Compliance Advisor Compliance Advisor …

Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 21
Selby Jennings
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 21
Our client, a top-tier FinTech firm is looking to hire a Senior Regulatory Compliance Advisor to join its Compliance team. You will liaise with both internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to regulators, business units, and risk departments. You will provide regulatory advisory, track and review regulatory changes related to Hong Kong and NEA region. The ideal candidate should have 7-10 years of regulatory compliance background in financial institutions, with an understanding of HKMA. Prior experience in online banking/virtual banking/payments/FinTech would be an advantage.

Job Description

  1. Responsible for maintaining the regulatory compliance program ;
  2. Track and review regulatory changes relating to the business in Hong Kong and NEA, perform analysis and communicate changes to relevant functions, and oversee required changes as appropriate;
  3. Maintain required compliance policies and key obligation registers, ensuring policies are reviewed and updated as appropriate to meet relevant regulatory requirements;
  4. Act as a contact point for compliance queries and advice, partnering with commercial teams to deliver key business initiatives, including new products, new markets/countries, and process improvements;
  5. Review regulatory returns and filing to ensure they are accurate and submitted in line with regulatory timescales, working closely with the finance, corporate governance, and other teams Design regular and risk-based compliance reviews to monitor the regulatory and operational risks;
  6. Contribute to consultation paper responses and liaise with regulators as appropriate;
  7. Provide training across the business to embed policies and maintain a strong compliance culture;
  8. Conduct and record compliance incident reviews, escalating them in line with agreed procedures, and submitting notifications to relevant regulators as required;

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance, Law; or equivalent work or legal experience;
  2. 7-10 years of relevant regulatory compliance experience;
  3. Traveling within NEA and Mainland China to be expected;
  4. Knowledge of FINTECH, HK money transfer operator, and HKMA regulations; experience with e-commerce, payments, or financial services is beneficial;
  5. Team player and ability to work independently;
  6. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  7. Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Mandarin Chinese;
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