Senior Sanctions Manager Asia Pacific - Financial Crime Compliance


Technical Skills

  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Due Diligence
  • Quality Assurance

Job Description

Senior Sanctions 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 Senior Sanctions Manager Asia Pacific.
Principal responsibilities
  • Responsible for Regional Compliance with the Policy
  • Responsible for oversight of country level compliance and any local regulations within the Region
  • Understanding, Managing and responding to any policy deviations with robust reporting in place along with management of any dispensations, through Functional Instruction Manuals, where the Policy cannot be adhered to
  • Provide oversight and advice on the Sanctions True Match process throughout the region
  • Responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of the Policy and retains oversight of any changes to the Policy whilst ensuing process and procedure guides accurately reflect Policy updates
  • Oversight of Regional Management Information and Quality Assurance activities
  • Liaise with Regional Head of Sanctions in matters referring to Financial Intelligence Unit, Regional Regulatory Affairs and Regional Legal to identify Sanctions themes, trends and emerging legislation
  • Identify, impact assess and oversee regional compliance with Policy, global Sanctions regulatory changes and country level compliance with local regulatory changes
  • Oversee creation of Regional supplements where required
  • Review and submit for approval Policy and Customer dispensations and act as Regional Subject Matter Expert in relation to dispensations


  • Risk professional with experience in one or more senior risk compliance roles with Sanctions experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance
  • Significant experience in the financial services industry
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues
  • Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills
  • Ability to lead change, contributing to joining up with the other teams in Risk and Business within Region
  • Experience of dealing with regulatory matters and confident interaction with Regulators
  • Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex issues
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Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
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