Senior Compliance Manager- Global Law Firm

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 02_211218
Sector: Compliance

A global law firm is looking for a seasoned compliance officer to take up a senior compliance position handling a wide range of legal and advisory compliance and risk support to the business and its clients. You will be managing a team of Hong Kong based compliance professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • To deliver and manage a global compliance process which include client risk assessment and liaison in respect of CDD/KYC requirements, monitor compliance performance and provide training and coaching to the business where necessary
  • To identify; measure and assess AML/CFT compliance risks and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory objectives, evaluate and monitor adequacy of AML/CFT policies and procedures and internal controls to ensure full compliance with all AML/CFT
  • To manage upgrades to compliance systems and maintain functional responsibility for Hong Kong compliance systems and controls
  • To support the Global Head of Compliance in respect of Executive Board / Global Partners reporting and Compliance related management information
  • To promote common compliance standards across all jurisdictions and service lines

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role with a regulatory, legal or financial services related background
  • Ability to manage a team of compliance professionals at all levels and maintain effective relationships with global business units
  • Extensive knowledge of domestic and international risk, assurance and AML/CFT laws
  • Excellent client communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective communicator, excellent interpersonal and people management skills