compliance officer, financial institution in Singapore

daniella koh, randstad
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about the company

Our client is a Financial Institution with a strong tech focus and grand plans for growth. They are seeking a compliance professional to ensure the business is operating in adherence to local and head office AML/CFT policies and regulations.

about the job

  • Keep up to date with all latest regulatory developments in financial crime, anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CFT) activities and update senior management of any material impact to the business
  • Advise and support management and internal stakeholders on all compliance-related matters
  • Conduct onboarding checks and reviews of new and existing retail clients, as well as perform investigations and review suspicious transactions/ alerts as flagged by the system. Carry out proper escalations and file Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) with relevant authorities as necessary
  • Perform quarterly reviews of internal AML/KYC processes to ensure best practices are adhered to
  • Review existing policies and controls, and suggest improvements to enhance internal frameworks and processes, ensure policies and manuals are regularly updated to be aligned with the latest regulatory requirements to minimise risk of any breach
  • Assist in any licensing matters

about the manager/team

  • You can expect to work with a team of talented, ambitious and dynamic professionals

skills and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Banking, Business, Law, Economics or Finance
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in general AML/CFT or financial crime compliance roles in financial institutions (banking, consulting, tech, start-up)
  • Experience in data analytics and working with big data is a huge advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, comfortable operating in a fast-moving, high powered tech start up environment

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact <Daniella Koh> at <98237297>.
(EA: 94C3609/ <R1655148>)


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree