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AVP - AML Operations Team, Legal & Compliance SectionMizuho Bank, Ltd
AVP - AML Operations Team, Legal & Compliance SectionMizuho Bank, Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Review the suspicious money laundering transaction
  • Be able to provide sanctions advisory
  • 3 years' experience in AML, preferably from FI

Job Description

Company Overview

Mizuho Bank, Limited has a long-term commitment to the Hong Kong market.   With a strong global connection and a workforce of over 600 staff in Hong Kong, Mizuho Bank, Limited, is able to help corporations in Hong Kong to expand their business worldwide.   Our clients comprise Japanese and non-Japanese corporations including PRC related ones, financial institutions, government and quasi-government organizations, etc.  We provide a full spectrum of corporate banking services to our customers including syndication loans, treasury, transaction banking, financial advisory, project finance, merger and acquisition, leveraged finance, structured finance, etc.


Why Mizuho

At Mizuho, we provide the stability of an international industry leader with the career trajectory of a growing business. Our steady, strategic growth gives our people at all levels rewarding degrees of responsibility and a richer work experience than a boutique firm or an established giant could offer alone.

It’s the local expertise of our employees that makes our global network so powerful. By collaborating with colleagues and clients who have your same ambition and drive, you can amplify your sphere of influence and base of knowledge as part of one of the largest—and growing—banks in the world.


About the Team

Legal & Compliance Section is responsible for the overall co-ordination of compliance related matter. It designs and carries out the compliance program. It also provide internal legal consultancy including draft and/or review the legal documents to be used in the branch.


Role requirements

  • To review and check day-to-day Anti-Money Laundering (AML) operations and leading in different system, review projects and assessment;
  • To review the checking result of suspicious money laundering transaction and clearance of sanction screening / counter terrorist financing (CFT) cases;
  • To review / revise and implement compliance policies and procedures based on latest regulatory requirements;
  • To provide information to senior management / Head Office on the operation and effectiveness of the company’s AML systems and controls;  
  • To assist in leading AML system projects and to help develop and implement AML training; and
  • To conduct institutional risk assessment.

Essential Functions

  • Comprehend laws and regulations and update changes and new development from time to time;
  • Implementation of effective AML program in different units of the branch;
  • Develops and carries out the training program;
  • Provides AML compliance advisory to colleagues.
  • Provides sanctions advisory and make recommendations.


  • We are looking for an individual who has mind-set to make improvements for higher productivity and performance;
  • Continuously acquiring necessary knowledge through day to day work and training, the individual should learn to work independently or in a team; and
  • The individual respects for and commits to high standards of business conduct and integrity in conducting operations, reporting and etc.

Work experience, education and skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Finance/ Business/ Law/ Accounting or related disciplines;
  • 3 years’ experience in AML, preferably gained from financial institutions; with exposure to corporate banking business would be an advantage;
  • Good understanding of Banking Products/ Operations especially Bills, remittance and cash/deposit transactions;
  • Familiar with HKMA AML Guidelines;
  • Knowledge of Sanctions Regime and PC skills – Excel, Words, PowerPoint, Unipath; and
  • Proficiency in English and Cantonese, fluency in Mandarin an advantage.



Please indicate your current and expected salary on CV for the application.


Mizuho Bank, Limited

Mizuho Bank Limited is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). The Mizuho group is a global financial services leader with offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Mizuho provides expertise in retail banking, corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, capital markets, and sales and trading, to help businesses develop and find new opportunities for growth. To learn more:

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Additional Information

Years of Experience
3 years
Employment Type
Full Time

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus