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Senior Officer, Name Screening, Group Retail

Posting Date:  11-Mar-2023

Singapore, Singapore

Company:  3677

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 Retail function provides Personal and Business Banking customers with financial solutions tailored to their needs. We help them manage their money wisely and meet their financial goals through an extensive range of products and services. These include deposit, insurance, secured and unsecured loans, investment and wealth advisory services.


Personal Financial Services

We design and provide products and services that empower our customers to enjoy greater banking convenience while they extract more value from their money. In particular, we are focused on promoting and developing healthy saving and investment practices across generations.

Job Responsibilities

You will be part of the PFS, Business Processes and Transformation AML/CFT- KYC Team. Your primary responsibility will be to name-screened UOB’s Customers as part of handling AML reviews (name screening).

Tasks involve:

  • Review Bank’s Customers’ Name against the System’s Watchlists.
  • Assign appropriate “result” as per pre-defined Operating “Values”.
  • Perform periodic and ad hoc AML reviews of Customers and checks in compliance with MAS Regulation Guidelines and internal written Operating Procedures.
  • Follow up with Customer-facing Bankers on the additional KYC info of Customers for escalated AML reviews.
  • Conduct reviews and analyze Customer’s Accounts for transactions trend, assess any further KYC information through public searches and any other available sources. Escalate unusual activity to GC and Support Units for exception handling.
  • Follow-up, review, analyze and perform case-level investigations of potential suspicious activity that is sent to the AML team.
  • Assist with ad-hoc AML/KYC related issues and participate in Departmental Projects when needed.

Job Requirements

  • Desk-bound, non-customer facing and no customer interaction, lots of reviews (checking and comparison) of written info.
  • Able to remain alert, performing repeatable function (data will differs), able to multi-task and cope with change and diversity in a fast-pace environment
  • Strong organization skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Meticulous, focused, analytical and commitment to meet timeline.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Team player, self-motivated and resourceful.

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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