Assistant VP, Anti-Financial Crime Systems, Group Compliance-Compliance Analytics and Insights (Singapore (City Area), Singapore, SG, 048624)

United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices. Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values – Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department


The Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.


Job Responsibilities


• Monitor and support Group Compliance Anti Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) systems in optimizing AML/CFT Risk Management effectiveness

• Manage change management process in enhancing system capabilities and meeting risk management objectives

• As a subject matter expert in Customer Due Diligence space, engage counterparts from Technology, Compliance and Business Stakeholders and external vendors to provide AML/CFT systems related advisory support across the Group

• Responsible for end-to-end project management of enhancements from pre-project initiation, requirements gathering, development and testing, implementation to post implementation system monitoring, system issues escalation and resolutions as applicable.

Job Requirements


• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems or equivalent

• Minimum 5 to 8 years of hands-on experience in banking compliance sectors (preferable candidates who are actively involved in AML system projects implementation and possess some UAT experience)

• Meticulous and forward-thinking and analytical mindsets in problem-solving is a must
• Possess proven track records in project management, ability to multi-task and complete deliverables independently within tight timelines

• Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Good knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements in the financial industry is an advantage

• Proficient in Microsoft office suite of applications (eg Excel and PowerPoint)

• Possess data analytics skillsets and familiar with data analytics tools (e.g Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Qlik Sense) will be a strong plus

• Resourceful and keen to adopt analytics and automation in course of work.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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