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VP1, Senior Business Auditor, Internal Audit (Specialize in AML/CFT)

Posting Date:  10 Dec 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50350

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 Audit function is an independent internal audit team that provides objective assurance and consulting to improve and add value to the Group’s operations. We help the Group achieve its strategic objectives by adopting a systematic and disciplined approach towards evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participates/Leads audits and possesses comprehensive understanding of the AML/CFT in the financial institution.
  • Participates and help drive the adoption of data analytics to increase audit effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Well-versed in assessing business risks and controls, and is expected to recommend practical, business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices, as well as play an advisory role as subject matter expert.
  • Carry out effective engagements with senior management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of stakeholders. Able to carry out effective negotiations with various stakeholders where required.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement, political astuteness and sensitivity to cultural diversity.

Job Requirements

  • A recognized degree, with minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in the space of AML/CFT, either in a reputable financial institution,  consulting/law/auditing firms or government agency. 
  • Extensive knowledge with AML value chain, including onboarding and ongoing CDD, sanctions, transaction monitoring, STR reporting etc.  Prior hands on experience in AML/CFT is required for this role. Knowledge and understanding of various AML compliance Technology use/applications will be an advantage. 
  • Possesses sound understanding, knowledge and applications of AML/CFT risk management, best practices and methodologies.
  • Accreditation with relevant AML/CFT, Internal Auditor or Risk Management certifications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technology and data savvy, have strong aptitude and interest to learn and use data analytics and visualization tools.

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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