FCC Policies and Risk Assessments Head
Reporting to the Head of FCC, the role will be responsible for overseeing the policy setting and advisory in relation to AML/CFT and Sanctions to help ensure the compliance to relevant regulatory requirements, whilst also conducting compliance risk assessments across the FCC spectrum.
Manage a team to oversee the following AML/CFT, Sanctions activities and risk assessment procedure within the Bank:
•Identify, assess, oversee and communicate the requirements relating to AML/CFT and Sanctions regulatory guidance and law enforcement trends regarding the Bank's business activities, including advising any staff enquires on any internal rules, procedures and compliance issues.
•Provide advice to the relevant Business Units and Support Units on all AML/CFT and Sanctions related issues to ensure the Bank's adherence to the respective regulatory requirements.
•Assist in developing an adequate and consistent bank-wide AML/CFT and Sanctions compliance framework and monitoring program on the Bank's various activities to ensure compliance with all laws, rules, regulations and standards of good practice applicable to the Bank.
•Work closely with the Head of FCC and other teams within the FCC to review the relevant AML/CFT and Sanctions policies, guidelines and controls to facilitate all assigned Business Units and support units in the Bank to manage anticipated future AML/CFT and Sanctions risks which would include but is not limited to:
◦delivering the AML/CFT and Sanctions strategy in line with the Bank's risk appetite and profile;
◦ensuring timely implementation of regulatory changes into AML/CFT and Sanctions framework;
◦monitoring remediation activities; and
◦introducing new and enhanced controls across the Business Units through effective communication.
•Conduct regulatory analysis, risk assessments, testing and issues management (i.e. reporting, tracking and follow-up).
•Assess FCC related risk for the products/ services offered by the Bank.
•Conduct FCC related risk assessments for the Bank, ensuring that they are comprehensive and the risk ratings are appropriate and fully supported; override the risk assessment results if inaccurate or not adequately supported.
•Advise the determination of whether the compliance risk exposures are within the Bank's strategic risk appetite.
•Carry-out any ad-hoc compliance projects or assignments as directed by the Head of FCC and provide compliance support.
•Assist the Head of FCC to prepare and present management information on AML/CFT to the senior management at the relevant committees and/or Board meeting.
•Minimum of 10 years of professional working experience in financial services with at least 7 year's experience in AML/CFT and Sanctions, and with solid experience in conducting FCC related risk assessments.
•Experience advising or working in an in-house compliance function with a focus on delivering a robust AML/CFT, Sanctions and financial crime risk management program.
•Exceptional knowledge in AML/CFT and Sanctions in financial services and the relevant regulatory requirements in Hong Kong and China.
•Experience developing and implementing a consistent AML/CFT framework across multiple business lines and subsidiaries.
•Experience working in a large commercial bank would be an advantage, but not essential. Proven track record of excellent communication and business partnership skills with senior and executive management.
•Experience working with regulatory authorities would be an advantage but not essential.
•Qualifications in law, accounting, commerce/business or related disciplines; recognised professional qualifications incl. CAMS/CAMLP or equivalent qualifications preferred.
•Fluent written and spoken Cantonese, Mandarin and English language skills preferred.
- Bachelor Degree or above
- 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience
- 8 to 10 years of relevant experience
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