Vice President, Group Compliance - AML/CFT Surveillance & Intelligence Management

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 25 Apr 18

Vice President, Group Compliance - AML/CFT Surveillance & Intelligence Management

The successful candidate will be part of the AML/CFT Surveillance & Intelligence Management Unit undertaking the following key responsibilities: 
  • Supervise team members to ensure alerts triggered by Group approved AML transaction monitoring system(s), escalations on suspicious AML/CFT activities from business/support units and cases arising from other relevant sources (e.g. adverse news in media) are done in accordance to Group standards.
  • Supervise team members' work to ensure timely submission of suspicious transactions reports to the designated local Financial Intelligence Unit in accordance to AML/CFT legislative and regulatory requirements and Group standards. 
  • Assist the Head of the unit to manage the allocation of alerts/cases and the regular review of team members' work. 
  • Lead thematic investigations/reviews where required. 
  • Assist the Head of the unit to provide relevant advisories and sharing to business/support units and other AML/CFT teams on matters arising from reviews and investigations conducted by the unit. 
  • Support the Head of the unit in matters to strengthen the AML/CFT transaction surveillance and intelligence operating framework and procedures across the Group. 
  Requirements:  
  • Degree or professional qualification in business or banking/financial services related areas
  • At least 5 years' experience in intelligence/investigations-related work
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Prior experience in managing teams will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge/understanding of banking and financial services laws & regulations, compliance best practices and understanding of financial products & systems
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

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