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Posting Date:  22-Oct-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50738

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


  • Responsible for supporting the Compliance AML systems including customer screening system, transaction monitoring and payment screening systems in the development, implementation, including but not limited to, system processes, special projects, process improvement, and operations.
  • Responsible for supporting the Compliance AML systems include system upgrades and patches, validation/testing of customers/transactional data feeds into the appropriate AML systems, and testing of systemic transaction monitoring rule parameters and risk models.
  • Work cooperatively with the technical support team to develop, maintain, and update systems to ensure effective and appropriate usage. Identify changes and/or concerns in system functionality, conduct analysis to resolve issues, and recommend improvements.
  • Develop and maintains all necessary documentation to ensure thorough and complete documentation of systems configuration, policies and procedures.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of compliance application features and capabilities to provide technical and analytical support to the stakeholders within Compliance.
  • Complete ongoing user validation for systems access rights to ensure appropriate use and access by defined roles.
  • Data preparation for the regulatory reporting/ad-hoc reporting.

Job Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field with experience in systems administration, analysis, configuration
  • Minimum 1-2 year of experience pf relevant experience, with AML Compliance is preferred.
  • Good analytical, critical reasoning, and communication skills.
  • Experience with detections/rules testing and threshold tuning is a plus
  • Well versed with both verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with strong focus on attention to detail.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team-fostered, multi-tasking environment.

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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