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AML & Sanctions Manager | Leading Wholesale Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$100000 - S$120000 per annum + competitive
  • Job reference: 275472/002_1550727421
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 21/02/2019

Our client is a top Wholesale Bank, and we are hiring an AML Manager to join their ranks in a regional capacity. This individual will be part of a cross-border team, and the role is based in Singapore.

This role will manage FCC matters across the firm's operations in APAC, under the tutelage of a very knowledgeable MLRO, and an experienced Head of Compliance. Given the international nature of this firm, we seek candidates who are skilled at stakeholder management across multiple levels, and has a good base of corporate experience and business sense.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the Wholesale Banking industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure a robust, risk-based AML framework is in place for the business

  • Ensure the Bank's compliance with all regulations pertaining to AML, CFT, ABC, Sanctions, and Tax Evasion

  • Provide training and technical advice on AML risks, best practices, and steps towards mitigation to senior management and staff

  • Provide AML/KYC advisory including team activities, process review, controls enhancements, training and education

  • Implement specific policies and procedures involving AML/CFT, and ensure that all the new procedures implementation has been documented

  • Conduct regular tests and reviews to ensure that these procedures are compliant with AML/CFT, sanctions, and tax evasion regulations, policies and procedures

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and regulators for audit and inspections, including responding to any queries from these authorities

  • Develop and maintain strong, productive and effective relationships with all business units, internal, and external stakeholders, locally and globally


  • At least 6 years of AML/CFT and/or broader Financial Crime Compliance experience

  • Good understanding of the Wholesale Banking industry, and proficiency in local laws and regulations

We invite all interested candidates to please apply in with your latest CV in Word format, and we will get in touch for a confidential discussion.

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