and risk controls and must be conversant with relevant regional laws, regulations and overall regulatory environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial services and able to demonstrate a clear understanding and appreciation of the challenges facing the global financial services industry.
  • Experience in operating within a complex global financial services institution and building positive and professional relationships with regulators.
  • Well-developed analytical, organisational, project management, and strategic or operational planning skills.
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
  • Excellent communicator with strong collaborative, inter-personal and influencing skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in leading a team of compliance professionals.
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