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AML VP/Associate Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$120000 - S$150000 per annum + competitive
  • Job reference: 275472/001_1549013023
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 01/02/2019

Our client is a leading European Corporate Bank, and we are hiring an AML VP/Associate Director 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. They will also take on the role of Regional MLRO, and join as a senior member of the team.

This role will manage FCC matters across the firm's operations in APAC, under the tutelage of 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 Corporate Banking industry.

Key responsibilities:


  • Managing and maintaining the organisation's obligations as it relates to the supervision and reporting of money laundering and sanctions activities.

  • Assist and inform all cases of extraordinary character or unusual significance to the Local Head of Compliance for evaluation and possibly decision.

  • Ensure the conditions for co-operations and communications with other entities inside the group are met

Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), Tax Evasion

  • 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 7 years of AML/CFT and/or broader Financial Crime Compliance experience

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

  • Preferred candidates will be familiar with both local (MAS) and international 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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