Senior Officer, Anti Financial Crime Ops, Group Wholesale Banking (Singapore (City Area), 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

Due Diligence, AML and Controls is responsible for ensuring that all activities comply with regulatory requirements, including financial crime, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption, data privacy, and sanctions. Specializes in know your customer (KYC), client due diligence, enhanced due diligence, and customer identity management programs. Responsibilities also include monitoring accounts, alert reviews, and investigation of potential fraudulent, terrorist, or suspicious activity. Ensures that business activities follow the necessary rules and regulations, and that the firm complies with legal and regulatory boundaries and jurisdictions.

Job Responsibilities

Customer Due Diligence

  • Upkeep and perform onboarding/periodic/trigger event review of customers.
  • Obtain KYC/CDD and other compliance information and documentation in accordance with Bank's AML/CFT policy.
  • Review and evaluate recent negative news related to customers
  • Perform transaction reviews to ensure that account activities are in line with client business nature.
  • Ensure that customers' information is accurate and updated


Name Screening

  • Conduct all name searches on customers, connected parties and beneficial owners.
  • Investigate, escalate and resolve name screening monitoring alerts and queries.


Ad hoc Projects

  • Involve in AML initiative and projects
  • Involve in ad hoc AML system projects
  • Prepare and update management report.
  • Assist in any other general administrative duties/ad hoc projects as assigned by immediate supervisor(s)

Job Requirements

  • Degree holder with 5 years of entity KYC experience preferred.
  • Able to multi-task and cope with change and diversity in a fast-pace environment.
  • Able to lead, decision maker with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organization skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, ideation, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to present ideas and information effectively.
  • Meticulous, focused, analytical and commitment to meet timeline
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Team player, self-motivated and resourceful with a positive attitude.

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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