Due Diligence Officer

Brilliant Opportunity in Hong Kong

Your new company

The company is a leading global financial service firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The firm's employee serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individual from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Your new role

  • Conduct enhanced due diligence on high-risk client on-boarding requests, including identification and assessment of any financial crime risks, reputational risks and the plausibility and corroboration of source of wealth
  • Liaise confidently with the front office staff, KYC teams and colleagues in business lines to coordinate the assessment and provide a final decision
  • Conduct enhanced due diligence on newly higher risk clients at least quarterly, including review of the account activities and assessment of any financial crime risks and reputational risks that are emerged in the existing relationships
  • Communicate decisions to Business Heads on whether the relationships can be retained or terminated amid change of risk level in structural and detailed manner
  • Provide subject-matter expert advice to Business on financial crimes topics arisen at on-boarding stage and during client life cycle
  • Review the way financial crime policies and procedures are executed at various stages in the client life cycle to ensure adherence to applicable KYC and Financial Crime due diligence standards
  • Report any findings and following them through to resolution
  • Working both within the financial crime team and the business to deliver on strategic projects and commitments

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience
  • A good understanding of the compliance issues and private banking industry
  • Good general knowledge of relevant AML regulations in key jurisdictions in Asia including Hong Kong and Singapore. Other Compliance knowledge and experience a plus
  • Collaborative approach to achieving goals, ready to take initiatives, actively share information, and be willing to undertake a variety of roles within Financial Crime team as required
  • An ability to build and sustain strong relationships with business staff and management and with colleagues in the team, locally, regionally and globally
  • Good Microsoft Office skills. Knowledge of monitoring systems a plus

What you'll get in return

  • Be part of a Top-Tier Bank in Hong Kong
  • Career development and top-notch employee opportunity
  • Work with a team that shares a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward your latest resume to Daniel.Lu@hays.com.my

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career at +603 7611 8666.



Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Daniel Lu, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: -

Similar jobs to Due Diligence Officer

  • Onboarding and KYC Competence Centre Specialist

    Onboarding & KYC Competence Specialist
  • ESG Manager

    An expanding consulting business is looking for ESG Manager in managing reporting and consulting stream
  • Corporate Banking Support Officer

    Assistant Manager, Corporate Banking, Front Office Support
    HongKongBase X 12 months + Bonus (Year-end)
  • AML & Compliance Officer (5-year of compliance experience)

    Compliance role to cover FCC and general compliance for this international bank.