BNP Paribas

Assistant Manager, Business Management & Data Quality, Due Diligence, Hong Kong

BNP Paribas
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Job Description

Assistant Manager, Business Management & Data Quality, Due Diligence, Hong Kong

Location: HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong

Position Purpose
  • Within BNP Paribas Hong Kong, the Due Diligence Team’s (DDT) objectives is to be the sole interface for clients going through the KYC due diligence onboarding or recertification process.
  • The team supports the Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) business which encompasses diverse métiers and products.
  • The team are responsible for 3 main activities:
    • Prioritization of on-boarding with additional focus on Tier 1 potential clients
    • Coordination of the whole process (Risk, Legal, Systems) and production of the KYC (Collection, Confirmation, and most importantly, analysis)
    • This team are also responsible for recertification, annual review, process
Key Responsibilities


The responsibilities of this role will be diverse and varying, reliant on work required for action:

  • Assist in the production of accurate and timely management meeting packs, reports and analytics used to identify and monitor key control issues and areas of focus
  • Assist to define, implement & oversee internal control policies and processes to mitigate DDT’s key risks, and ensure that KYC processes performed by CIB Due Diligence team complies with the requirement of local add-on policies and Group procedures
  • Lead and facilitate operational risk and control assessments within DDT APAC teams, and ensure any issues are escalated as appropriate
  • Work closely with other support functions to resolve operational risk and control issues, and provide training, advice and guidance to DDT colleagues across the region in respect to risk mitigation & control measures
  • Act as a contact point for Compliance/ Audit/ Control and Regulator, and assist the Head of Due Diligence APAC and Head of Business Management & Data Quality to coordinate Internal/ External Audit and regulatory activities and submissions for DDT and ensure that DDT as a whole complies with all local, HKMA principles and various regulations as well as internal policies as applicable
  • Contribute to the review, standardization and rollout of regional policies/ procedures, KYC processes and systems as required (e.g.: in accordance with any policy update or system change etc), and work with relevant internal stakeholders to minimize impact and ensure smooth integration
  • Keep abreast with current compliance / AML regulations and KYC procedures, and keep management updated on any significant changes or issues
  • Assist to promote and lead best practice in risk and compliance management
  • Coordinate with the offshore team and provide guidance where appropriate to resolve any quality  and procedural issues
  • Provide effective back-up support to other team members as and when required
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as directed by manager
  • Provide guidance and coaching to junior team members and contribute towards the optimization of team efficiency
  • Deputize for the Head of Business Management & Data Quality as and when required
  • Potential business trip to other APAC countries as and when support is required


Specific Qualifications Required
  • University graduate, preferably with at least 5 years relevant work experience
  • Prior experience in operational risk management/internal audit / KYC / AML within financial institutions would be an advantage
  • Well-developed interpersonal, problem-solving and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to produce accurate and quality work under tight deadlines and minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Able to lead, coach and advise more junior team members
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Professional Qualifications

  • Reports and Analytics

Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Audit
  • Compliance
  • Due Diligence
  • External Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Control
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Operational Risk
  • Training