Global Investigations Unit - Compliance Analyst, AML, Manager / Assistant Vice President

Global Investigations Unit - Compliance Analyst, AML, Manager / Assistant Vice President

  • Primary Location: HK,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Compliance and Control
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17014155


The Analyst is responsible for reviewing the customer cases, reviewing associated alerts, conducting research, documenting the investigation, and providing initial recommendations and dispositions with supporting reasons for the dispositions of an AML investigation.
They must conduct sufficient research and/or review all supporting documentation as part of an escalation, to demonstrate that a reasonable effort was made to obtain and understand the information applicable to the entities/activities in the case and to document that effort in an end to end review and investigation of customer cases.
The  Analyst may also be called upon to participate in special projects and initiatives to support the regional and global GIU teams as necessary.


  • Graduate Degree from a recognized university (Accountancy, Banking, Business, Economics or Law) or Relevant professional qualification in financial services or audit.
  • Post Graduate Degree is a plus
  • Five (5) plus years** experience in reviewing customer transactions and information for potentially suspicious activity and performing AML related investigations
  • Five (5) plus years** experience in reviewing and approving Know Your Customer (KYC) files for complex banking products, performing analysis of customer information/transactions, and preparing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)/Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs)
  • Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering in Asia Pacific countries/territories, in addition to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), The USA Patriot Act, OFAC, FinCEN requirements, and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)/Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) requirements
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent research skills including experience with online research tools
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Able to multitask and complete projects on time
  • Proficiency in a foreign language is a plus
  • AML/Compliance/law enforcement backgrounds and/or internal candidates who can demonstrate a firm understanding of Citi AML policies, standards and procedures is a plus
  • (Remarks**: Suitable candidate with less experience (i.e. Three (3) plus years) may be considered for the appointment at 'Manager' level: GIU compliance analyst - AML)