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Vice President, Financial Crime Transformation, Regional Financial Crime Unit, APAC
May 31, 2019
The Financial Crime Transformation Unit is part of the Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) which aims to enhance Societe Generale's Financial Crime Program in Asia on an on-going basis through:
Identification of policies, procedures and processes enhancement
Optimization via global projects, local or regional initiatives
Delivery of regulatory commitments
Scope of the Financial Crime Program covers AML, KYC and Sanctions & Embargoes. Further, the Financial Crime Transformation program is established to take a holistic approach and therefore covers the end-to-end process, i.e. from client onboarding, on-going monitoring & risk assessment, to testing and quality assurance.
The post holder is expected to be:
A subject matter expert providing expert advice and solutions, with particular focus on Sanctions & Embargoes
Working closely with other relevant stakeholders including but not limited to the Financial Crime Unit (FCU) of the FCC, Compliance teams (such as the COO team, Advisory, Control & Testing), Businesses and Operational Support teams.
Plan and execute the various transformation roadmaps according to the timelines
Formulate methodology / approach and propose solutions to achieve deliverables required by the various transformation programs
Active engagement with relevant stakeholders (such as businesses, support functions, KYC team) to manage expectations, assess impact, discuss and resolve gaps, monitor progress, and deliver action items
Liaise with global teams to ensure consistency with planning and execution approach
Coordinate, provide guidance and advice to the regional Compliance/FCU teams in Asia to ensure proper and timely execution of various transformation roadmaps
Work with Project Managers to produce dashboards, management reports, meeting materials for various management meetings
Timely escalation of potential issues / blocking points and propose viable solutions
Work with the FCU teams in Asia and/or other relevant stakeholders to allow smooth transition of actions from transformation mode to production mode
Keep abreast of financial crime related regulatory trends, market practices and standards.
Candidate Profile: Education:
Graduate level with finance / legal or other professional qualification is required
Minimum of 5 years in direct Banking/Securities Compliance/AML experience and preferably in a FI/Corporate banking environment regionally Experience as a Compliance subject matter expert in regional/global projects Hands on experience in Sanctions & Embargoes advisory is preferred
Fluent in English & Chinese. Fluency in Putonghua is an advantage, but not prerequisite
Strong working knowledge of global regulatory and financial services legislation as it pertains to AML, KYC and Sanctions & Embargoes relevant to the SG Hong Kong businesses
Good understanding of the business line activities
Proactive and drive changes
Agility and flexibility to cope with competing priorities, time pressure and changes
Strong team player, willing to work together for solutions
Strong analytical and a critical thinker, able to analyze and assess issues quickly
Open-minded, willing to take suggestions
Strong written and verbal communications and influencing skills
Internal Number: 5930065
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