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Head of Complex Investigations Asia Pacific - Compliance
November 6, 2019
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Compliance is a global function that brings together all aspects of regulatory and financial crime risk management. Acting as risk stewards, and incorporating a range of specialist teams, we work together with the business and leverage advanced technology to help HSBC navigate a complex regulatory landscape and embed a sustainable approach to compliance risk management that supports safe growth and serves customers fairly. Compliance aspires to continuously raise the bar and set leading standards across the industry to help HSBC safeguard its customers and the communities within which it operates.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Complex Investigations Asia Pacific.
Operates within the firm's complex investigative programs across regions, and countries related to fraud, anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption. Ensures the quality and consistency of the investigations and the adequacy of the resourcing across the investigative program.
Undertakes sensitive and complex Investigations, which require a high-degree of professionalism and judgement. Complex Investigations include the planning, development, and execution of both analytic and investigative work against specific jurisdictions to identify financial crime risk not identified by traditional controls.
Prepares, reviews, and edits reports and other materials for the most senior leaders of the Bank. These reports must be professional, well-researched, and informative for not only COMPLIANCE leadership but also for regional and LOB senior leaders.
In addition, the jobholder may be required to manage investigations within a programmatic capability across regions, and countries to conduct complex, proactive, intelligence-driven investigations, bringing together and drawing upon resources in other investigative functions where the nature of the investigation spans multiple geographies or financial crime types.
Communicates information on the most significant and sensitive investigations and related mitigating actions to Regional and Group senior management to support and facilitate a strategic appraisal of the relevant risks. Able to develop strategic capability to mitigate future threats in response to these significant investigations.
Identifies and escalates the most significant and sensitive investigations to ensure appropriate prioritization, resourcing, and investigative strategy. Communicates to all key stakeholders the ongoing status of such investigations and the related mitigating actions.
Operates within a systemic capability to refer investigative findings and recommendations to other parts of the firm for follow-on action to mitigate the identified financial crime risk, track the response, and ensure appropriate governance.
Personally provides the subject matter expertise necessary to inform the work of other parts of FCTM, including but not limited to innovations in analytics, identification of typologies, policies and procedures, the engagement strategy, training, and a potentially more effective and efficient regulatory landscape.
Supports the Global and Regional Head of Complex Investigations in communicating the most significant and sensitive investigations and related mitigating actions to senior management to support and facilitate a strategic appraisal of the relevant risks.
Interacts effectively with Regional law enforcement, security and regulatory agencies, and financial intelligence units, in furtherance of public-private partnership, information sharing, and training initiatives, as well as on specific investigations of significance. Fosters good relationships with all of the Group's counterparts in law enforcement, security and regulatory agencies, and financial intelligence units, across the entire region where HSBC operates.
Establishes seamless, trusting and mutually supportive relationships with the other components of FCTM, FCC and GIIG.
Experience working within a regulatory, investigative, or financial intelligence agency, or as a senior compliance manager within a global firm, in the financial services industry.
Detailed experience in mitigating the harms associated with the threat of financial crime at a strategic level
An excellent understanding of the current regulatory environment and expectations, relevant regulations, codes, and HSBC Group Standards, as well as their underlying purpose to mitigate risk to the financial system and provide information useful for the public sector to provide law enforcement and security.
Strong leadership experience
A strategic thinker
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with experience of dealing with executives at all levels
Ability to develop efficient and effective solutions to complex global issues.
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