Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
The AEJ Financial Crime Compliance team is responsible for all financial crime compliance matters in the region, which includes Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Korea and Australia. The primary role is to assist Senior Management in managing the financial crime risks of the firm and ensure the effective implementation of the financial crime regime in the Wealth Management Division of Nomura, Asia ex-Japan. The ambit of financial crime includes Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Counter-Financing of Terrorism (“CFT”) and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (“ABC”).
Financial Crime Compliance Analyst / Officer will be based in Nomura’s Singapore office and reports to the VP of Financial Crime Compliance, AEJ.
The roles and responsibilities include the following:
•Reviewing and analysing due diligence information on new and existing clients in order to meet all legal and regulatory requirements.
•Analyse challenging or high risk account opening situations
•Liaise with the salespersons and relevant stakeholders on account opening-related and KYC queries.
•Conduct enhanced due diligence and liaise with external investigative firms on investigation reports.
•Review any suspicious activities or transactions.
•Conduct investigations into clients’ suspicious activities and working with the relevant stakeholders including operations and business divisions.
•Provide advice and guidance to relevant stakeholders on financial crime-related queries, including AEJ KYC teams and business divisions.
•Participate in regional or global projects or initiatives as required as a result of change in legal or regulatory requirements and/or expectations.
Key Experience & Skills
•At least 1 year of related AML / KYC client onboarding experience for high net worth clients and complex financial structures (such as trusts, personal investment vehicles, foundations etc.)
•Good understanding of relevant AML/CFT/laws and regulations.
•Ability to communicate clearly and confidentially; able to influence internal and external stakeholders
•Ability to directly address conflicts and escalate issues where appropriate
•Communicates well and across all levels, including senior management
•Good team player, proactive and able to adapt quickly
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.