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AML and Sanctions VP | Leading Corporate Bank

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$120000 - S$160000 per annum
  • Job reference: 338181/001_1562839994
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 11/07/2019

Our client is a top Corporate Bank, and we are hiring an AML/Sanctions VP to join their ranks. This individual will be part of an experienced FCC team, and the role is based in Singapore.

This role will manage AML/Sanctions matters across the firm's Corporate Banking business, under the tutelage of a very knowledgeable MLRO, and an experienced Head of Compliance.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of Trade Finance, and the application of AML and Sanctions regulations in this regard.

Key responsibilities:

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

  • Ensure the Bank's compliance with all regulations pertaining to AML and Sanctions

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

  • Act on suspicious cases, deal with issues relating to sanctions and embargoes, and handle name screening checks

  • Provide AML and Sanctions advice, including process reviews, controls enhancements, training and education

  • Implement specific policies and procedures involving AML and Sanctions, 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 and sanctions 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 8 years of AML and Sanctions and/or broader Financial Crime Compliance experience

  • Good understanding of the Corporate Banking industry, Trade Finance, 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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