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AML Assistant Manager (Bilingual-Mandarin)

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Administration / Corporate Services

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Client Overview:

Client Overview:
Discover amazing career opportunities with a company that is all about helping people achieve their dreams and aspirations!

Our client is a leading insurance and wealth and asset management group with global headquarters in Canada, operating regionally in Asia and the United States that 35,000 employees across the globe. Its global shared service centre in Quezon City and Lapu – Lapu City provides administrative, finance, investments, analytics, professional services, support, contact centre and information technology services to companies around the world and puts the customers at the forefront.

The company aims to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals.

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Job Description and Qualification:

General Description:

The AML Assistant Manager provides second pass review for the Business Unit SIP/SIE escalated by the first pass. He or she will also conduct Enhanced Due Diligence for the Business Unit. The EDD team is responsible for providing comprehensive research on high-risk individuals and entities. The team ensures that potential clients/distributors are not at risk for money laundering activities. It is the AML Assistant Manager responsibility that these tasks are fulfilled in a timely manner.

  • Conduct second pass review of all escalations from first pass SIP/SIE name scanning.
  • Responsible for monitoring 1st level review results.
  • Assist in performing KYC and client onboarding related compliance checks and monitoring.
  • Perform due diligence and payment monitoring activities on system-generated alerts.
  • To coordinate with Compliance and Operations teams for escalation / reporting as required.
  • Conduct enhanced due diligence investigations consistent with the Company AML policy and EDD procedures.
  • Communicate with the company's Regional Compliance for any customer activities and trends that could indicate potential money laundering or terrorist financing
  • Performs account/transaction research as needed.
  • Prepare and complete the EDD template for business unit review, including accurate narratives that will help the business make risk-based decisions.
  • Performs compliance tasks and deals with compliance issues, typically surrounding documentation, reporting, etc. May assist in monitoring regulatory issues. Follows established guidelines and procedures
  • Responsible for providing updates to the business once the ideal turnaround time had lapsed
  • Submit EDD reports that follows the procedures on the EDD process guide

  • University degree particularly in Finance, Economics, and Management
  • Proven leadership skill and stakeholder management. Ability to communicate with Senior Leadership
  • Solid AML experience in Finance / Insurance Industry
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; able to read and spoken Chinese (Mandarin) is preferable
  • Experience with surveillance systems is an advantage (e.g. LexisNexis Bridger, Fiserv)
  • Able to handle a high volume of work and multi-task while maintaining accuracy
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written skill
  • Negotiating skills
  • Highly developed communication & relationship skills
  • Amenable to work on a morning shift.
  • Amenable to work in Diliman, Quezon City.