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Head of AML Compliance / MLRO, Foreign Bank

ALL-STAR AGENCY Hong Kong
Posted 5 days ago Hybrid Permanent HK$100k - HK$130k
A fast growing commercial bank is currently seeking a Head of AML Compliance for the compliance department for the commercial bank.

Overview


A fast growing commercial bank is currently seeking a Head of AML Compliance / MLRO for the compliance department for the commercial bank.

Role Responsibilities

  • Working in the compliance department, you will be responsible for overseeing the AML / CFT and Sanctions advisory function.
  • Provide AML advisory support to the business
  • Investigate and clear post transaction alerts escalated from 1st LOD which are generated from internal monitoring systems.
  • Responsible for Sanctions monitoring review transactions and raise any suspicious or fraudulent transactions as necessary for reporting to the relevant regulators. Assist on other sanction related matters.
  • Undertake second line review of CDD files completed by Client Onboarding Team and provide advice 1st LOD and the business on internal policy and local regulatory requirements on CDD.
  • Assist Asia Head of Compliance and senior compliance officers in providing advice to the business regarding rules and standards, proper codes of conduct
  • Raise Compliance awareness and behavior amongst all staff and in embedding the three lines of defence within Hong Kong Branch where Compliance is the second line of defence.
  • Update Regional Compliance policies, procedures, codes and guidelines on a regular basis to ensure the appropriateness and fit-for-purpose of these standards and to propose amendments as required. Complete gap analysis and assessments with respect to internal policies and standards.


Requirements

  • 15+Relevant experiences in AML compliance from Commercial Banking
  • Prior experience as MLRO
  • AML Certifications (E.g HKIB, ACAMS)
  • Excellent communication in English, and ability to work smoothly with various business stakeholders
  • Bachelor Degree holder in finance, economics or law is preferred
  • Independent worker with high attention to detail

If you believe you have the relevant skill and experience and is interested in this position, kindly get in touch with Winifred Tsang with your CV and contact details or call +852 3901 8768 to engage in a confidential discussion.

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