Manager/ Senior Manager/ AVP, Governance & Controls, Institutional Banking Group COO Office

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Technical Skills

  • Analytics
  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Audit
  • Big Data
  • Compliance
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Control
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management

Job Description

Manager/ Senior Manager/ AVP, Governance & Controls, Institutional Banking Group COO Office

Location: Hong Kong

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for nine consecutive years from 2009 to 2017.


  • Initiate, manage, and facilitate timely completion & quality execution of governance & controls related initiatives/ tasks (e.g. AML/ KYC, Risk Management etc.) to ensure full compliance of policy and regulatory requirements 
  • Maintain high standard of excellence in handling internal customer queries in view of the stringent regulatory requirements 
  • Promote risk control cultures across IBG Segments and provide risk and control related trainings/ briefings 
  • Conduct control gap assessments/ trend analysis, and related risk monitoring 
  • Assist the team in identifying potential compliance and internal control issues, and monitor progress of required improvement actions 
  • Participate in developing tools, policies and processes relating to compliance and other ad hoc projects
  • Lead and manage internal audit engagements in relation to Institutional Banking Group in various areas, such as planning, risk assessment, status tracking and reporting
  • Conduct and support compliance/ customer profile and transaction review exercises 
  • Keep constant alert of business and compliance risks to ensure full compliance with the prevailing regulatory and internal requirements; and timely escalate, as and when situation warrants,  related issues to management for attention/action 
  • Maintain high standards of internal controls and drive consistency and common control standards across all business segments of Institutional Banking Group
  • Lead/ participate actively in the development and refinement of internal control and processes for enhancing internal operational efficiency and employee journey
  • Provide coaching to junior team members 
  • Lead/ participate in special ad hoc KYC/ AML projects and special reviews


  • University Degree with 4-10 years in banking industry (Candidate with less experience may be considered as Manager grade)  
  • Attentive to details, compliance and control oriented, diligent and proactive 
  • Extensive knowledge in AML/ KYC, compliance and local regulatory requirements 
  • Self-motivated, independent, with excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership with ability to work in a team environment
  • Good command of English and Chinese
  • Experience in AML transaction/ investigation/ compliance review is an advantage
  • Good data analytical skills (Knowledge in using and/or developing data governance/ analytics/ reporting tools/ big data (e.g. Qilkview) is an advantage) 

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese