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Job Description Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Wholesale Banking
Our client is an expanding international banking group providing services in Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Transaction Banking and Wholesale Banking in Asia. Due to their continuous investments in improving their Compliance functions in the region, an excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced compliance professional to head up the compliance team based in Hong Kong.
Reporting to the Regional Head of Financial Crime Compliance, you will be the appointed head of compliance for Hong Kong Wholesale banking and have responsibilities to manage a sizeable compliance team. You will provide sounded and in-depth risk and compliance advisory on regulatory policies and requirements whilst representing the Hong Kong business for regulatory matters to the regulators. You will support Head of FCC to drive consistency in local compliance risk assessments, ensuring that they are completed effectively, with monitoring plans prepared and executed. In addition, you will provide compliance advisory to business on the regulatory impact and perform gap analysis in related new regulations on various aspects.
As a senior member of the team, you are also responsible to provide compliance input into Wholesale Banking FCC projects at the direction of the FCC Heads and systems developments as they relate to Wholesale Banking FCC globally. You will also responsible to drive banking compliance initiatives from group and regional level. You are responsible to liaise with regulators such as HKMA and SFC, internal/external audits and Group Head Office compliance related enquiries. This is an excellent opportunity for a high-calibre compliance risk specialist to take up an important role in the bank, working closely with the senior management team across the region.
To qualify, individuals must possess:
Relevant university degree. Relevant post university degree or professional certification preferred
Minimum 12+ years experience in Compliance, Risk management, Legal or Regulatory function gained from the banking sector with significant AML/CTF advisory roles
Solid and broad knowledge of Banking business across Corporate Banking, Transaction Banking, Wholesale Banking, Global Markets
Experience in interact with regulators like HKMA and SFC
Demonstrable experience in identifying compliance and advising on, promoting, developing and implementing suitable controls, policies and procedures
Holder of professional qualification on AML/CFT (e.g. ACAMS, ICA, Associate AML Professional of HKIB) is preferred
Demonstrable success in providing timely and prudent counsel and advice to management involving compliance and regulation requirement, matters and solutions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English and Cantonese, Mandarin beneficial
To apply, please contact Jennifer Yang for a confidential discussion at (852) 3708 9510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting job reference number JY 33970. To visit more Legal, Compliance and Risk management jobs please check www.staranise.com.hk
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