• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OCBC Bank
  • 21 Mar 18

AVP, AML Platforms and Data Analytics

AVP, AML Platforms and Data Analytics

About OCBC
Having purpose and making a real impact drives what we do at OCBC, for our customers, colleagues and the community. People count on us to deliver an amazing banking experience, but more importantly one that is uncomplicated and complements their changing lifestyle and business needs. Our employees are the architects that make this all possible; they are high performing individuals and teams, experts in their field and above all believe in our purpose and commitment to customers.

What you will do:

  • Drive various AML compliance initiatives partnering with user project lead covering transaction monitoring (including customer transaction profiling, threshold calibration), Watch list screening/filtering and KYC/CDD
  • Perform requirements gathering and analysis across the compliance line of business, identify and translate compliance needs, and advise appropriate business solutions
  • Ensure that user requirements are adequately met by IT solutions and deliverables
  • Develop UAT test cases and scripts ensuring coverage of all requirements for on-going enhancements of existing solutions and in project contexts
  • Perform data analysis and deliver results from the AML data infrastructure to meet investigative and management reporting needs
  • Help define data requirements and drive creation of necessary data assets by working with IT partners
  • Document user requirements, UAT, enhancements/customizations applied, operational procedures (calibrations, threshold identification, etc.) and track issues
  • Monitor and follow-up production IT issues relating to compliance systems, perform initial analysis, and ensure resolution of issues by working closely with respective teams - internal IT, vendors if necessary
  • Engage IT production support teams to ensure that the identified system issues are addressed; the problem management processes are robust and transparent to business users
  • Act as a bridge between compliance users and technology teams


What you will bring:

  • Degree in Engineering or information Technology. ICA certification or CAMS certification in Anti-Money Laundering is preferred
  • 6-10 years of experience of which 3 years in financial services industry and/or in the AML domain
  • Strong product knowledge in one or more of the AML systems in one or more areas in Transaction Monitoring, CDD, Name Screening (Mantas, Fircosoft, BAE/Detica/Norkom, Actimize etc.) is required
  • Good SQL query knowledge (Teradata/Oracle) is required; data analysis using BI tools such as (Qlik, Tableau) and statistical tools (SAS, SPSS) is preferred
  • Previous experience in AML - system implementation in a banking environment is preferred

Attributes of candidates
  • Strong communicator, able to converse in appropriate levels of detail with Compliance analysts, IT production support and delivery teams, and relevant business/operations stakeholders
  • Analytical in troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work against tight deadlines and able to contribute individually and if a need arises, to lead 2-3 resources working in this area
  • Excellent attention to detail, high accuracy of work, and ability to own/drive issues, and work with minimal supervision
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