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Financial Crime Risk is a Global Function that brings together all areas of financial crime risk management at HSBC and is dedicated to implementing the most effective global standards to combat financial crime. The function has been set up in a way that enables us to build on our achievements in managing financial crime risk effectively across the bank and continue to strengthen financial crime detection, anti-money laundering, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption compliance.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Investigative Reporting Asia Pacific .
Support the Head of Investigations, Asia Pacific (ASP) in the provision of reports to the Board, Audit Committee and senior risk committees (and, as necessary, regulators) on cross border, material IR investigations
Establish and develop a leadership capability so that Country Investigative Reporting (IR) teams receive consistent guidance on the interpretation of Global Procedures; and wherever possible processes within IR are standardised across ASP.
Ensure Investigative Reporting effectively: Conducts Level 3 investigations across ASP consistently with Global Investigations Manual
Ensure the Country Heads of IR are communicating the findings from investigations clearly and quickly to both stakeholders in country and to regional stakeholders and that RFAs are landed with the appropriate Risk Owners and that action plans are agreed and executed. Ensure significant investigations and issues are escalated quickly and clearly within Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) first, and then to other stakeholders as agreed with the Head of Investigations, ASP.
Analyse and report on the required remedial action from material IR investigations within the region that arise to ensure effective implementation.
Implement global standards and strategic policies which ensure IR FCTM exposure to current risks and emerging arising risk is managed appropriately, in a commercially focused and practical manner.
Ensure that there is a close and constructive relationship with Financial Crime Risk (FCR) Operations and the Level 1/Level 2 teams at a country and regional level - including the constant evaluation of opportunities to move processes from IR teams in-country to the FCR Operations teams offshore - in conjunction with regional and global stakeholders.
Lead, motivate and develop an effective team through support, management and communication. Cultivate an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand, thereby delivering high employee engagement and motivation.
Undertake special investigations as directed by the Head of Investigations ASP. Conduct these investigations at pace, with discretion and in a professional manner engaging with all internal stakeholders as appropriate. Ensure all cases are formally closed with closure notes copied to all appropriate stakeholders
Ensure the Regional IR team is adequately staffed with Subject Matter Experts with the necessary levels of subject matter expertise, particularly in the area of sanctions, anti-money laundering, terrorism financing, anti-bribery and corruption and human trafficking in order to support the Country Heads of IR
Ensure that the costs of IR in each country are subject to a transparent discipline that balances the demands of all stakeholders, escalating conflicting priorities to the Regional Head of Investigations and the Global Head of Integration
Design and implement a sustainable and practical training and development program for IR staff in the countries in conjunction with the Regional Integration team and Global IR.
Seasoned professional with experience in one or more senior risk compliance roles, to include significant IR experience.
Extensive knowledge of IR regulations and guidance.
Significant experience in the financial services industry.
Advanced investigative skills from law enforcement, regulatory, forensic accountancy or legal disputes experience.
Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
Numerate, evidence based analytical skills founded on an empirical base.
Proven/Excellent Global leadership skills/ability to matrix manage.
Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills.
Experience developing an assurance model and developing/leading a review team.
Experience in leading assurance work in a complementary discipline e.g. Audit would be an advantage.
Ability to lead change, contributing to joining up with the other teams in Risk and Business globally.
Experience of dealing with regulatory matters and confident interaction with Regulators.
Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex global issues.
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.
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