AVP AML Compliance - Sanctions position within a Leading Global Bank

  • HKD 450,000 - HKD 650,000
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Star Anise Limited
  • 23 Feb 18 2018-02-23


AVP AML Compliance - Sanctions position within a Leading Global Bank

  • Opportunity to work within a Global international Bank
  • Excellent environment and business exposure
  • Regionally focused position

Our client is a leading Global Bank with a strong reputation within the Asia Pacific Region. Due to continued commitment to Compliance team expansion, they currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced AVP level candidate to join their Sanction compliance team.


Reporting to the Head of Sanction Compliance, this position will primarily be responsible for handling AML escalations, in particularly economic sanctions. You will be primarily responsible for supporting Financial Crime Compliance Hong Kong, Head of Sanctions and Senior Sanctions Manager on Trade, Economic and Financial Sanctions. You will be responsible for supporting senior management in discharging Sanctions related responsibilities in complying with the requirements under the Bank Sanctions Policy. In addition, you will be responsible and accountable to review, manage, investigate and adjudicate sanctions related alerts escalated from Financial Crime Compliance United States Sanctions Screening Team on a daily basis to ensure compliance with the Bank Sanctions Policy, applicable legislative and regulatory requirements. There will be responsibility for conducting internal investigations on suspicious activities and for making informed decisions around money laundering.


The role will also be responsible for more general AML compliance duties, such as implementing new AML programmes across the region. It will also be necessary to work closely with onboarding teams and the business to attend to escalated AML and sanction issues, and for producing analysis reports in relation to these.


To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • At least 5 years of experience within AML or Sanction Compliance in a bank or Financial Institution or regulatory body
  • Hands on knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance.
  • Solid understanding of the Bank Group structure, its corporate culture preferred.
  • A pro - active attitude and the ability to solve problems and present solutions.
  • Strong communication skills with fluent English and Mandarin being an advantage.


Whats offer

The successful candidate will be offered an excellent salary package and career prospect within a large multinational bank. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career within one of the most prestigious financial institutions in the world.


To apply, please contact Jennifer Yang for a confidential discussion at (852) 3708 9510 or email jennifer.yang@staranise.com.hk quoting job reference number JY.33241. To visit more Legal, Compliance and Risk management jobs please check www.staranise.comn.hk


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