VP, Anti-Money Laundering - Fast Expanding State Owned Investment Bank
About the Company
Our client is a prominent state owned investment bank with an extensive portfolio in the Greater China region. With an ambitious expansion plan, they are currently recruiting a VP level specialist in AML function to join this fast expanding team in Hong Kong.
About the Role
Reporting to the Head of Legal & Compliance, you will lead a team of 2 and be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive AML programme. You will ensure the programme designed is aligned with regulatory requirements as well as the company's business objectives, whilst handling any escalated AML matters and advise business units on appropriate action points. You will maintain the communications to senior management team on any relevant AML regulatory changes that could potentially impact the business and identify any key problems related to AML, economic sanctions and/or terrorist financing and provide relevant solutions.
The ideal candidate will have 6+ year's experience within AML function gained from a state-owned bank or securities firm. You will have sound knowledge of SFC Laws and HKMA regulations, good experience and knowledge with investment banking workflow. You will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills; fluency in written and spoken Chinese will be essential.