Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Do you have what it takes to shape the future of Asia? As a leading bank in Asia-Pacific, we offer challenges and opportunities to meet your career aspirations. At UOB, we are dedicated to make big impression in the region. As a team, we know we will make...

Do you have what it takes to make a difference?

Do you have what it takes to shape the future of Asia?

As a leading bank in Asia-Pacific, we offer challenges and opportunities to meet your career aspirations. At UOB, we are dedicated to make big impression in the region. As a team, we know we will make a difference and shape Asia’s future. We seek passionate dynamic and driven individuals towards performance excellence.

Join us. Take up the challenge as we make our mark in Asia.

Assistant Vice President/Manager, KYC Advisor - Client Fulfillment & Services

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Permanent
Industry Financial Services
Job function Banking / Finance > Corporate Banking
Published On 26/03/2018

Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility and ownership of the overall monitoring and supervising KYC AML control team of their smoothness and timeliness of carrying out all name screening, periodic review (OGR) / trigger review and the clearance of the alert hits generated in the in-house system accurate and diligently within the bank’s prescribed SLA
  • Having the skill, ability, experience and confidence to communicate and collaborate with stakeholder partners to ensure tasks under KYC AML control / operations are completed on time and are complied with regulatory requirements, bank’s guidelines / policy and within the prescribed SLA
  • Ensure the established control procedures are followed to mitigate any potential operational risks and make sure all junior staff carry out and adhere the relevant policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements in their routine operations
  • Understand the end-to-end processes and utilizes professional judgement in determining appropriate resolution for Business units (BU) /stakeholders’ needs within the risk and compliance parameters
  • As a special matter expert, proactively provide advice on the matters relating to name screening and alerts hits to BU / stakeholders and the engagement of the in-house / external systems process enhancement with the concerned parties
  • Ensure full compliance of all applicable regulations, AML policies and procedures when carrying out job duties as stipulated
  • Assist in conducting AML/CFT risk assessment reviews and communicating results to both internal and external stakeholders where applicable
  • Execute remediation of compliance deficiencies (discovered internally or by regulators) where applicable
  • Escalate identified suspicious activity to the appropriate personnel (e.g. Money Laundering Reporting Officer) where applicable

Requirements

  • University graduate of discipline of Banking / Business administration / Finance.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in clients on-boarding process and client service experience covering CB, CMB, FI and MNC segments
  • Possess of the qualification / certification of the Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing is preferable
  • Possess strong and in-depth knowledge of the workflow / process of periodic KYC review, name screening and clients onboarding, documentation, regulations and market standards, having knowledge and experience on serving wholesale banking clients will be an advantage.
  • Project management and engagement in in-house / external systems process enhancement with satisfactory result.
  • Completed the assigned tasks on time and deliver the quality services to BU within the bank’s SLA.
  • Self-motivated and discipline with opened-mind set in work and keen engagement and attitude of bringing initiatives to improve productivity / streamlining process of the department.
  • Strong writing, presentation, communication, influencing and negotiation skill with good spoken and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin; strong mind set of rendering quality service attitude
  • Experience and knowledge of the operations of the external name screening devices / tools such as World Check, Dow Jones and project management is preferable
  • Meticulous with a logical mind-set and strong interpersonal skill