AML Officer

Job Categories: Risk and Compliance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bangsar

Job Description

The AML Officer will assist the Head of Risk and Compliance who is responsible for the overall conduct, oversight as well as the promotion of a good corporate culture and compliance with all applicable law, guidelines, policies, etc.

The AML Officer will report to the Head of Risk and Compliance.

Job Requirements

  • Review and process AML/KYC documents in accordance with company policies and procedures;
  • Assess client documentation for validity; follow up with customers when required;
  • Ensure all CDD requirements are met throughout the customer life cycle;
  • Communicate and respond to internal stakeholders and client queries promptly, accurately and with a high degree of professionalism;
  • Ensure that all data, document and information collected as part of the Due Diligence process are compliant;
  • Clearing alerts/matches generated; including PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons), sanctions and adverse media checks;
  • Report unusual transactions or behaviour aligned with reporting policies and procedures;
  • Complete daily AML/ATF reporting;
  • Monitor updates and changes to laws, regulations, guidelines and compliance trends within the relevant industries;
  • Monitor compliance with existing and new or amended laws, rules and regulations;
  • Assist in the implementation of and review and update business’ compliance manuals and other documented internal control measures to meet the changing regulatory requirements;
  • Regularly audit company procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks;
  • Assess company operations to determine compliance risk; and
  • Ensure all employees are educated on the latest regulations and processes.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 6-7 years working experience in a compliance role with an asset management/ banking/ financial institution and/or regulatory environment;
  • Good analytical skills and an eye for detail;
  • Good communication and presentation skills; and
  • Degree in law, business, management or equivalent.

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