This resource is a senior level hire with specific objective to lead and support Global Corporate Banking business in all compliance related risks. Candidate will:
Assist to develop and drive action plans and strategies for the business departments, engaging both internal/external stakeholders to ensure that the Division is in full compliance with the Bank's prescribed rules, procedures, and policies as well as external legal rules and regulations.
Undertake advisory support and provide guidance, training and support to the business units within Global Corporate Banking.
Assist to manage and co-ordinate, internal and external audits including regulatory inspections and to follow up on any issues raised and satisfactorily closed.
Perform ongoing business compliance risk assessment and independent assurance activities (testing & ongoing monitoring) to assess the effectiveness of key controls designed to address business compliance risk, escalating control issues and management escalation and reporting.
Proactively identify areas for improvements and assist to implement/enhance procedures, processes, internal controls to strengthen the first line of defence.
To identify and work with the analytics team / IT on digital initiatives and system automation to increase operational efficiencies.
Knowledge in the application of digitalisation, technologies and data analytics would be a clear advantage.
Assist in improving AML/CFT/Sanctions framework and governance for the business and to provide support and participate in -related projects.
Qualifications What you bring
An experienced compliance officer with strong compliance risks knowledge
At least 8 years' experience in a compliance role in a financial institution, preferably in the corporate banking environment.
Hands-on working familiarity with compliance related matters especially with the implementation and operationalization of regulations, rules, policies and processes related to Anti-Money Laundering, Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Sanctions Risk.
Experience in dealing with external and internal auditors is necessary
Experience in supervising &/or leading a team &/or projects would be an advantage
The ideal candidate is a team-player with the ability to see beyond his/her job-scope and work with the business unit colleagues to realise business goals and targets
Is mature and able to work under pressure and meet timelines
Is articulate and assertive with good interpersonal, analytical and writing skills