Senior Manager Financial Crime Compliance Assurance, Asia Pacific - Financial Crime Compliance

Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)

Job Description

Senior Manager Financial Crime Compliance Assurance, 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 Senior Manager Financial Crime Compliance Assurance, Asia Pacific.
Principal responsibilities
  • To support enhanced oversight over the Region’s management of Financial Crime Compliance risk through development of and support for periodic functional reviews of Asia Compliance teams, in accordance with a risk based model and in support of Global Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance Assurance’s model. To plan, prepare, lead and report on such assurance reviews.
  • To take the complexity of the regulations on the one hand and the diversity of business and geographies within the Region as a whole and to achieve a balance between the demands of the regulators, external bodies and governmental initiatives and the Group’s shareholders and customers, being alive to the political, management, operational, regulatory and reputational implications of particular decisions and courses of action assisting senior management in development of controls and systems and influencing the way in which business is conducted in order to manage and monitor these risks.
  • To develop, manage and fulfill on a timely basis a schedule of functional assurance reviews of Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance teams in the region. The job holder will be expected to instruct and direct other members of the team and take decisions based on their knowledge and experience. When unsure, guidance should be sought from Asia Pacific Head of Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance Assurance. The jobholder is expected to act proactively and come up with ideas for enhancements to the team’s activities. Travel across the region will be required.
  • To carry out reviews of Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance functions in accordance with the planned review schedule
  • To provide Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance subject matter expertise and support for the Asia Pacific Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance Assurance Team, working with the team to identify adverse trends, poor controls and systemic risks.
  • Draft and issue reports of each functional review
  • Record and track the implementation of review recommendations
  • Produce Management information in relation to the reviews undertaken.
  • Successfully complete Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions training and post-course assessment, as required


  • Seasoned Compliance professional, preferably with experience in an assurance and monitoring role.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Extensive knowledge of conduct of business risk
  • Background in controls and control testing, either in audit or other control functions.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities effectively and proven ability to meet challenging deadlines
  • Tenacity to follow issues through to resolution.
  • Team player who focuses on delivery and continuous improvement.
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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Technical Skills

  • Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Audit
  • Compliance
  • Due Diligence
  • Training