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Compliance Analyst (US Private Banking)Robert Walters Hong Kong
  • Others
  • HK$30,000 - 35,000 /month (negotiable)
  • Posted on 17 Apr 2019
Compliance Analyst (US Private Banking)Robert Walters Hong Kong
Job Highlights
  • KYC know you customer CDD customer due diligence
  • Private Banking
  • Compliance operations
Job Description

Job Overview:

The Financial Crime Compliance Analyst will contribute to the APAC KYC team and report to KYC team manager based in Hong Kong. This is a 6-month contract with vision to extend.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting due diligence on prospective and existing Private Wealth Management clients to identify issues presenting potential legal, regulatory, sanctions or reputational risk, primarily utilising publicly available data sources, vendor reports and reviewing client documentation.
  • Escalating potential KYC issues to the KYC team manager and/or senior business management.
  • Documenting potential issues, mitigating factors and rationale for approval in the relevant systems.
  • Managing document retention in accordance with applicable AML regulation and firm policies.
  • Implementing applicable AML policies and procedures.
  • Collaborating closely with the global Anti-Money Laundering/Suspicious Activities Group, the Government Sanctions Group, the Anti-Bribery Group, the Electronic Communications Surveillance Group, and the Global Surveillance Group

Key Skills:

  • Strong analytical, investigative and risk assessment skills
  • Ability to prioritise demanding workflows, detailed-oriented and well organised
  • Ability to take ownership, work independently and yet still be team-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Fluency in English, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) and Bahasa Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel, and experience in external database searches, such as World Check, Factiva, and Lexis/Nexis

Company Overview:

Our client company is a top tier US investment bank with a global presence

Additional Information
Career Level
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Temporary
Company details
Robert Walters is one of the world's leading global specialist recruitment consultancies. The Robert Walters brand stands for innovation, vision and leadership in the global recruitment market.

Robert Walters specialises in permanent and contract recruitment across all industry sectors and all levels of seniority, and count the world's leading investment banks, multinational blue-chip commercial organisations and innovative SMEs as clients. Our international network and global brand presence, along with our unrivalled professionalism and specialist knowledge, ensure that we offer only the highest quality of service to both our clients and candidates.

Established in London in 1985, the Group now operates across 28 countries. Robert Walters' Hong Kong office specialises in accounting & finance, banking & financial services, human resources & business support, information technology, legal & compliance, sales & marketing, as well as supply chain, logistics & procurement.

An award-winning business, Robert Walters has a proven track record of providing high quality recruitment services, and our success is further endorsed by the many awards we have won over the years.

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