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Manager - KYC Analyst, AML/CFT Operations

Posting Date:  11-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

  • Perform KYC to ensure completeness and in compliance UOBM’s AML/CFT requirement upon obtaining required documents from customers.

  • Contact and follow up with corporate clients to obtain required documents as and when necessary.

  • Provide advisory to BU/RM in completing their Know Your Customer / Customer Due Diligence and on information to obtain from customers to ascertain if an activity, e.g. wire payment, is suspicious.

  • Assist in the escalation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Countering of Terrorist Funding (CFT) and Sanctions related issues to Country Compliance.

  • Review and perform quality assurance checks on Know Your Customer / Customer Due Diligence and on-going reviews completed by BU/RM.

  • Ensure Scheduled Ongoing Review is completed within timeline and ensuring that there are no overdue in review.

  • Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained for any exceptions or deferment as stipulated in UOBM’s AML/CFT guidelines.

  • Perform monthly reporting as and when required by Group Client Fulfillment & Services, Country Compliance and/or any other parties.

  • Upon KYC completion, request to be sent GCIF team to update NRD date, risk rating & archiving all related KYC document in EWF system.

  • Assist on others tasks such as project and remediation as assigned by Head CFS-AML/CFT where required.

Job Requirements

  • Recognised degree and with good command in English

  • At least 3 years of KYC/CDD experience in banking industry

  • Resourceful and meticulous with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-driven and a team player with strong interpersonal skills

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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