Sanctions Investigations Officer - Financial Crime Compliance

Full Time
Tai Kok Tsui
Junior (less than 3 years)

Job Description

Sanctions Investigations Officer - Financial Crime Compliance

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

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If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential.
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 Sanctions Investigations Officer.
Principal responsibilities
  • Provide full support for the Regional Sanctions team in ad hoc duties and handle all administrative duties, including business travel arrangement, diary and calendar management
  • Assist in coordinating Trainings.
  • Prepare and coordinate the filing of all routine internal and external reports and documents.
  • Handle daily calls and inquiries and respond independently to routine issues and questions
  • Handle ad hoc issues as assigned
  • Maintain HSBC internal control standards, implement and observe Group Sanctions Policy and maintain awareness of operational risk and minimize the likelihood of it occurring.


  • Form Five graduate or above and preferably with some work experience
  • Good interpersonal skills and numerical sense
  • Pleasant telephone manner and fluent in spoken English
  • Good English typing skill as well as proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to adapt to a wide range of work procedures and operational guidelines
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and work under a tight schedule and pressure
  • Strong organizing and coordination skills 
You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.
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Technical Skills

  • Answering Telephones
  • Due Diligence
  • Filing
  • Internal Control
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Operational Risk
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Typing