Head of Compliance, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Executive Access
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

An International Bank is looking for a Head of Compliance to be based in Hong Kong.


Job Description

As Head of Compliance Hong Kong, you will be leading a team and overseeing the branch’s general compliance functions in Hong Kong. You will report directly to the Regional Head and responsible for the following:

  • To improve branch’s compliance system, to ensure and supervise the company's long-term compliance operations, including compliance with regulatory requirements, mainly HKMA regulations.
  • Provide compliance advice, regulatory oversight and assurance across the business
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders (including the regulator) to embed best practice
  • Gradually improve internal management system from legal and compliance perspective, including compliance manual and procedure

Successful Candidates will have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent;
  • At least 10 years in the banking sector and more specifically experience in legal or compliance within corporate banking area. Previous experience as Head of Compliance preferable
  • Strong working knowledge on HKMA regulatory requirements with extensive experience in the financial industry in either compliance, legal, risk control or a regulator
  • Experience in establishing and developing internal controls and processes
  • Results-oriented with careful time management discipline and focus on continuous improvement;
  • Dynamic and self-motivated person with a naturally proactive approach;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese


For more information please contact Maggie Li via +852 2842 7112 or via mli@executiveaccess.com Salaries will be commensurate with the successful candidates experience.