Financial Crime investigations - Special \/ Cross Border Investigations Officer- Associate

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

Financial Crime investigations - Special \/ Cross Border Investigations Officer- Associate

Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime

Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) protects the integrity and reputation of Deutsche Bank. It manages the Bank's risks and help to avert unintentional rule breaches and conflicts of interest. At the same time, we also advise the bank on ethical conduct and governance issues and keep the bank up to date on regulatory and political challenges.


Deutsche Bank (DB) is committed to the highest standards of control in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Anti-Fraud (collectively referred to as Anti-Financial Crime). All employees are required to adhere to these standards to protect DB and our reputation from those who may intend to use our products and services for illegal purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and/or Terrorist Financing.


The purpose of the Financial Crime Investigations team is to ensure that the systems it is tasked with surveilling are at all times being used in accordance with the legal and regulatory Anti-Money Laundering framework and to escalate issues of concern to AFC Management in a timely manner. This includes the escalations from multiple areas such as BIU, ABAC, Advisory, and any Unusual Activity Reports.

As an Investigator reporting to the FCI Special Investigations Team Leader and as part of the wider APAC AFC Team, you will conduct quality investigations, demonstrate a good code of conduct and uphold standards of good practice.

Key Responsibilities:

\uf0b7 Adhering to an organisational culture that places high priority on effective investigations and adherence to sound internal controls, including standards of conduct, integrity and ethical behaviour for the FCI Special Investigations Unit.

\uf0b7 Acting as an AML / ATF Subject Matter Expert (SME), especially around investigations and the AML / ATF trending and typologies

\uf0b7 Resolving AML/CTF Investigations before these issues have a negative impact on the bank's financial position, reputation or become a regulatory issue.

For internal use only

\uf0b7 Review and analyze cases to ensure that investigations are accomplished to address activity that contravene the bank's or regulatory policy. Ensure these occurrences are documented in the case for regulatory/audit level reviews.

\uf0b7 Ensure the risk coverage for the bank from an AML/CTF perspective

\uf0b7 Write recommendation of SAR reports to regulatory bodies

\uf0b7 Investigate cases and associated transactions and identify potential areas of risk (financial, reputational, and regulatory) within the transactions and associated client relationship review

\uf0b7 Internet and external database searches to ensure no adverse information (RAI) is noted on the client/parties

\uf0b7 Review internal SAR escalations and fully investigate to determine if the Case requires a SAR

\uf0b7 Handle complex and confidential cases with little or no guidance

\uf0b7 Accountable to ensure the audit trail is complete for all Cases

\uf0b7 Ensure all Cases are completed within the mandated timeframe for the filing of SARs

\uf0b7 Identify current transaction typologies and keep abreast of emerging ones and apply said typologies to the working of the cases

You will have:

\uf0b7 Bachelor's/ Master's degree in Criminology, Mathematics, Economics, Business disciplines.

\uf0b7 3-5 years of direct experience in Financial Crime, Forensics, Investigations, Regulatory or Law Enforcement preferably in the financial services industry.

\uf0b7 Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

\uf0b7 Good at creating and delivering impactful presentations

\uf0b7 Should be able to interpret complex requirements and be a self-starter

\uf0b7 Solid project management/work flow management will be viewed positively, as will previous management experience

You will be :

\uf0b7 Able to work well within a team of investigators

\uf0b7 Displaying professional business attitude in the workplace

\uf0b7 Strong interpersonal skills to enable the building of strong, open dialogue-based relationships with relevant stakeholders

\uf0b7 Be action oriented with a strong focus on completing tasks with accuracy and efficiency while working independently and with minimum direction

\uf0b7 Have a proactive approach to tasks and responsibilities

\uf0b7 High energy and enthusiasm levels

\uf0b7 Have strong AFC Risk acumen