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VP, GFCC APAC, CB and CIB KYC Advisory & Review - Hong Kong

Job Description

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
Business Description:
The Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) Asia team is responsible for implementation and oversight of Anti Money Laundering (AML) policies and procedures for the firm's businesses in Asia. The successful candidate will principally be involved in the day-to-day management of the CB and CIB KYC Advisory and Reviews team providing advisory on applicable KYC policies and procedures as well as performing compliance review and approval for KYC records for newly onboarded clients or existing clients whose KYC profile is being renewed. He/She is also expected to contribute and actively participate in strategic policy review and or implementation initiatives at regional and global level. This role implies a close working relationship with business and operations functions.
Job functions/responsibilities:
  • Implement, develop and ensure adherence to the BSA/AML requirements
  • Provide KYC Advisory guidance, risk based solutions to complex regional business issues/initiatives
  • Review of KYC records of financial service providers (including hedge funds, private equity firms, broker dealers, correspondent banks and money remitters) to ensure accuracy and compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Provide guidance on KYC policies and regulations and liaise with Business and Supporting Functions for day-to-day Compliance-related escalations and questions.
  • Contributes to the ongoing review and update of applicable KYC policies and procedures.
  • Execute daily routine of KYC approvals and tracking.
  • Assist in the development, coordination and implementation of the AML training and testing programmes for the firm. Provide guidance and advice to the business on their responsibility for complying with all relevant laws, regulations and firm policies in the assigned locations.
  • Partner with global counterparts to ensure a consistent global program through the regions.
Essential Skills/Experience:
  • At least 6-8 years work experience in a compliance, legal, risk management, client onboarding or control function – preferably gained in a global financial institution. 
  • Sound knowledge of AML regulations across APAC region (including Sanctions and Anti Bribery)
  • Strong communication - written and interpersonal
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively consult to obtain desired results
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Must be a self-starter, pro-active, organized, with a keen eye on details and have the ability to work independently at a local, regional and global level
  • Strong management and leadership skills, ability to effective manage regional inititatives
  • Strong research skills, familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Highly motivated, intuitive and possess initiative to identify potential process improvements.
  • Previous exposure to a diverse and international work environment.  
Additional Skills/Experience:
  • Familiarity with the various US, EU and APAC regulatory regimes applicable to the banking industry. Knowledge of cash management, investment banking and corporate banking or some experience with the corresponding banking business will be a plus.
Language requirements:
  • Fluent speaking and writing abilities in English is a must. Cantonese and Mandarin speaker a plus but not essential
Req #: 160023352
Location: Hong Kong, HK
Job Category: Compliance
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 40000 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

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