• competitive package
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Recruitment Intelligence Consultants Limited
  • 16 Dec 17 2017-12-16

An international financial institution is looking for a high calibre candidate to join as AML Director. The position is based in Hong Kong.

  • International Financial Institution
  • Excellent Exposure

Our client is an international financial institution that focuses on providing clients with global investment solutions that meet the demands and challenges of sophisticated and complex investment and economic circumstances.  They are currently looking for a high calibre candidate to join them in Hong Kong.  

Lead and oversee the AML/ATF in Greater China region ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. Create an environment in which the team pursue effective and efficient operations, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct. Execute and maintain AML/ATF compliance controls, and provides AML/ATF compliance expertise and support to the business and functional units that form the first line of defense.  Challenging the Business’ assessment of controls, and monitoring remediation plans for enhancement of controls. Act as a key resource to business stakeholders in advising on products, programs, services and business initiatives and work with internal and external stakeholders to determine that activities are permitted and that regulations associated with their delivery have been identified and are addressed.  Assess internal policies and procedures to determine appropriateness. Provide regular status reports on AML/ATF compliance activities, initiatives and  daily operational undertakings to Head of AML/ATF APAC and country senior management. Provides oversight and coordination to the Greater China AML Teams.

To be considered, you should be a degree holder with a minimum of  7years of relevant AML or financial crime experience. Sound knowledge of AML/ATF. Strong communications and negotiation skills. Experience in managing complex projects and initiatives across different businesses. ACAMS or equivalent certification preferred.

Interested applicants should send a detailed resume to Kelly Kam by email to or by fax to (852) 2838 3323 quoting reference eFC2831.

(Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks should consider their application unsuccessful.)