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Due Diligence Officer - Hong Kong

Hays Hong Kong
Posted 3 months ago In-Office Job Temporary HK$300k - HK$600k
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You’ll be working in the Financial Crime team in Hong Kong. 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.

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 in Hong Kong. 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.

 

Your expertise :

• at least 2 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 Cantonese with strong command of Mandarin preferred

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