A Career with Hang Seng Bank
Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services.
We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.
Wholesale Banking FCC Manager
Financial Crime Compliance
Financial Crime Compliance roles are accountable for ensuring adequate controls are in place to manage financial crime risk.
They provide subject matter expertise for the purpose of setting policy, providing guidance and advising the businesses and functions on managing financial crime risk to ensure Hang Seng's compliance to both global and local laws, rules and regulations relating to financial crimes.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Wholesale Banking FCC Manager .
Role holders will carry out activities that will include most of the following :
A key role that has a broad remit and responsibilities for supporting Global / Regional / Country Head of FCC Wholesale Bank on providing oversight and management, of all aspects of Financial Crime Risk including impact analysis of regulatory changes, and driving coordination and execution of the various Financial Crime Compliance work streams and assurance, while ensuring alignment with Global Standards.
The role requires strong partnership with the Wholesale Bank business FCC team and Regional FCC teams, acting in concert with them to drive the implementation of policy arising out of Global Standards Committee as it applies to Wholesale Bank.
It will monitor and tack the regional progress of various work streams and initiatives underway which fall under the umbrella of Financial Crime Risk and Global Standards, provide policy advice related to Wholesale Bank products, services and clients, and ensure that the Financial Crime Compliance function is resourced adequately to address the risks associated with Global / Regional / Country Wholesale Bank business.
The role will also need assist Head of FCC Wholesale Bank to stay at the forefront of key regulatory changes to ensure proactive communication with business and develop appropriate policy and framework to manage the changes, particularly extra territorial changes.
It will be the Wholesale Bank go-to person for both Global Standards and Wholesale Bank work stream leads to ensure processes are coordinated and implementation risks and issues are considered and addressed.
The role is a critical forward looking role and requires strong partnership with business to drive and accelerate the execution of Financial Crime Compliance programmers that directly impact business performance.
This role is accountable for assisting head of FCC Wholesale Bank on the implementation of Financial Crime Risk Compliance policies in to the business and as such it will require close collaboration with various Risk and Wholesale Bank Business functions.
The role will also provide proactive assistance in identifying, assessing and containing AML, Sanctions and Anti-bribery & Corruption Risk;
fostering a compliance culture; optimising relations with regulators; and preserving the Bank's reputation in the marketplace by ensuring that our policies comply with the spirit and letter of the laws and regulations wherever we do business.
Assisting FCC Wholesale Bank Lead to ensure proactive approach is taken to identification of financial crime risk change and potential impacts on Wholesale Bank Business Model in region / Country
Development and continuous review for appropriateness of framework to monitor financial crime developments impacting on Wholesale Bank in region
Assisting FCC Wholesale Bank Lead to drive the regional implementation plans to quantify impacts and implement actions to address, manage and mitigate impacts of regulatory changes on Global Wholesale Bank.
Develop and implement as required AML, CTF, counter proliferation, anti-bribery / anti-corruption and sanctions policies and systems that ensure that Wholesale Bank's exposure to financial crime and reputational risks is managed, in a practical and effective manner, including efficient and reasonable deployment of resources and an understanding of the business operations and needs.
Establishes and implement global standards and strategic policies in region to ensure Wholesale Bank's exposure to current risks and emerging arising risk is managed appropriately, in a commercially focused and practical manner
Works closely with relevant ASP Financial Intelligence Unit and Business Financial Intelligence Units to manage Risk and Compliance matters
Assisting FCC Wholesale Bank Lead to reviews and assists in the effective deployment of the Financial Crime Compliance Assurance function in the region
Seasoned professional with 3 - 5 experience in risk & compliance roles, to include significant AML / CTF advisory roles
Extensive knowledge of AML / CTF regulations and guidance.
Significant experience in the financial services industry.
Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
Proven / Excellent leadership skills / ability.
Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills.
Ability to lead change, contributing to joining up with the other teams in Risk and Business at Country level
Experience of dealing with regulatory matters and confident interaction with Regulators.
Holder of professional qualification on AML / CFT (e.g. ACAMS, ICA, Associate AML Professional of HKIB) is preferred
Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes