Senior Financial Crime Compliance Manager - Financial Crime Compliance


Technical Skills

  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Crisis Management
  • Due Diligence
  • Operational Risk
  • Wealth 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
  • Ensure ongoing maintenance of Financial Crime Compliance elements of compliance and desk procedures across Retail Banking and Wealth Management at the direction of Regional Head
  • Report up to Senior Management all material and significant breaches or potential breaches of Regulations and any significant cases of irreconcilable dispute with line management
  • Critically analyse the regulatory environment and identifying forward looking compliance and reputation risks and driving the development of strategies to eliminate or minimise risks
  • Engage with all regulatory and compliance matters and the management of operational risk 


  • Relevant professional qualification or graduate preferred
  • Thorough understanding of global cross border retail banking and wealth management business
  • Practical knowledge of broad range of retail banking and wealth management products and services
  • Experience of working in an international or global compliance function
  • Experience of managing cross border projects and undertaking functional reviews
  • Confidence to interact with the influential senior management within Head Office and the regional and local businesses
  • Excellent oral written communication and presentation skills interpersonal skills and dealing with executives at all levels
  • Ability to develop practical and cost effective solutions to complex global issues
  • Strong leadership skills to influence and motivate Compliance staff supporting retail banking and wealthier management business globally
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to enhance the commercial success of business as well as to educate the business appropriately
  • Possess the ability and drive to raise standards and make an impact on the business culture
  • Ability to operate with clear vision under stress in crisis management situations and operate effectively against uncertain and on unfamiliar ground
  • Native level Mandarin and English  
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
LanguageEnglish, Mandarin (Putonghua)
HSBCPrivate Banking and Wealth Management

1 Queen's Road Central, Central

directions_walk6 mins walk from Central Station