FinCrime-Associate (Japanese Speaker) (Taguig, PH, 1634)


  • Full Time

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



About EY Global Delivery Services:
EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a team of over 32,000 people, working across borders, to provide innovative and strategic business solutions to EY member firms around the world. We are focused on attracting, retaining and engaging the best talent in our markets so our people remain empowered and inspired by one another. As part of Enablement Services (ES), you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with member firms from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

About Risk Management:
Risk Management team at EY plays an important role in managing the internal risks of the firm associated with accepting a new client or an engagement or risks associated with any of our on-going audit / non audit engagement. Formed in 2007, the RM team is growing rapidly as a Center of Excellence for all standardized quality / compliance related activities that can be efficiently undertaken from a central location. 
The GSS RM team has enjoys good visibility within the global EY RM community and has been involved in development of some key RM processes. The team has current staff strength of 300+ people and is poised for growing rapidly in next couple of years.


Benefits and Flexibilities:
EY believes in “people-first” culture. Hence, great perks are awaiting once you will be part of EY GDS family:
    World class infrastructure offering flexible working environment and laptops
    Work life balance and opportunity to work remotely on need basis 
    Adherence to employee safety first policy
    Best in industry leave policy 
    Best in class allowances offered to the staff working in shifts
    Networking and collaboration opportunities by exposure to industry best practices through external conferences and seminars
    Accentuate your career with globally recognized EY acclaimed badges


Know Your Business Vertical:
    Enablement Services is a fast growing vertical in EY GDS
    The vertical takes care of portfolio ranging across domains, works with global clients, uses cutting edge technologies and enterprise level tools
    Industry leader in robotics process automation, process efficiency and transformation
    Quality of work and diversified role are the key focus
    Focus on individual’s career through constructive feedback environment
    Driving specific initiatives on bringing gender parity in workforce
    Most preferred vertical by employees based on Global People Survey – 2018 


Job Summary:
Within the professional services environment, the application of risk management procedures is fundamental to the successful delivery of our client services and promotion of our brand.

At EY, Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Analysts promote and support risk management within the business. The aim of the Fin Crime Team is to uphold our business standards, maintain and enhance the value of the firm, and comply with regulations imposed either by external regulators or by EY Global in relation to the conduct of our business. Financial crime risks relating to anti-money laundering (AML), terrorist financing, anti-bribery controls, sanctions compliance and fraud are a high focus for regulated businesses and external scrutiny as regulation and practice continues to evolve. As a result, EY formed a centralized CDD Fin Crime team to support financial crime compliance with respect to client acceptance procedures.


The central Fin Crime team supports EY in the execution of and compliance with Global, Regional and local risk management policies and procedures, including financial crime, data protection and the development, maintenance, communication and training of key RM policies, providing advice on complex risk matters and monitoring the application of these policies. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the firm’s compliance with applicable legislation by performing first line compliance processes and providing support to staff in the Service Lines in connection with CDD checks.


The CDD Analyst, will be a key part of a Central Fin Crime team, performing client due diligence on potential and actual clients of EY covering money laundering, terrorism and sanctions compliance. The work involves all first line financial crime client acceptance and continuance procedures for the business. 


Key Responsibilities:
    Perform risk-based client due diligence on actual and potential clients of the Firm in accordance with EY policy and procedure and ensure EY satisfies the AML regulatory requirements, which involves identifying management/ directors/ shareholders, amongst other procedures.
    Assess the risk level and perform the KYC requirements to be met depending on the type of client and the transactions. 
    Liaise with the engagement teams on the collection of KYC documentation.
    Initiating of AML assessment folders on behalf of engagement teams.
    Ensure completion and timely closure of cases through AML systems. 
    Follow up with internal stakeholders (business/ risk management) until diligences are fully met.
    Report progress/ status of the AML completion process in the internal tool.
    Escalate issues to engagement teams and/or KYC Quality Reviewer and propose solutions/ alternatives. 
    Understands key requirements of firm and regulators’ RM rules and guidance.
    Manages tasks and activities in a timely manner and is responsible for specific outcomes.
    Uses analytical and project management methodology and tools.
    Learns the firm structure, business strategies, service lines, and people of the firm.
    Builds a network of people within Risk Management and across the firm.
    Plans and organizes own work and keeps others informed of status and activities.
    Individual will reference existing policies; however, due to frequency of unique situations will need to research issues and, through situation specific inquiries, propose solutions to issues.
    Demonstrating leadership skills by providing on-the-job coaching and, at times, perform quality review the work of more junior colleagues.
    Encourage client facing staff to engage with the Central CDD Fin Crime Team.


You are expected to have below mentioned skills:
    Good written and oral communication skills.
    Good Research and Analytical skills.
    Ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality and credibility at all levels
    Strong team player and proven ability to work with others
    Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
    Enthusiastic, positive and resilient
    Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines in a demanding environment
    Maintains high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
    Strong interpersonal skill
    Good negotiation skills and decision-making capabilities
    Expertise in MS office tools – Excel, Access, Power point, Word
    Knowledge of visualization tools like excel, Power BI etc. is an added advantage 



Any business bachelor’s degree related


    1 – 3 year’s work experience (preferably in a research background/AML KYC).
    Experience in one or more of the following subject areas will be an added advantage: anti-money laundering (AML), transaction monitoring, know-your-customer (KYC) and customer due diligence (CDD), sanctions and compliance checking.
    An awareness of recent global events linked to financial crime and sanctions.
    Knowledge on Risk Management tasks
    Japanese knowledge level 
     –    Reading  and Writing – Business Level
     –    Speaking – Upper Intermediate


    Any relevant certifications will be an added advantage.



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