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MGR, Compliance Assurance Review, Compliance

Posting Date:  18-Mar-2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

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

The Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and conduct regulatory compliance reviews to assess level of compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines (AML/CFT as well as other non-AML/CFT regulations) mandated by local and overseas regulators such as Bank Negara Malaysia which may affect UOBM operations.
  • Provide assurance on compliance with AML/CFT, regulations and controls by examining and analyzing records including data analytics, reports, operating procedures and documentation as well as recommending corrective action plan to strengthen the internal controls.
  • Provide recommendation or resolution to issue(s) highlighted.
  • Communicate the compliance review findings by providing reports to the relevant stakeholders and senior management.
  • Track the progress of the corrective action plan and validate the resolutions.

Job Requirements

  • Min 3 - 5 years working experience in AML/CFT or Regulatory Compliance audit review. 
  • Master/Degree or professional qualification from recognized University.
  • A certification in at least Regulatory Compliance and/or AML/CFT areas.
  • Have knowledge in AML/CFT and/or Regulatory Compliance related regulatory requirements and latest updates on policy and guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint or other presentation software.
  • Have an experience in Data Analytic will be an added advantage.
  • Good technical knowledge on AMLCFT and regulatory compliance and industry compliance leading trends and issues. 
  • Very strong understanding of audit processes and review methods. 
  • Highly self-motivated and possess good skills in contributing the team.
  • Possess an inquisitive mind-set and a willingness to learn new things.
  • Ability to apply problem solving and decision making skills. 
  • Possess appropriate technical know-how in dealing and analysing data to facilitate review process / approach. 
  • Good writing and ability to present issues and propose resolution approaches to management.

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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