head of compliance, bank in Singapore

daniella koh, randstad
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about the company

A leading Asian Bank is on the look out for their next Head of Compliance. As a senior leader of the team, your role would be to partner with senior management in developing and establishing strong internal controls and an effective compliance programme in adherence with industry standards, laws, and regulations.

about the job

  • Establish and continuously maintain relationships with local regulators, internal and external auditors and lawyers, and be the subject matter and escalation point for all AML and compliance-related matters

  • Pro-actively advise and service the Banking business on all AML and regulatory matters to ensure compliance with local and group requirements
  • Work closely with senior management and internal stakeholders on business proposals and advise accordingly on the release of new products and services
  • Formulate, implement, and update compliance manuals as per required
  • Identify regulatory risks and manage the risk appetite of the bank
  • Carry out AML duties and report to the relevant authorities upon investigation or when necessary
  • Conduct in-depth training for all staff of the bank and raise overall compliance awareness and standards across the organisation

skills and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience in Compliance roles within Banking
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong people management expertise
  • High proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is required to liaise with Chinese-speaking stakeholders in Head Office who predominantly converse in Mandarin
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business standards, policies and procedures in a financial/banking 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