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Director, Compliance Manager (Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption)
Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
September 15, 2018
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.
Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.
A talented Compliance Manager to join the Anti-Bribery / Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Compliance team. This role is responsible for managing and identifying ABAC Compliance risk and will involve providing subject matter support and advice to the Asia Pacific business. The ABAC Compliance team sets Enterprise policies, implements ABAC strategy and this role will also require contribution and input in the wider ABAC Compliance Enterprise programme work including monitoring, testing, audits and regulatory reviews.
Support implementation, enhancement and management of the enterprise ABAC Compliance programme with a particular focus on Asia Pacific risk identification and management.
Evaluate Asia Pacific and enterprise-wide compliance risk and recommend policies, procedures, standards and guidelines to mitigate such risks.
Provide advice and counsel on ABAC issues, and other key laws and regulations and, where necessary, wider financial crime compliance matters.
Pre-clear gifts and entertainment to government employees and the provision of advice on gifts and entertainment matter more broadly.
Management of Third Party Intermediaries for the Asia Pacific region.
Providing advice and counsel on pre-clearing political and/or charitable contributions and governmental outside business activities, sponsorships, responding to vendor escalations, tracking and responding to Request for Proposals (RFP), reviewing and managing hiring practices escalation requests, and serving as a critical component in executing the monitoring and testing plan around ABAC key risk activities.
Transactional advice regarding identifying and mitigating bribery and corruption risks, including undertaking transactional due diligence and research into ABAC related matters and risks.
Responsibilities may also include:
Providing input, support and coordinating projects, including but not limited to management of Audits and Regulatory Exam requests, risk assessments, training and awareness, and other Compliance programme deliverables.
Implement and communicate compliance strategies, concepts, programme and regulations related to ABAC Compliance risks.
Assisting in undertaking risk assessments and the provision of training.
Executing monitoring routines focused on ABAC compliance risks.
Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in Compliance and or Legal Department with a particular focus on ABAC Compliance
BA/BS degree, JD/LLB preferred
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
ABAC/Compliance and regulatory knowledge and experience, particularly in relations to Asia Pacific markets and issues;
Proven ability to communicate professionally and work with all levels of management and across organizations and interact with regulators
Ability to work independently, drive for results and prioritize competing tasks in a deadline driven environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Analytical and research skills
Financials Service compliance and regulatory knowledge and experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
A team player with high energy, a "can do attitude" and the ability to challenge others (when necessary)
Posting Date: 12/09/2018 Location: 2 QUEEN'S RD - CHEUNG KONG CENTER - Hong Kong