VP- AML Compliance

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Selene Ma
Email email Selene
Reference AALW-566330_1641958987

Our client, an esteemed Investment Bank, is looking for an VP- AML to cope with the business expansion. This incumbent is being the MLRO and reports to the Head of Compliance directly.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an AML/CFT compliance program and control framework that is compliant with local AML/CFT legislation, rules and regulations issued by the SFC and relevant authorities as well as firm policies.
  • Being the MLRO, act as the central reference point for suspicious transaction reporting, and as the main point of contact with the Joint Financial Intelligence Unit or law enforcement
  • Provide oversight to ensure day to day functions of AML Compliance are conducted effectively including, but not limited to, AML/CFT governance; customer name screening; transactions screening and approval functions; AML/CFT advisory and client risk assessment; AML/CFT transaction monitoring function. Working with front, middle and back office staff to ensure that appropriate controls, surveillance reports and procedures are in place to support and monitor any new business/product and that such procedures are as consistent as possible with group standards and procedures.
  • Provide guidance, advice and risk-based solutions to the business on their responsibility to comply with all relevant AML laws, regulations and related firm policies.
  • Manage any internal/external audits & reviews on the local AML Compliance program. * Develop, deliver and track AML/CTF training

Requirements:

  • University graduated in Finance or business administration or relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum 8 years relevant AML experience gained from an international bank environment
  • Good knowledge of financial markets and preferably with regional exposures.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self- motivated and innovative.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese.