Head of AML Greater China - Director level

  • HKD1200000 - HKD1800000 per annum + bonus
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 17 Nov 17 2017-11-17

As a global professional recruitment consultancy, Morgan McKinley connects specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines. We have established ourselves as a preferred supplier to many of the major players in our specialist sectors, as well as with thousands of smaller local employers. In Hong Kong, we recruit within the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Banking and Financial Services, Human Resources, IT, Risk, Compliance, Legal & Audit, Office Support and Sales & Marketing.

Our client is a reputable medium sized Corporate & Investment Bank in Asia with a strong presence in Hong Kong. To cope with their expanding business, a new headcount has been created in Financial Crime Compliance covering Greater China - Hong Kong and China.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the implementation, and the maintenance of the AML program, including CFT, Sanctions, and ABC for Hong Kong and China region
  • You will be the key point of contact with the HKMA and oversight of Chinese regulators
  • Ensure that the AML program is aligned with the regulatory requirements as well as the firm's business objectives
  • Handle any escalated AML matters and provide advice to the business unit
  • Keep senior management informed on any relevant AML regulatory changes they could potential impact the business
  • Identify any key problems related to AML, economic sanctions and terrorist financing and provide relevant solutions

The Successful Candidate:

  • You will have at least 10+ years of relevant experience in a similar function from a wholesale banking/similar environment
  • Strong knowledge of the HKMA regulations and other related regulators (i.e. JFIU)
  • Good working knowledge of the AML framework including AML/CTF/ABC requirements for Hong Kong
  • Good experience and knowledge of the corporate banking, institutional banking and global markets workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Cantonese is a must, Mandarin is ideal

For confidential inquiry, please contact Rouella Landicho on 3907 3912 or email: rlandicho@morganmckinley.com.hk