Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Execution Manager, Asia Pacific - Financial Crime Compliance


Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Audit
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Due Diligence
  • Formatting
  • Operational Risk
  • Quality Control
  • Report Writing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Training

Job Description

Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Execution Manager, Asia Pacific - Financial Crime Compliance

Location: Asia Pacific-Hong Kong-Kowloon-Tai Kok Tsui

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Financial Crime Compliance aligns current activities within Global Risk and helps to build these into a more integrated framework to conduct Customer Due Diligence which enables HSBC to manage financial crime risk more effectively. It builds stronger controls to improve the way Financial Crime Compliance risks are managed in order to spot gaps as well as trends so that the team can take action. It proactively gathers and analyses financial intelligence in a smart way so that suspicious transactions, activities or connections can be identified and we can adequately protect our customers from the threat of financial crime.
We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Execution Manager, Asia Pacific.
Principal responsibilities
  • The Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Execution Manager supports the Regional Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Lead Asia Pacific and assists in the review, management and implementation of Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment in the region.
  • The role involves assisting the regional coordination of the Risk and Strategy initiatives, such as Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment risk model management and execution activities, serve as a regional focal point to provide guidance and a conduit for feedback from regions, monitor business and in country progress of the programme, report and escalate on issues throughout the execution of the programme whether such issues are compliance specific or related to delays and deficiencies in meeting the programme plan.
  • Enterprise wide Risk Assessment
  • Primary objective is to enable the bank to assess its exposure to Financial Crime Compliance risks and controls relating to anti money laundering and Sanctions roles across the organisation.
  • Key strategic driver of the anti-money laundering Risk Management Framework, taking input from the Global Risk Assessment Model and the control environment to provide an assessment of the Bank’s anti money laundering and Sanctions position stated Risk Appetite.
  • It enables senior management to set the strategic direction of the function, allocate resources and drive operational processes. Executing the risk assessments is a major undertaking of the business and compliance participants. Close coordination is critical to finishing the assessment in a timely manner and achieving optimal results. The integrity of the results is critical for regulators and for business stakeholders who will use the risk assessment information to make strategic decisions.  Integrity is achieved through an independent review and challenge of the results. 
  • In addition, the results from the Enterprise wide risk assessment identify control gaps and emerging risks which will drive risk measurement indicators for management of compliance risks.
  • Assists in the execution of the annual Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment exercise for all countries and entities within the Region
  • Performs oversight to ensure the Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment is applied consistently across all countries and entities and businesses in terms of methodology, data collection, data analysis and report writing
  • Performs a quality control of the Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment results
  • Reports Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment results and actions to Regional Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Lead for onward communication to senior regional management in Financial Crime Compliance and Central Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment Team
  • Ensures all necessary global and regional governance requirements are met in relation to the Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment
  • Collection of information using a standardised electronic format
  • Challenge and analysis to ensure actions are appropriate in relation to risks identified
  • Follow up with all countries and entities within the region on execution of Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment action plans
  • Supporting countries with review of draft country reports and providing guidance thereon
  • Reports and escalates significant compliance risks
  • Agree and assist the monitoring of the adherence to relevant elements of Financial Crime Compliance policies.
  • Successfully complete Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions training and post-course assessment, as required


  • Experience in one or more risk compliance roles, ideally to include Financial Crime Compliance risk model experience.
  • Experience in running regional enterprise risk assessments preferable
  • Significant experience in the financial services industry.
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to lead and participate as delegate on working groups at Regional and Global level
  • High level of drive and motivation to ensure the successful delivery of the annual risk assessment and ongoing momentum to ensure the execution of action plans
  • Experience and understanding of dealing with regulatory matters
  • Experience in leading model validation work in a complementary discipline.
  • Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex issues
  • Prior exposure to an operations and a control environment such as audit or operational risk 
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.
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Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
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