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Compliance Assurance / Internal Audit SVP

Location: Singapore Salary: $200,000 - $260,000
Type: Permanent Contact: Hazel Rowe
Posted: 6 months ago

This newly created role is a great opportunity to move into Compliance assurance from internal audit within the Digital Banking space.

  • Establish and implement a robust compliance and AML assurance program to ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and internal policies and to effectively manage regulatory & licensing, AML /  Sanctions and privacy risks 
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of the compliance risk assessment methodology
  • Conduct forward-looking regulatory risk assessment periodically based on the methodology
  • Conduct compliance reviews, monitor progress of issues and drive remediation initiatives to address non-compliant areas
  • Utilize innovative compliance testing solutions including Data Analytics to increase value and reduce costs of compliance-related activities
  • Provide periodic assurance and review progress summary to senior management and stakeholders
  • Work closely with other internal functions and teams to ensure overall compliance with applicable regulatory and licensing requirements as well as to improve overall control environment and promote sustainable growth
  • Identify industry best practices and share insight with other Compliance Assurance teams on a regular basis

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in accounting, business or finance or equivalent work experience
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in regulatory audit / wholesale banking audit / IT audit, compliance and / or compliance assurance strongly preferred
  • Strong regulatory / compliance knowledge and skills. Strong ability to understand governance, processes and controls
  • Knowledge of banking, payment systems/services, fintech related regulatory requirements in Singapore
  • Effective negotiation skills, a proactive and no surprises approach in communicating issues, and strength in sustaining independent views
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently; ability to navigate a complex organization
  • Team player and ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines, and in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment
  • Experience in design and develop automation solutions and analytic tools for compliance testing / audit purpose is strongly preferred
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Mandarin Chinese.
Job posted by Hazel Rowe - Registration Number: R1114575