VP, KYC AML, Consumer Banking Group and Wealth HK

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • 22 Oct 17 2017-10-22

VP, KYC AML, Consumer Banking Group and Wealth HK

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for eight consecutive years from 2009 to 2016.


  • Review & obtain respective approves for High Risk customer on-boarding &/or upon trigger event occurs
  • Responsible for the planning, leadership, innovative problem resolution, analysis, review and reporting for KYC AML Team
  • Responsible for the development of new methods and procedures to make alert and due diligence review processing more efficient; implements recommendations for department policy changes and efficiencies
  • Understands, and update any changes on the internal policies, operating manuals/checklist and make necessary communication to branch TCSM
  • Mentors, and trains TCSM to develop a sound understanding of anti-money laundering principles and ensure the highest level of critical thinking, analysis, documentation, and operational efficiency
  • Ensures the timely and accurate periodic review/trigger event of high risk customers, and/or medium or low risk customers as per requirement defined in the internal policy
  • Ensures timely and accurate daily Actimize customer batch Screening alerts and negative news
  • Identifies and escalates potentially suspicious activity in accordance with internal procedures. Ensures all conclusions and rationale to support decisions are clearly and concisely documented


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in KYC/client onboarding from commercial banking exposure is preferred, or relevant private banking/wealth management experience is an advantage
  • Sound knowledge in regulation and AML policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of financial industry with expertise in commercial/private banking client segment, and client types preferred.
  • Good command of written and spoken English is a must.
  • Detail-oriented with strong controls mindset and time management skills.

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