Associate Director - Compliance Services [Job ID: M2019011]
Our client is looking for an Executive Assistant with the following job responsibilities:
Review the regulatory implications of various matters and make recommendations.
Work with clients to ensure that appropriate regulatory processes and controls are established and documented within the areas of responsibility.
Take on appointments as AML Compliance Officer, MLRO and/or Deputy MLRO as required.
Assist in the supervision and monitoring of each employee who acts as AML Compliance Officer, MLRO and/or Deputy MLRO (with respect to performance of those roles).
Develop and maintain detailed knowledge of operations and the regulatory implications thereof.
Track laws, regulations and best practices that might affect company and company’s client services.
Work closely, as required, with external solicitors in the Cayman Islands under the supervision of the DCS.
Manage responses to Compliance Services related questionnaires, while ensuring that the responses comply with internal and external data security protocols.
Provide expert advice and assist in transformation projects and in the implementation of best practices.
Advise on commercial, corporate and partnership transactions, with particular emphasis on regulatory implications.
Advise on aspects of Cayman Islands regulatory issues (which will be a Subject Matter Expert priority) and develop relevant knowledge relevant to other jurisdictions in which clients operate.
Coordinate with company's internal Compliance Department and manage project tasks as appropriate as directed by the DCS.
Carry out duties with minimal oversight.
Communicate with clients to resolve any potential issues.
Oversee the client compliance review and monitoring activities
Monitor the Money Laundering Reporting functions for each client.
Oversee the testing of client internal controls regarding AML/CFT compliance with a focus on the delegated services providers.
Prepare compliance reports including key findings and recommendations and present to the relevant Board of Directors.
Conduct periodic risk assessments and response plans.
Ensure all regulatory and compliance requirements are met for clients by designing and implementing relevant programs, policies, and practices in coordination with the DCS.
Develop, organize, and/or deliver consistent compliance related training.
Manage ad hoc projects in the Compliance Services function.
Manage regular reporting.
Supervise the performance of and provide guidance to Compliance Services personnel as directed.
Maintain a high standard in the performance of daily duties and escalate concerns to the DCS on a timely basis.
Monitor the effectiveness of established compliance processes and controls; and recommend and oversee the implementation of enhancements.
Candidates should possess the following Requirements:
Minimum of 7- 10 years relevant experience in compliance, financial risk or consulting roles in the financial sector;
Proficient in English Mandarin and Cantonese
Knowledge of the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong AML regulatory framework. Knowledge of the Singapore AML regulatory framework desirable
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
Strong leadership skills;
Prior regulatory or fund administration or audit experience would be an asset
About our client:
Our client a multi-national fund governance firm serving funds in Europe and Asia. Our client offers a competitive remuneration package.
Interested individuals can apply below: