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Assistant Vice President/MGR, AML Governance, Group Asset Management

Posting Date:  04-Jan-2022
Location: 

SG

Company:  UOB Asset Management Ltd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

UOB Asset Management Ltd is a leading Asian asset manager with award-winning investment expertise in fixed income and equities. Headquartered in Singapore, we offer global investment management expertise to individuals, institutions and corporations from a regional network spanning Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan and beyond. Our comprehensive product suite includes innovative solutions covering retail unit trusts, exchange-traded funds and customised portfolio management services.

Job Responsibilities

The incumbent will be part of the AML Governance team which overseas all KYC/AML matters affecting UOB Asset Management Ltd. The Individual will act as an AML Partner for UOB Asset Management Ltd and will be required to work closely with the Head of AML Governance to identify AML risk and foster a culture of Compliance within Asset Management.

  • Ensure that the AML/KYC program, applicable local Singapore laws and regulatory requirements are duly and effectively implemented in the Company
  • Perform KYC review on new and existing customers (including trigger event) in accordance to the Company's policy and ensure that the KYC master list is ket up to date
  • Review alerts flagged by name screening system to determine whether it is a true/false hit
  • Ensure that the alerts are timely reviewed and reported to Head of AML Governance when needed
  • Perform monthly transaction monitoring to ensure that there are no suspicious transactions. where needed, assist in independent review or assist in UAR filing
  • Assist in the queries from Business Development, AML Ops, Compliance, etc
  • Identify issues and propose feasible solution relating to AML/KYC to Head of AML Governance
  • Update and maintanenace of KYC assessment checklist in accordance to Group AML policy.

Job Requirements

  • Recognized university degree with at least five years’ relevant experience in Anti-Money Laundering
  • Experience in AML advisory, FATCA, CRS and Asset Management will be an advantage
  • Proficiency skills using MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and particularly on MS Excel VBA/Macro coding
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with colleagues, team and external parties of all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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