Based in the Hong Kong, this individual will be the key person of the International AML Team to support Ant Financial’s Alipay Hong Kong business.
We are looking to hire a detail-oriented, hard-working senior compliance professional to join Ant Financial. This person will work closely with regulators such as HKMA and JFIU, other AML team members, legal, risk management, data privacy and other legal / compliance professionals, as well as business and operation teams at Ant Financial.
The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, exercise good judgement, experienced in the relevant Anti-Money Laundering ( AML ), Counter-Terrorist Financing ( CTF ), and sanctions in payments or financial services industry, and with demonstrable ability to effectively and proactively engage and partner with the business in a fast-paced and engaging environment.
ResponsibilitiesAct as the focal point for the oversight of all activities relating to the prevention and detection of AML / Sanctions / CTF in Hong Kong.
Providing support / guidance to the senior management to ensure that AML / Sanctions / CTF risks are adequately identified, understood and managed, in particular to communicate key AML / Sanctions / CTF issues including significant compliance deficiencies.
Carry out risk assessment at the enterprise level and on products and services offered by Ant Financial in Hong Kong market.
Provide support and guidance to the Business Development team in relation to AML / Sanctions / CTF issues.Work with in-house AML product and technology team to select and implement relevant technology solutions.
Actively identify and report suspicious transactions by reviewing internal disclosures and act as the main point of contact with the Hong Kong regulators and law enforcement agencies.
Continuously develop and review the AML / Sanctions / CTF systems to ensure they remain up-to-date, meet current statutory and regulatory requirements and are effective in managing AML / Sanctions / CTF risks arising from the business.
Ensure AML / Sanctions / CTF staff training is adequate, appropriate and effective.Conduct due diligence review on strategic business partner and M&A target companies to evaluate potential AML / Sanctions / CTF risks.
Requirements : At least 10 years of relevant compliance, regulatory or similar experience.Strong regulatory compliance experience and demonstrable skills in AML, privacy and security, consumer protection and federal / state regulatory management.
Knowledgeable in fintech, payment systems, money transmitter licensing or similar legal and regulatory requirements in Hong Kong and Asia.
A team player and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple teams located in different jurisdictions and under strict deadlines.
Excellent project management skills and sound judgement. Self-starter with good attitude. Resourceful, adaptable and flexible in a highly engaging, demanding and rewarding environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in English required. Mandarin Chinese desirable. International banking or relevant financial institution work experience a plus.
or equivalent work or compliance and legal experience would be an advantage.