Regional Head of Compliance, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Executive Access
  • 24 Apr 18 2018-04-24

A well-established bank is looking for a Regional Head of Compliance, Asia to be based in Hong Kong.

Job Description

As The Regional Head of Compliance, you will be leading a team and overseeing Asia countries’ compliance functions in a region. You will report directly to the CEO and responsible for the followings:

  • To improve and oversee Asia’s compliance system, to ensure and supervise the company's sustainable compliance operations, including compliance with regulatory requirements
  • To coordinate with Group Compliance in the roll out of Group policies and standards consistently throughout Asia
  • Update Global and Regional regulatory issues to the Asia Managment for the purpose of raising Compliance awareness
  • 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 15 years in the banking sector and more specifically experience in legal or compliance within corporate banking area. Previous experience as Head of Compliance is a plus
  • Experienced in AML, KYC and Sanctions matters
  • Experienced in managing a team of Compliance Officers across different countries in a region
  • 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.