Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager - Financial Crime Compliance


Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Due Diligence
  • Risk Management

Job Description

Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager - 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 Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager.
Principal responsibilities
  • Responsible for the accountability for the collation of potential Anti Money Laundering breaches in country, review of the reporting made and appropriate escalation to Country Head of Financial Crime and Compliance and or Regional Lead.
  • Requires strong partnership with the Business team, local and regional Financial Crime and Compliance teams, acting in concert with them to drive the implementation of policy arising out of Global Standards Committee as it applies.
  • Monitor and track the progress of various work streams and initiatives underway which fall under the umbrella of Financial Crime Risk and Global Standards, provide policy advice related to products, services and clients, and ensure that the Financial Crime and Compliance team is resourced adequately to address the risks associated with the business.
  • Stay at the forefront of key regulatory changes to ensure proactive communication with business and develop appropriate policy and framework to manage the changes, particularly extra territorial changes.
  • Accountable for the implementation of Financial Crime Risk Compliance policies in to the business and as such it will require close collaboration with various Risk and other Business functions and also intersecting with and representing Financial Crime Compliance with senior business leadership.
  • The role is a critical forward looking leadership role and requires strong partnership with business to drive and accelerate the execution of Financial Crime Compliance programs that directly impact business performance.


  • A degree holder with strong experience in the area of Anti Money Laundering, Combating of Financing of Terrorism and Financial Crime Compliance in order to be able to exercise sound judgment in implementing various requirements
  • Leadership experience and a strategic thinker
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills, with experience of dealing with executives at all levels including the capacity to articulate the case for risk management and policy in the language of business
  • Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex issues
  • Significant experience in Risk and Operations Management together with business management, preferably from a frontline role in Commercial Banking
  • Experience of dealing with regulatory matters and confident interaction with Regulators 
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 LevelBachelor
HSBCPrivate Banking and Wealth Management

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