Sanctions Screening, Assistant Manager - Financial Crime Risk

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 15 Oct 18

Sanctions Screening, Assistant Manager - Financial Crime Risk

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Financial Crime Risk is a Global Function that brings together all areas of financial crime risk management at HSBC and is dedicated to implementing the most effective global standards to combat financial crime. The function has been set up in a way that enables us to build on our achievements in managing financial crime risk effectively across the bank and continue to strengthen financial crime detection, anti-money laundering, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Sanctions Screening, Assistant Manager.

Principal responsibilities

  • Fulfilling and executing required Regional level alert investigation
  • Following Global Standards on the decision making of false positives that have reached Level 3
  • Support the delivery of the Global strategy for the Financial Crime Compliance Sanctions function into the Region
  • Ensure full adherence to Global Standards Policy within Region, including but not limited to related Sanctions Guidance and Operating Procedures
  • Ensure development activities are a core priority and ensure reasonable time is taken for learning and developmental activities
  • Develop positive and professional working relationships with all team members and colleagues at a Regional and Country level
  • Maintain awareness of operational risk within direct reporting line to minimise the likelihood of it occurring including its identification, assessment, mitigation and control, loss identification and reporting
  • Provides support in managing Sanctions risk for the region
  • Supports businesses and functions to address any actual and potential Sanctions compliance issues
  • The role holder will also adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to internal controls. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators


  • Risk professional with experience in one or more risk compliance roles, to include Sanctions experience
  • Knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance
  • Knowledge of Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication code message
  • Sound knowledge of Global Trade and Receivable Finance
  • Experience within the financial services industry
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues
  • High level of English language skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and provide input where necessary

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Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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