Manager – Financial Crime, Compliance, Asia Markets

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
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-Assist in the design, definition and documentation of effective compliance frameworks and supporting practices, policies and procedures to support organisational obligations with respect to Financial Crime matters (including Anti-Money Laundering; Countering the Financing of Terrorism; International Sanctions; Cross Border Transactions (with a particular focus on tax evasion) Anti Bribery, FATCA and CRS)

-Facilitate and oversee the effective implementation of financial crime compliance frameworks into all entities operating under the Asia Markets infrastructure

-Taking primary responsibility for the development and delivery of training and communications materials relevant to financial crime topics

-Oversee the development and implementation of an ongoing compliance monitoring framework aimed at ensuring operational effectiveness of elements (identified through a robust risk assessment) of the financial crime compliance framework.  This compliance monitoring framework is to be coordinated and driven by the Asia Markets Corporate Centre

-Manage the effective ongoing operation of financial crime compliance tools (such as the AGS Norkom name screening solution and the regionally developed transaction monitoring tools) and co-ordinate all associated activities with each of the impacted local entities

-Prepare accurate and comprehensive responses to all AXA Group reporting and ad hoc requests received by the Asia Markets for review by General Counsel and Head of Compliance before release

-Prepare accurate and comprehensive reports, as required, by regional and/or local entity management committees and/or executive members.  General Counsel and Head of Compliance oversight will be applied as deemed appropriate.

-Assist the General Counsel and Head of Compliance with the preparation of annual compliance operating plans highlighting matters of a financial crime nature that require attention

-Take a technical compliance role in significant Asia Markets projects         which are either being initiated and driven directly by the Asia 
    Markets   Compliance Team or which are being driven by other Asia     Markets departments but require specific input from the Asia Region     Compliance team

-University graduate (majors in Law, Commerce/Business, Economics or Terrorism preferred)

-A minimum of seven years of relevant working experience, preferably in the financial services

-Certificate and/or Diploma qualifications in Money Laundering obtained from the International Compliance Association or the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists will be highly regarded.

-Professional accreditation by a local and/or international industry body will be highly regarded.

-Strong independent analytical and problem solving skills

-Good communication and presentation skills

-Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work independently and eager to learn.

-A team player with a proven ability to engage and influence stakeholders.

-Ability to manage and deal with people at all levels of the organization.

-Good command of both spoken and written English, other relevant Asian language(s) – particularly Cantonese and/or mandarin - an advantage 



Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things. In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
AXA Asia is a market leading insurance player offering a differentiated composite proposition in Life and General Insurance with operational presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, China, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. AXA Asia is part of the AXA Group, headquartered in Paris and a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with a presence in 59 countries. AXA Asia is committed to creating a sustainable, long-term business for our employees, customers and shareholders.

We’ll give you:
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Medical cover and dental plan
  • Attractive pension plan
  • Rental reimbursement scheme
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities