Compliance - Financial Crime Compliance, Anti-Bribery Group - Vice President - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 Dec 17 2017-12-17

Compliance - Financial Crime Compliance, Anti-Bribery Group - Vice President - Hong Kong

Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm's culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm's enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm's second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm's compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm's responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

Are you passionate about working as a Compliance Officer in a leading global financial services firm? Goldman Sachs is looking for a qualified professional to join the Anti-Bribery Group, which is responsible for implementing the firmwide anti-bribery program. The Anti-Bribery Group sits within the Financial Crime Compliance.

Within the firm's Compliance division, the Anti-Bribery Group is responsible for implementing the firmwide anti-bribery program, including assessment of the firm's bribery risk, development and implementation of policies and procedures to prevent, detect and report bribery and corrupt payments; due diligence with respect to proposed intermediaries, and certain other business counterparties; training of relevant personnel; monitoring and surveillance of gifts and entertainment; investigations of "red flags" and internal escalations; and bringing significant issues to the attention of senior management.

As an Anti-Bribery Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for certain aspects of the anti-bribery program, in particular:

  • Conducting intermediary/finder due diligence reviews, analysis and writing-up reports
  • Investigating whistleblower escalations
  • Assisting with risk assessments
  • Supporting the implementation of anti-bribery policies, procedures and projects
  • Partnering with the business and other stakeholders on anti-bribery matters
Basic Qualifications
  • Ideally 7+ years of relevant legal, compliance, law enforcement, investigative or audit experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, investigative and risk assessment skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to forge strong relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Self-starter, pro-active and able to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize demanding workflows, be detailed-oriented and well-organized
  • Ability to adapt to new changes and new challenges
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and databases such as World-Check, Factiva and Lexis/Nexis
  • Fluency in English
Preferred Qualifications
  • Relevant work experience in the anti-bribery/ anti-corruption compliance.
  • Lawyer or legal background in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and/or U.K. Bribery Act.
  • Prior experience in or understanding of the securities/banking industry.
  • Fluency in Chinese as this role with interact with Chinese speaking clients and colleagues

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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