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Manager, AML/KYC, Client Fulfillment & Services

Posting Date:  17-Mar-2023

Hong Kong

Company:  UOB Hong Kong

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 Wholesale Bank function operates a dynamic business model that provides financial services and solutions to help our clients achieve their strategic business objectives. Our mission is to become the premier-provider of banking services and solutions for Asia-based commercial banking companies (small medium enterprises), large corporations, financial institutions as well as multinational corporations. Our coverage teams work in full alignment with specialised teams across Transaction Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets and Group Retail to deliver seamless solutions to our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform end-to-end KYC reviews from client outreaches to building KYC profiles that are compliant with the Bank’s AML/CFT policies and procedures as well as regulatory requirements
  • Act as a team deputy and CDD subject matter expert, providing guidance to junior staff
  • Serve as a point of contact to clarify policies/procedures with relevant stakeholders including relationship managers, compliance teams and clients
  • Ensure approvals as stipulated in the AML/CFT policies and procedures are obtained
  • Ensure timeliness of CDD review and within prescribed SLA
  • Rectify deficiencies identified by Group Audit, Risk, Compliance, Regulators, or self-assessment
  • Escalate suspicious / key AML risk identified to the appropriate personnel (e.g. Head of AML / KYC control team, Head of CFS, BU Heads, AML Compliance) where applicable
  • Support any review and process improvement initiative pertaining end-to-end CDD process and control streamline to improve productivity and control efficiency & effectiveness
  • Work with internal stakeholders, such as Local Compliance, to update procedure manual as needed
  • Other duties to be assigned by the CFS Management Team

Job Requirements

  • Degree holder in Business Administration/ Finance or related Banking discipline
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in client due diligence or on-boarding process covering wholesale banking clients
  • Strong skillset and in-depth knowledge of KYC CDD requirements for client onboarding and on-going KYC review
  • A strong team player who is self-motivated, disciplined and open-minded; engaging and with eagerness to drive new initiatives and defend what is believed to be right
  • Good command of written and verbal communications, in English and Cantonese
  • Strong mind set of rendering quality service attitude
  • Holder of Certificate of Associate AML Professional (AAMLP) or equivalent is a plus
  • Certified ECF qualification is preferred.

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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