Job Overview

Senior Manager - AML

Location: Hong Kong Salary: $competitive
Type: Permanent Contact: Tara Robinson
Posted: about 1 year ago

Global consulting firm, who provide clients with commercial and financial expertise in the areas of fraud and misconduct investigations, anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance services, fraud risk management, forensic technology and corporate intelligence services, are looking to hire experienced leaders to their Hong Kong team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead teams to provide high-quality, professional day-to-day execution of compliance or internal control engagements and projects in line with the firm's risk management practices for clients across a wide range of industries
  • Lead AML compliance reviews, health checks and KYC remediation engagements / lead more complex engagements
  • Lead the team in overall AML and sanctions related - gap assessments, compliance monitoring and assist in delivering training
  • Develop and improve AML policies and procedures
  • Perform engagement planning, supervise scheduling, coordination and administration of engagements
  • Identify control / performance improvement opportunities for clients and communicate findings to the person in charge of the project; provide advice and guidance to client on options to satisfy regulatory expectations
  • Take responsibility for supervising small teams in engagements
  • Produce quality working papers, review/revise work and take lead in drafting reports and proposals
  • Have solid experience in the area of anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions investigations
  • Assist with the development of new AML services opportunities to address market demands and grow a pipeline of new opportunities
  • Take a proactive role in creating market demand for AML services, proactively identify pull through opportunities and raise internal and external awareness on AML and sanctions
  • Take a proactive role in developing the knowledge base of AML within the team and assist with the development of in-house expertise
  • Assist with the management of budgets, cost-control and reporting any exceptions
  • Maintain professional and positive client interactions
  • Contribute to personal and overall team development, through staying up-to-date with AML related news and regulatory developments
  • Potential of travel to China and other countries in the APAC region, project-dependent

Experience & qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years’ relevant experience in an advisory firm (Big 4, mid tier or general consultancy) or AML function at a financial institution. Candidates with less than 8 years of experience will be considered for the manager position.In-depth technical and practical knowledge of AML and sanctions
  • A degree holder, with an accounting or compliance background and professional accounting preferred.
  • Preferably a certified anti-money laundering specialist but not essential
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills, self motivation and possess an enquiring mind
  • Strong management and people skills
  • Fluent in both written and oral English and Mandarin / Cantonese
  • Proficient in use of MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint