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MGR, Compliance Assurance Review, Compliance

Posting Date:  25 Jun 2024

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

  • The position reports directly to the Team Lead, Compliance Assurance Review and requires the incumbent to plan and perform compliance assurance review activities to ensure that the compliance initiatives and standards as approved by UOB Group and UOBM are effectively implemented across the Bank and properly documented.
  • To assist the team member in conducting compliance assurance reviews to assess level of compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines (covering AML, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery and Corruptions as well as other non-AML/CFT regulations) mandated by local and overseas regulators such as Bank Negara Malaysia which may affect UOBM operations;
  • To assist the team in providing assurance on compliance with regulatory requirements and effectiveness of internal control measures by examining and analyzing records, reports, operating procedures and documentation as well as recommending corrective action plan to strengthen the internal controls;
  • To assist the team in analyzing and gathering information during the review process including data analytics; and
  • To assist the team in ensuring adequacy of review documentation and records.

Job Requirements

  • Master/Degree or professional qualification from recognized University
  • Current knowledge of AML/CFT, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruptions and other Regulatory Compliance related regulatory requirements and latest updates on policy and guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint or other presentation software i.e. infographic.
  • Working knowledge / experience in Data Analytic tools i.e. Qlik sense, Power BI, Hue etc. will be an added advantage
  • Aware and have some knowledge on AML/CFT, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruption or Regulatory Compliance landscape as well as interested to learn more on latest development and updates on these areas i.e. industry compliance leading trends and issues;
  • Possess and interested in performing audit processes and review methods as well as interested in dealing with big data analytic;
  • Highly self-motivated and possess good skills in contributing to the team;
  • Possess an inquisitive mind-set and a willingness to learn new things;
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply problem solving and decision making skills; and
  • 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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