VP, AML- Wealth Management

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 4_291118
Sector: Compliance

This newly created role will be based in Hong Kong and the incumbent will assist in supporting all day-to-day AML matters for the growing Wealth Management Business.

Responsibilities: 

  • To provide advisory to WM staffs and senior management on AML/CFT matters
  • To conduct enhanced due diligence and investigations
  • To perform transaction monitoring and reviews on WM client accounts and transactions
  • To review suspicious transaction reports and file with the relevant authorities where necessary and to conduct compliance testing on the AML/CFT program for WM
  • To approve account opening requests for High Risk/PEP accounts
  • To review on other financial crime related issues including anti-bribery and corruption, sanctions and other adverse news
  • To provide training to WM staff and senior management on AML/CFT
  • Liaise with audit/ regulators and other corporate functions on AML/CFT related issues

Requirements:

  • 8-10 years experience in an AML Compliance role in a financial institution, preferably with private and institutional banking exposure
  • Good understanding of the AML/CFT legislations and regulations in Hong Kong and China especially related to high net worth individuals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to liaise with internal stakeholders and external parties across all levels
  • ACAMS or other similar AML qualifications
  • Excellent skill in spoken and written English and Mandarin. Proficiency in Cantonese is an added advantage