Deputy Head of AML and Financial Crime

  • HKD160000 - HKD180000 per month + Discretionary Bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Taylor Root Hong Kong
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Our client is a large financial services group with international presence. In line with expansion plans they are recruiting for a Deputy Head of AML and Financial Crime for the Hong Kong office. The role offers a great blend of AML and compliance work- the former being a key focus. Our client is seeking someone with in-depth AML and managerial experience to manage a team of 12. The role can pay up to 1.7 to 2M base.

Reporting to the Head of AML & Financial Crime, the role will involve providing senior management support in overseeing the companies AML framework across jurisdictions and across business lines; overseeing and tracking implementation of group-wide initiatives and other Asia focused AML related projects. Managing a team of 12 AML staff you will work to minimise the risks of AML and report any suspicious transactions to authorities.

In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Act as Deputy Head of AML & Financial Crime
  • Responsible for the systems and controls in place in respect of AML and anti-terrorism
  • Support the Head and the team in the maintenance and day-to-day oversight of the company-wide AML/CTF Framework
  • Oversee implementation of group-wide AML initiatives
  • Involve in regulatory exams and reviews
  • Ensure identification and response to AML risks within the business to minimise risks
  • Foster awareness and understanding of the company's AML/CTF framework

Key Experience:

  • In-depth AML experience; at least 9 years
  • Managerial experience is a must
  • Solid knowledge of Sanctions, AML Advisory, Transaction Monitoring, Anti-Bribery & Corruption and etc.
  • Previous experience in managing AML frameworks
  • Strong project management and solid team player

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.