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Due Diligence Officer

UBS Hong Kong
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Your role
Do you have sharp analytic skills? Are you a stickler for getting things right? We are looking for someone like that to:
• conduct enhanced due diligence on high risk client on-boarding requests, including identification and assessment of any financial crime risks, reputational risks and the plausibility and corroboration of source of wealth
• liaise confidently with the front office staff, KYC teams and colleagues in business lines to coordinate the assessment and provide a final decision
• conducting enhanced due diligence on newly higher risk clients at least quarterly, including review of the account activities and assessment of any financial crime risks and reputational risks that are emerged in the existing relationships
• communicate decisions to Business Heads on whether the relationships can be retained or terminated amid change of risk level in structural and detailed manner
• provide subject matter expert advices to Business on financial crimes topics arisen at on-boarding stage and during client life-cycle
• review the way financial crime policies and procedures are executed at various stages in the client life-cycle to ensure adherence to applicable KYC and Financial Crime due diligence standards
• report any findings and following them through to resolution
• working both within the financial crime team and the business to deliver on strategic projects and commitments

Your team
You'll be working in the Financial Crime team mainly in Hong Kong as well as possibly other locations in APAC. We offer an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of mutual respect and teamwork and the opportunity to play a vital role in our growth.

Diversity helps us grow, together. That's why we are committed to fostering and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It strengthens our business and brings value to our clients.

Your expertise
You have:
• at least 9 years of relevant experience
• a good understanding of the compliance issues and private banking industry
• good general knowledge of relevant AML regulations in key jurisdictions in Asia including Hong Kong and Singapore. Other Compliance knowledge and experience a plus
• a collaborative approach to achieving goals, ready to take initiatives, actively share information, and be willing to undertake a variety of roles within Financial Crime team as required
• an ability to build and sustain strong relationships with business staff and management and with colleagues in the team, locally, regionally and globally
• good Microsoft Office skills. Knowledge of monitoring systems a plus

You are:
• able to critically challenge the status quo with an independent mindset
• reliable and resilient (challenging situations and conversations don't scare you)
• fluent in English and Mandarin

About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?
Job ID  296844BR
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