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About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
Support relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on current and possible future policies, practices, and trends.
Maintain a strong understanding of the UK legislative and regulatory frameworks for financial crime compliance. Support the business in understanding and implementation.
Keep track of and provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the interpretation and application of regulatory expectations, laws, best practices and policies related to FC. providing timely, responsive and quality FC regulatory compliance guidance.
Support resolution of competing requirements between regulations, for example between AML regulations and data privacy/bank secrecy or information security regulations.
Ensure that risk frameworks and associated standards are effectively communicated and understood by process owners.
Working in close partnership with CFCC Business Advisory Teams:
Provide oversight over the implementation of FC-related policies and procedures in country to ensure compliance with such policies and procedures.
Provide advice (typically via CFCC Advisory) to relevant stakeholders on compliance with Group standards relating FCC risks
Oversee the assessment of all AML risks identified in Business and Function (including FC-owned) processes. Providing challenge where activities are outside risk tolerance/ appetite, escalating' as necessary until appropriate oversight and ownership is achieved including actions and plans to address any remedial action needed to come back within risk tolerance/ appetite
Ensure that where risks are outside appetite the root cause is determined and addressed.
Act under delegated authority to make client specific risk decisions.
Act as the principal point of contact for Country CFCC Advisory and responsible to join up the FC-function so that effective outcomes are realized in first line processes requiring fewer touch points between FC and the first line.
Equip Country CFCC Advisory Heads & Country CFCC Governance Head with the necessary FC skills and knowledge, and escalation points within FC, to discharge their delegated authority for FC risks.
Engage with Country CFCC Advisory Heads & Country CFCC Governance Head to ensure that FC risks are effectively managed in the Businesses in line with the risk frameworks.
Provide specialist expertise to Country CFCC Advisory by drawing on resources under direct control and leveraging the wider FC function.
Review processes within the FC function to ensure sufficient controls, CSTs and KRIs are in place to effectively measure and monitor the risk.
Understand technical aspects of systems relevant to CDD, Client Risk Assessments, Name and Transaction Screening, AML Monitoring and Case Management
Provide advice (typically via CFCC Advisory) on the application of risk management frameworks (e.g. ORF, GRA).
Apply Group and FC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
Make recommendations (and/or implement) to relevant stakeholders (typically via CFCC Advisory) on possible risk management responses to identified risks and/or findings of concerns from investigations.
Inform senior management and relevant regulators of serious regulatory breaches (or where risk tolerances have been breached) and ensure that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
Advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of FC risks identification and assessment methodologies.
Oversee the review and analysis of the client base to identify and manage high risk clients, or specific country reviews.
Act as expert within the FC function in respect of financial crime regulations and obligations and support the Head of FCC in ensuring the Bank are discharging against these responsibilities.
Support senior oversight of FC in country.
In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Lead the UK FCC team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Head of FCC, UK
Head of FCC, Europe & Americas
Head of Compliance, Europe
Head of Operational Risk, Europe
CEO, UK & Europe Regional Head of GB
COO, Europe & Americas
Regional Head, Business Support Risk & Governance, GB Europe
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