• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 2019-03-18

Payment Screening Lead, Financial Crime Risk Operations Asia Pacific - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Full time
  • Hong Kong
  • 18 Mar 19

Payment Screening Lead, Financial Crime Risk Operations Asia Pacific - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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If you're looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities.

HSBC Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. HOST combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Payment Screening Lead, Financial Crime Risk Operations Asia Pacific.

Principal responsibilities
  • Represent Financial Crime Risk Operations, Payment Screening in various regional, country and Line of Business governance forums
  • Own and resolve escalations for the WOLF Payment screening and Client Experience Team in the region.
  • Be a single point of contact for all breaches and incidents in Transaction Screening Operations for the region. Establish effective relationships with appropriate stakeholders across Financial Crime Risk Operations, Lines of Business and functions. Liaise with the Regional Heads, Financial Crime Risk Operations, Line of Business and all WOLF business partners across Business lines in the region to implement actions to improve, manage and maintain agreed standards of performance, ensuring transparency and fostering a strong relationship.
  • Review, question and engage with key stakeholders to facilitate the resolution of differences in productivity and Management Information across countries
  • Indirect Management of Information Technology, Financial Crime Compliance and Operations and ensure effective delivery of key change programmes.
  • Drive optimization of the sanctions screening process, ensuring front office awareness.
  • Drive change to the operational processes based on feedback from the business and clients, working closely with global counterparts as well. Lead and support key initiatives that are part of the Financial Crime Risk Simplification Programme
  • Liaise closely with Financial Crime Compliance, Filter Management, Global lines of business and Operations to optimize the processes ensuring HSBC is fully compliant with all regulations and policies whilst maintaining client focus.
  • Support key initiatives within a challenging environment and to tight timeframes. Work effectively to deliver high levels of quality and accuracy required for this space.
  • Apply domain experience and strong product knowledge to support and evaluate business analysis tasks to contribute and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Should comfortable supporting multiple projects and work items simultaneously.
  • Ensure all WOLF functions, Filter Management, Quality Assurance, Operations and Risk are involved and engaged in change activities as well as any key stakeholders outside WOLF.
  • Work closely with the Asia Pacific Regional Operations team and contribute in deliverables beyond the Payment Screening remit. Be actively involved in all matters related to Asia Pacific Financial Crime Risk Operations and remain flexible to shoulder regional responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of sanctions screening and regulations and a clear understanding of their impact on financial transactions.
  • Fircosoft product knowledge
  • A high level of understanding of the construct and flow of SWIFT messages within a banking institution.
  • University degree in related field or commensurate practical experience
  • Background experience in HSBC or with global top tier Financial Institution, Programme Delivery and Process improvement
  • Good working knowledge of functional area in an operational or consulting capacity
  • Ability to develop cohesive working relationships with business partners
  • Ability to bring analytical rigor and structure to poorly defined problems
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, other languages an advantage
  • Strong awareness and sensitive to regulatory, business and operational risk.
  • Proven ability to manage large Operations team remotely in the Sanctions domain.
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Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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