Compliance Manager

Job Description
  • The role is responsible for implementation of Compliance and AML/CFT program and managing the full range of matters related to compliance, governance, AML/CFT, compliance risk assessment, STR related investigations and compliance/AMLCFT training.
  • The compliance Officer reports to the CEO and General Counsel Singapore on on-going compliance status and on any findings of infringements and its recommended actions.
  • The Compliance Officer provides regulatory advisory relating to BNM guidelines to all compliance related enquiries form business units/ member offices.
  • Compliance Officer acts as Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to submit Suspicious Transaction Report (STR) to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
Job Responsibilities

Company Regulatory Compliance and AML/ CFT

  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws, regulation and guideline in particular AML/CFT, KYC, PDPA, CRS and anti-bribery, as well as their implementation across the Company
  • Ensure proactive and timely identification, assessment, advice and dissemination of evolving regulatory change/ practices throughout the Company across the region (with a focus on Malaysia)
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with relevant regulators and authorities and proactively engage with them, in particular connection with reporting, review finding, and implementation of corrective measure to migrate any identified risks
  • Continuously assess compliance risk and recommend measure to address them
  • Conduct internal compliance reviews on client due diligence/ KYC in accordance with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations and policies
  • Update and implement the Group compliance policies, manuals, procedures, systems and control mechanisms in line with current compliance regulations and best practices
  • Establish, enforce and maintain effective processes (Including training and development of appropriate supporting tools) to ensure that compliance policies, procedures and standards are effectively implemented across the company and ensure corresponding appropriate communicate and training
  • Report to Senior Management and General Counsel Singapore, on compliance risks and issues
  • Provides regulatory advisory to all compliance related enquiries form business units /member offices relating to client acceptance
  • Liaison with BNM on compliance related matters
  • Coordinate compliance activities of the various business units to ensure timely reporting of information
  • Undertake investigations in accordance with the Company’s policies and prepare investigation reports as required. Provide guidance to stakeholders concerned in regard to the follow-up actions, and monitor the closure of follow-up actions

Training Provision

  • Conduct new employee orientation trainings on the Company’s standard of business conduct, know your customer policies, anti-money laundering, personal data protection, anti-corruption and other compliance related topics
  • Prepare relevant training materials as required
  • Develop an annual compliance training calendar in line with Annual Compliance Risk Profile
  • Partner with HR to ensure timely completion of the compliance training by all employees in each annual cycle; monitor the closure of follow-up actions

    People Management Activity

    • Liaise with Regulators
    • Liaise with Internal and External Auditors
    • Liaise with Management
    • Liaise with General Counsel Boardroom Limited
      • Degree in law, business, finance or compliance related disciplines
      • Minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant experience within the Management Advisory/ Financial Services/ Investment industries
      • Experience in a compliance function, preferably gained from accounting, corporate secretarial, management services, banking/ financial services and shared services firms
      • Extensive regulatory knowledge (AML/CFT, CRS, PDPA, KYC guidelines, etc.)
      • Experience in background check such as AML/CFT screening, KYC/CDD, applications
      • Experience in performing Risk Assessment
      • Good interpersonal, influencing and networking skills
      • Ability to work independently as well as good team player
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
      • Ability to multi-task and stay focused on the big picture while addressing daily issues
      • Ability to identify problems and issues and apply problem solving skills to provide solutions
      • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines