Manager, Fraud and Investigation Specialist, Group Wholesale Banking (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


UOB Group Wholesale Banking helps companies and institutions optimize their business operations and cash flow, manage risks, expand into new markets and manage their capital needs by providing tailored financial solutions, services and sector insights. We develop trusted partnerships by focusing on our clients’ long-term interests and by helping them meet their strategic objectives. Our unique combination of local, in-country presence and expertise, astute Asian market insights and regional network connectivity enables us to help unlock Asia’s potential for our clients.

The role will be with the Group Wholesale Banking, Client Fulfilment Services Investigations Team.

Job Responsibilities


We are looking for a passionate and inquisitive individual to join our Financial Crime Investigations Team (“the Team”) in Group Wholesale Banking’s Anti-Financial Crime Operations. As an investigation specialist, you will assume responsibilities to conduct comprehensive reviews in a timely manner. The individual is also expected to assist in assessing fraud related escalations and prevent the commission of fraud against our customers. 



  • Conduct investigation / reviews into corporate fraud and financial crime risks in accordance with legal, regulatory, and internal policies.
  • Review account / transactions to establish any red flags on fraud and financial crime risks.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders (e.g. Relationship Managers and Business Units) and customers to obtain clarification and corroboration on account / transactions.
  • Compile and document case review findings and recommendations on appropriate account strategy to mitigate fraud and financial crime risks identified.
  • Where necessary, prepare fraud related evidence for submission to the Authorities or to facilitate FIDREC resolution.
  • Support Business Units to respond to fraud and financial crime related issues and queries from both internal and external stakeholders (including the authorities and correspondent banks).
  • Ensure timely reporting and escalation of significant risk issues to management.
  • Appraise management on investigations statistics and cases of interest.
  • Support IT initiatives from a sharing perspective via investigative insights to enhance ongoing anti-fraud monitoring.

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities:


  • Graduate Degree from a recognized university (preferably Accountancy, Banking, Economics or Law) or relevant professional qualification in financial services or audit.
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in investigations and/or audit, either within the Banking Industry or in law enforcement.
  • Strong investigative mindset and attention to details.
  • Team player with strong inter-personal and communication skills and ability to network, engage and influence business stakeholders independently.
  • Excellent written report and skilled in MS office suites.
  • Candidate with trade anti-money laundering experience would have added advantage.

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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