VP - Sanctions
Consultant Gavin Izon (R1659143)
Date posted 21 May 20192019-05-21 2019-07-20 banking Singapore SG SGD 150000 200000 200000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.com.sg https://www.robertwalters.com.sg/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
An exciting opportunity to join an international banking organisation as Vice President of Sanctions in Singapore is available. The client is a global firm who are strengthening their compliance capabilities in the region, so now would be a great time to join.
About the Vice-President of Sanctions Role:
The Financial Crimes Office for Asia (FCOA) is part of the Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) headquartered in New York. It works to ensure that our organisation conducts its business such that we protect our reputation, our business, and our clients within the regulatory and legal framework. It is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of effective systems and controls to protect client's assets and to mitigate the risk that the bank might be used to further financial crime.
- Reporting in to the Singapore Head of FC, to be the Country Sanctions Officer for Singapore
- Implement the Bank’s policies, standards, procedures and control processes relating to sanctions, screening and investigations and list management
- Ensure adherence to all applicable local regulatory requirements and participate in Singapore regulatory/government initiatives
- Keep up to date on sanctions regulatory/industry developments and best practices with a view to incorporate appropriate uplifts into the Singapore FC programme
- Serve as the main representative for the regional team for all sanctions matters in Singapore
- Serve as Singapore SME on all matters relating to sanctions, working closely with the regional sanctions team as necessary. Some responsibilities that follow from this include:
- Point person for all regulatory/internal audit/testing initiatives
- Provide advice on sanctions related issues in Singapore aimed towards resolution
To be successful in this role, you will need to have strong knowledge of local and other applicable sanctions regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Strong working knowledge of sanctions with a minimum five years' hands-on experience in a global bank
- Proven track record in leading/participating in large scale change projects relating to financial crime, from a sanctions SME perspective
- Ability to develop strong cross-organisation relationships, be collaborative and communicate effectively across stakeholders
- Highly adaptive and be receptive to ongoing changes as the global financial crime programme continues to evolve
A leader within the industry, this global organisation needs no introduction to insiders. Known for their long-standing dominance in the financial industry, this organisation focuses heavily on developing their employees beyond the limits of their abilities.
If you are a progressive finance professional with a can-do attitude, this is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly breaking new ground.
Apply today to discuss this exciting opportunity.
Robert Walters (Singapore) Pte Ltd
ROC No.: 199706961E | EA Licence No.: 03C5451
EA Registration No.: R1659143 Gavin Izon