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About UOB United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices. Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values - Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.
About the Department The incumbent will be part of the AML Governance team which oversees all KYC/AML matters affecting UOB Asset Management. The individual will act as an AML Partner for UOB Asset Management and will be required to work closely with Head of AML Governance to identify AML risk and foster a culture of Compliance within Asset Management. Roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate would include the following scope:
Ensure that the AML/KYC program, applicable Singapore laws and regulatory requirements are duly and effectively implemented in the Company.
Perform KYC review on new and existing customers (including trigger event) in accordance to the Company's policy and ensure that the KYC masterlist is kept up-to-date
Review alerts flagged out by name screening system to determine whether it is a true/false hit;
Ensure that the alerts are timely reviewed and reported to Head of AML Governance when needed;
Ensure that the data in customer master system is kept up to date;
Perform monthly transaction monitoring to ensure that there are no suspicious transactions. Where needed, assist in Independent review or assist in STR filing
Assist in the queries from Business Development, AM Ops, Group Compliance, etc.
Assist Head of Department in projects relating to AML/KYC
Identify issues and able to propose feasible solution relating to AML/KYC to Head of Department
Recognized university degree with at least five years' relevant experience in Anti-Money Laundering work
Experience in AML advisory, FATCA and Asset Management will be an advantage
Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with colleagues, team and external parties of all levels.
Demonstrated ability to work as a team and to cover as the lead during the absence of the Head of AML Governance.
Be a part of UOB Family UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.