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This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. The Role Responsibilities : Strategy
Identify, assess and mitigate Financial Crime Risk through Integrated Intelligence & Investigations.
This is a Group Integrated Intelligence and Investigations (Group i3) role in China. It includes supporting the i3 Intelligence and Investigations function and support delivery of Group i3 core initiatives.
Support Group i3 teams located in United Kingdom, Poland and India in exposure analysis and relationship identification activities, and in related analysis.
Analysis to include :
Creating running list of individuals and entities of interest
Transaction exposure through FCC Explorer checks
Collection of client of concern information
Collection and analysis of alert and case dispositions and escalations
Collection of Intelligence Exchange information
Collection of Production Order and other court order information
Check to determine if relevant EDD / PDD or CIR has been completed
Other related work
Assist in special projects that are conducted to ascertain if a report or media sweep has any financial crime and reputational risk to the bank.
Analysis includes search for adverse media sweep, checking for existing relationship and conducting transaction / look back analysis of the account in case of existing banking relationship.
Liaise with the Transaction Surveillance Unit (TSU) and Customer Screening Unit (CSU) during data request. Assist in the summary of the findings that are to be forwarded to Group i3 for further action.
Assist in Sanctions review - to perform extensive search using tools provided by third party vendor to ascertain if a list of entities / individuals has links to sanctioned countries.
Perform Media Intelligence to identify serious adverse news related to Money laundering, Terrorist Financing, Terrorism, Corruption, Insider Trading, Politically Exposed Persons, Sanctioned entities etc and share with stakeholders like Group i3, FCC teams.
Interpretation & Application of AML Laws and Regulations.
Ensure quality of research and investigation undertaken in i3 China satisfies the requirements of the business and Group requirements.
People and Talent
Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and streamlined workflows and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.
Collaborate with training teams to input to training curriculum to support closing of capability gaps.
Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
Make recommendations (and / or implement) to relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and / or findings of concerns from investigations.
Assess risks arising from products / segments / geographies / customers / transactions.
Identify intelligence for typology studies and risk mitigation plans.
Identify financial crime risk indicators through various internal systems and advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of AML, Sanctions and ABC risks identification and assessment methodologies.
Provide intelligence (to internal forums) on specific clients, client-types and emerging risk typologies.
Ensure timely reporting and escalation of significant issues to management.
Establish and develop effective working relationships within the unit.
Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank.
This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Support the team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles.
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Head of Intelligence Group i3, Head Investigations Group i3, Head i3 ART Poland, Head i3 Singapore, Head i3 India.
Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in Group i3
Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
Leadership and Management
Supports efforts to position the i3 as an industry leader in the eyes of regulators and industry stakeholders.
Establishes strong working relationship with key stakeholders across the bank.
Key Measurables :
Positive feedback from the businesses, functions, regions, FCC network, senior management, regulators and external parties.
Timely reporting and escalation of significant issues.
Cross team collaboration and leadership skills effective supervision of the unit.
Compliance with Anti Money Laundering Policies and Procedures.
Ideal Candidate :
Any degree from a reputed university
Any AML certification like CAMS / ICA (preferable)
Minimum four or five years of relevant experience