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Sr. Mgr / AVP - Anti Money Laundering

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Senior Manager / AVP - Anti Money Laundering


AML specialist (at least 3 years of Compliance / AML experience) is sought to assist the CCO  in Client & Transactional approvals, including Sanctions assessment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advice to Business on key requirements in accordance with AML & Sanctions policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance on assessment of AML risks eg. PEP, Adverse news, Tax risk, Sanctions etc., as well as mitigation of red flags.
  • Assist in approvals of Customer Due Diligence (CDD) files and Transactional Due Diligence (TDD) alerts, including assessment of Screenings & Sanctions hits.
  • Review and investigate unusual behaviour in post-transactions monitoring, including design & testing of system scenarios.
  • Provide feedback & training to Business & CDD processing analysts on focus areas.
  • Provide support to CCO on AML & Sanctions queries.
  • Any other related tasks such as conducting risk assessments, update of policy manuals, etc.

Person Specifications

(A) Competences

·    Prior experience in interpretation and application of AML laws & regulations, in particular recent developments from FATF recommendations.

· Knowledge and experience in Sanctions assessments & developments.

·     Ability to work independently in CDD and other AML monitoring and advisory activities.

·   The candidate must have excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport with the CDD processing teams & Business staff.

·   Knowledge of Wholesale Banking products and/or FATCA and/or CRS will be an advantage.

(B) Pre-requisites

·         University degree.

·         3 years of Compliance / AML experience.


PHP 2 M – 2.9M