The Senior Specialist Advisor is responsible for providing specialist regulatory advice, serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on specific regulatory topics such as embargos and fraud. They focus on some of the non-financial risk categories with specialist knowledge about the specific areas of regulation applicable and the design and implementation of associated controls. The Senior Specialist Advisor works in collaboration with regional management teams and other relevant regulatory functions. Where this role has people management responsibilities the Senior Specialist Advisor applies the correct risk monitoring tools (financial and non-financial) to establish stronger governance across the team.
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Additional Job Description
Details of the Division and Team:
Deutsche Bank benefits from having a highly experienced and dedicated Anti Financial Crime (AFC) function, which performs a crucial role in keeping DBs business operations and global financial services clean from financial crime while serving the interests of the bank and society. Our regional/global matrix structure allows for flexible responses to challenges in the core areas of: Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, Investigations & Intelligence, Monitoring & Screening, and Risk Assessment.
Our AFC Team will provide you with opportunities to learn, grow and define your career. We foster an open, diverse, and inclusive team culture, that is engaged and well-supported for prosperity and enjoyment of a life/work balance.
Your key responsibilities:
- Key member of the Business Line AFC (BL AFC) program supporting the IB Business across the APAC region, attending relevant client risk forums and working groups, and working closely with the Business and internal regional and global AFC units in onboarding, providing advice during the client life cycle.
- Provide AFC advice to the business on global cases, transactions and strategic product, client or other business initiatives and policy application, leveraging AFC subject matter experts
- Provide support to the Regional Head of Business Line AFC who acts as senior point of contact on regional client financial crime risk matters; work on action plans to address risks or control gaps
- Draft and help to distribute communications to stakeholders regarding AFC requirements due to evolving regulations, policies and best practices
- Create briefing materials and information and represent AFC where required, on business and risk committees, regular Business calls
- Define and Implement AFC procedures and Key Operating Documents, Define and Implement AFC Policies, Map Obligations to Policies
- Identify Required AFC Policy Dispensation (waivers/exemptions), Review & Approve Required AFC Policy Dispensation (waivers/exemptions), Review AFC Policy Dispensation (waivers/exemptions) and contribute to reviewing AFC Policy and procedures where necessary and make recommendations
- Providing client consultation and risk based escalation channels to the businesses while building and ensuring relationship management of key business stakeholders.
Your skills and experience:
- At least 12 years working experience within the banking sector with demonstrated experience in corporate or investment banking.
- Experienced in providing and advisory service on AFC related matters to the business on global cases, transactions and strategic product, client or other business initiatives and policy application, leveraging AFC subject matter experts.
- Strong understanding and application of relevant AFC, sanctions & embargoes and fraud-related regulations and legislation.
- Proven experience in stakeholder management – experience engaging with multiple stakeholders across various business lines locally, regional, and globally which include front office, and AFC stakeholders local and globally.
- Strong report writing and skills, including the ability to record and describe complex issues clearly and succinctly, in a way that are easily understandable by any recipient of the relevant reports.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet organizational and business needs
- Able to work under pressure, within tight deadlines and a proactive self-starter, solutions and results oriented as well as organized.
- Ability to operate well independently or within a team, the role holder will be required to build relationships within AFC and the wider business.
- Robust, credible and organizationally/politically savvy, with an ability to grasp complex issues quickly.
- Educated to university degree level or above
Role is required to be performed primarily on-site at the International Commerce Centre. Relevant health and safety requirements including your vaccination status apply.