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Anti-Financial Crime - APAC Financial Crimes Intelligence Unit Team Lead - Vice President
May 10, 2020
Details of the Division and Team:
The Asia-Pacific Anti-Financial Crime Department supports Deutsche Bank businesses in the region to manage AFC risk, and is responsible for ensuring that related processes are in place and that all policies, procedures and guidelines conform to internal DB policies as well as all applicable laws and regulations.
The (VP) Financial Crimes Intelligence Unit Team Lead's primary responsibility is to handle global and regional special investigations in assessing money laundering and terrorist financing risks that DB may be exposed to in APAC. Escalations of reports are made to the relevant Country AFC teams for suspicious activity filings. Other key responsibilities include working with the Global Financial Crime Intelligence Unit in identifying AML/CTF intelligence and trends, as well as conducting ad hoc ML/TF assessments in short turnaround timeframes for global and regional management. The successful candidate is expected to be equipped with product knowledge and bring proven experience in leading high-impact investigations for the region.
What we will offer you:
A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its center.
You can expect:
Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
20 days' annual leave, plus public holidays
Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
A range of flexible benefits including retail discounts, gym benefits, wellbeing incentives
The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR program plus take volunteering leave days
Your key responsibilities:
Report to the APAC Head of Financial Crimes Intelligence Unit ("FCIU"). Lead APAC FCIU investigations and taking responsibility for the end-to-end process of the team e.g. managing and providing day-to-day procedural and investigative direction support to a team of Investigators, scoping projects, and ensuring that all investigations are completed with the quality and thoroughness expected within the mandated timeframe.
Lead team in case escalation and proactive communication with other AFC counterparts including providing succinct briefings on progress and outcomes of investigations and ensure effective collaborations with stakeholders.
Review and analyze cases and projects to ensure that investigations are accomplished to address transactions that contravene the bank or regulatory policy. Accountable for all cases and projects to be documented for regulatory/audit level reviews. Coordinate and prepare the required management information reporting data for local, regional or global submission as applicable.
Identify current ML/TF typologies, and keep abreast of emerging ones and apply said typologies and/or intelligence to the working of the cases including providing training to the team and sharing intelligence with global FCIU.
Provide timely and accurate input on key initiatives and other ad hoc projects including regulatory enquiries and coordinating regional AFC responses to global FCIU enquiries. Escalation of items to the APAC Head of FCIU that may include, but are not limited to, gaps or risks to the FCIU program, aging of cases and suspicious activity trends, or entities that require escalation to senior management.
Your skills and experience:
8+ years of leading investigations in Financial Crime, Regulatory or Law Enforcement preferably in the financial services industry with relevant AML or related certifications (CAMS, ICA Diploma etc.)
Solid technical AML investigations knowledge and skills, with experience leading complex projects including cross border reviews. Be a subject matter expert in AML/CTF typologies/trends
Familiarity with diverse banking products across business lines and experience in working on AML monitoring and case management systems. Knowledge of Corporate and Investment Bank and Wealth Management businesses required. Knowledge of trade finance and markets will be a plus
Previous investigations experience in a regional role with working knowledge on AML, KYC, and SAR/STR regulations across countries in APAC.
Strong verbal and written communication skills including being able to present to senior stakeholders in a concise manner. Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English required.
How we'll support you:
Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
Coaching and support from experts in your team
A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs
Training and development to help you excel in your career
About us and our teams:
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Deutsche Bank & Diversity
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