Job Description

  • Designated individual responsible for local AML and Sanctions compliance in the country

  • Manages and oversees the local GFCC Malaysia team on the following day-to-day responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement AML procedures and processes in partnership with the CIB and CB LOB to comply with the Firmwide and Country AML Program and Standards
    • Ensure key deliverables like country AML initiatives and AML/KYC procedures to drive country consistency (e.g. Country Appendix X)
    • Communicate any changes in the AML Program and related procedures to the respective lines of business as well as all employees within the booking location
    • Review and approve AML/KYC referrals from various functions (e.g. GFCC KYC Advisory, CB Policy, WCOB, LOBs)
    • Review and assess if STR needs to be filed and submitted on AML investigations from referrals LOBs and related cases etc
    • Ensure timely management of local sanctions referrals and cases
    • Manage Regulator or Law Enforcement requests for information in a timely manner
    • Handle internal, external audit reviews and regulatory exams on AML/KYC
    • Complete and provide Country input to AML/CFT risk assessments
    • Provide ongoing training to LOBs and WCOB/CB Policy within the country
    • Provide support on periodic/independent AML/KYC testing
    • Attending country-specific GFCC governance meetings with Chief Compliance officer (as needed) as well as regional GFCC forums
    • Support Chief Compliance Officer in all other regulatory matter as appropriate.
    • Ensure prompt completion of ad hoc deliverables as needed

  • Financial industry experience at a bank, regulatory agency or law firm, including specific AML-related and/or product experience. 
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Malaysia AML legislation  and the regulatory environment, preferably with banking and/or markets focus
  • Research and analytical skills with the ability to decipher higher risk attributes (e.g., transactional, geographical, product, customer type) and disposition appropriately.
  • Strong problem solving ability, capable of working under minimum supervision.
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Undergraduate degree.  Advanced degree desirable.




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