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Our client is a leading fintech company with advance finance technology products and online platform to serve its clients. Our client aims for continuously innovation and development and to challenge how traditional financial products work to bring a better way for its customers. To cope with the increasing innovation and complexity of products and services offered to the market, an outstanding opportunity has arisen for a high-calibre AML/ CTF Compliance profession to join and lead the Finance division based in Hong Kong.
Reporting to head of legal and compliance, you will act as MLRO and compliance officer with oversight of all AML/CTF activities and overall responsibility for establishing and maintaining company AML/CTF systems. You will provide support to Senior Legal Counsel on general compliance matters, including Money Lender Ordinance and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. Monitor effectiveness of compliance framework, enhance controls and procedures, where necessary. In addition, you will develop and maintain AML/CTF systems to ensure they remain up-to-date and meet current statutory and regulatory requirements.
This role is essential to legal and compliance team. You will review all internal reports of suspicious transactions and exception reports; determine if STR filing should be made with JFIU. Act as the main point of contact with JFIU and law enforcement agencies on AML/CTF matters. You will also develop and implement system for maintaining CDD and STR internal review reports, working closely with IT and Operations team, as well as to develop and provide training to staff on AML/CTF and other general compliance matters.
To qualify, individuals must possess:
Bachelor degree in Law, Finance, Accounting, or Business major
Minimum 6 years of experience in AML/CTF or compliance function (less experience will be considered manager level)
In-depth knowledge of AML/CTF laws and regulations, familiar with banking compliance standards
Experience in Retail Banking, personal loans or money lender operations setting or regulatory bodies
Familiarity with Hong Kong and other jurisdiction AML ordinance, as well as SFC AML guidelines
Good English communication both written & verbal, Fluency in Cantonese or Mandarin is a MUST
Ability to develop strong relationships and work in a complex and rapidly changing environment
Team player attributes, detail oriented and problem solving personality
To apply, please contact Jennifer Yang for a confidential discussion at +852 3708 9510 quoting job reference number JY.33497. To visit more Legal, Compliance and Risk management jobs please check www.staranise.com.hk
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