VP, AML, Transaction Monitoring – Corporate Banking

Job details

Location: Hong Kong S.A.R
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: VPAMLTM/NR141222
Posted: over 1 year ago

Job description

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Anti-Money Laundering Officer ("AMLO") and/or the Local Sanctions Compliance Officer to oversee various controls stated in internal policies and procedures

  • Assist the AMLO to develop and/or continuously review the Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) / Counter-Financing of Terrorism (“CFT”) systems to ensure that they remain up-to-date and meet current statutory and regulatory requirements; and oversee the systems which include monitoring effectiveness and enhancing the controls and procedures where necessary

  • Review and provide compliance advice to business stakeholders and key control functions on day-to-day compliance matters related to AML/CFT and Sanctions, including but not limited to high-risk or suspicious transaction review, handle enquires / perform risk assessment and provide advice on matters related to transaction filtering (“TF”), perform transaction monitoring (“TM”) and monitor controls or matters related to sanctions compliance

  • Review, assess and advise on AML/CFT and Sanctions related risks

  • Maintain and update the AML/CFT/Sanctions related policies and procedures in accordance with head office guidelines and/or relevant laws and regulations of major jurisdictions

  • Handle regulatory reporting and initiatives in relation to matters or systems of AML/CFT/Sanctions

  • Perform testing and monitoring over the AML/CFT/Sanctions related controls, processes or systems

  • Review all internal disclosures and exception reports and, in the light of all available relevant information, determining whether or not it is necessary to make a report to the Joint Financial Intelligence Unit ("JFIU")

  • Assist or support AMLO to monitor and detect any business relationships or transactions are suspicious of money laundering and prepare suspicious transaction report when necessary

  • Prepare reports, plan and perform independent review and risk assessment in accordance with the requirements by Head Office

  • Promote anti-money laundering policies and controls in the Hong Kong office and provide regular trainings on AML/CFT/sanctions to employees

  • Monitor the implementation of Sanctions programs and related systems in meeting with the relevant regulatory requirements and the remediation for exceptional cases

  • Liaise with the JFIU, law enforcement, and any other competent authorities in relation to ML/TF prevention and detection, investigation or compliance

  • Devise appropriate actions in relation to suspicious activities/transactions

  • Handle any other duties or projects as assigned by immediate supervisor; and/or top management.



  • Degree holder or above in Law, Accountancy, Audit, Business or related disciplines

  • A Certified AML Professional (CAMLP)

  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in AML/CFT/Sanctions compliance/financial crime gained in financial sector

  • Familiar with banking products and regulatory requirements in relation to AML/CFT/Sanctions and related control measures, preferably in commercial / corporate banking

  • With hands-on experience in advisory on sanctions or related, trade finance or relevant, customer due diligence and/or AML/CFT audit

  • A team player with good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure

  • Sound analytical mind, good interpersonal skills

  • Good command of spoken and written English & Chinese

  • Good PC skills and proficient in using MS Offices


If you are interested in finding out more about this career opportunity, please email your resume to Nestor Roldan,


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