deputy head of compliance/ mlro in Singapore

daniella koh, randstad
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Our Banking client is seeking a Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) / Deputy Head of Singapore Compliance to champion anti-money laundering (AML) risks and provide guidance and oversight to the compliance team. The objective is to protect the business against unnecessary risk and promote a strong compliance culture within the organisation while at the same time achieve business objectives.

about the job

Your job responsibilities involve:

  • Implementing an effective financial crime compliance programme to minimize the risk to the business and ensure adherence to any relevant Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions, Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) laws and regulations
  • Undertaking reviews of high risk customers, providing guidance on escalated matters, monitoring customer transactions and carrying out reporting or liaising with external authorities where necessary
  • Deputy the head of compliance and advise the business on all AML and compliance-related matters to ensure policies and standards are adhered to, as well as on new products/ businesses/ approvals
  • Providing guidance and training on compliance matters and actively participating in compliance projects
  • Continuously updating policies and procedures for the bank and partnering with regional and global branches to ensure alignment in standards
  • Enhancing compliance risk awareness by helping to embed a strong compliance culture at all levels

skills and experience required

  • Degree in Accountancy, Banking, Business or Law, or relevant professional qualification
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in an AML/ CFT or financial crime compliance or deputy compliance function within a Bank
  • Strong working knowledge of AML/ CFT/ TM and sanctions regulations
  • Familiarity with Securities & Futures Act (SFA) and related MAS regulations
  • Ability to work well and influence senior management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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