Assistant Sanctions Manager - Financial Crime Risk

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • HSBC
  • 22 Sep 18 2018-09-22

Assistant Sanctions Manager - Financial Crime Risk

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Financial Crime Risk is a Global Function that brings together all areas of financial crime risk management at HSBC and is dedicated to implementing the most effective global standards to combat financial crime. The function has been set up in a way that enables us to build on our achievements in managing financial crime risk effectively across the bank and continue to strengthen financial crime detection, anti-money laundering, sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Assistant Manager, USD Screening Sanctions.

Principal responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for supporting USD Sanctions Screening team lead and managers on Trade, Economic and Financial Sanctions, including sanctions programs administered by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control, United Nations, European Union and Treasurys Financial Sanctions, and global risk management framework to meet legislative and regulatory requirements on a regional basis.
  • Responsible and accountable to review, manage, investigate and adjudicate sanctions related level 3 alerts escalated from to Financial Crime Compliance USD Sanctions Screening Team on a daily basis to ensure compliance with HSBCs Sanctions Policy, applicable legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for supporting Senior Sanctions Manager to monitor and perform alert management and adjudication. For instance, maintenance of proper documentation for audit trial, conduct alerts adjudication at Financial Crime Compliance USD Sanctions Screening to ensure compliance with the HSBCs Global Sanctions Policy.
  • Support any ad hoc and special projects as directed by the Team lead and manager of Financial Crime Compliance USD Sanctions Screening team.
  • Responsible for supporting the Team lead and manager of Financial Crime Compliance USD Sanctions Screening team to ensure governance and controls in place as regards alerts adjudications in Financial Crime Compliance USD Sanctions Screening to mitigate risk.
  • Flexibility, that is willingness and ability to adapt to changes in procedure, responsibility, or assignment.
  • Discharges the Compliance Officers accountabilities set out in the Compliance Officer Handbook by pro actively assisting management in identifying and containing compliance risk, monitoring, reporting and certification, fostering a compliance culture and optimizing relations with regulators.
  • Work effectively with relevant stakeholders in HSBC to ensure consistency across the Financial Crime Compliance functions.
  • Provide quality advice from Financial Crime Compliance sanctions perspective to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Seasoned professional with experience in one or more risk compliance roles in the financial services industry, ideally to include Sanctions experience.
  • Working knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance.
  • Detailed oriented, take ownership of tasks and have an end to end process mind-set
  • Understanding or relevant exposure of the SWIFT message is an advantage.
  • Understanding of the HSBC Group structure, its corporate culture preferred.
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues.
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in financial crime investigation
  • Demonstrate ability to lead change, contributing to joining up with the other teams in Risk and Business globally
  • Experience of dealing with regulatory matters and confident interaction with Regulators.
  • Will rotate and work on public holidays where compensation leaves will be given

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Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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