head of compliance (payment) in Singapore

daniella koh, randstad
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about the company

Our client is an established Payments Institution on the hunt for a Head of Compliance / Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to help champion, implement and drive the compliance and anti-money laundering (AML/CFT) programme. As a pioneer member of the team, you will be an integral member to assist in the expansion of the local team.

about the job

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Build and develop the compliance framework and liaise with relevant stakeholders to get the organization ready to apply for the Payment Service Act (PSA) license
  • Act as the designated Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • Work with product and operations teams to develop policies, procedures and systems (such as KYC, AML, CTF) to create effective monitoring of controls
  • Provide sound, coherent and commercially minded advice and compliance support on all matters relating to the organization’s activities
  • Build strong regulatory relationships with MAS and other regulatory bodies in championing the adoption of best industry standards
  • Advise on the impact of laws and regulations on proposed business activities

skills and experience required

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant compliance/ AML experience from banks or payment institutions; experience in a fintech will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with MAS regulations and the local regulatory landscape, as well as prior experience dealing with MAS will be preferred
  • Good commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial flair

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