Skip to main content

This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

AML Investigations (Senior Specialist)

GXS Bank
Singapore, Singapore
S$3k - S$6k
Closing date
Jun 2, 2023

View more

Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Get to know our Team:

We design and provide products and services that empower our customers to enjoy greater banking convenience while they extract more value from their money. In particular, we are focused on promoting and developing healthy saving and investment practices across generations.

Get to know the Role:

We are living in exciting times. Technology is reshaping how we live and we want to use it to redefine how financial services are offered, which is why Singtel and Grab are coming together. Singtel is Asia's leading communications group connecting millions of consumers and enterprises to essential digital services while Grab is the leading technology company in Southeast Asia offering everyday services to consumers. Together, we have big dreams to unlock and financial inclusion for people in our region is just one. We want to build a digital bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers.

We're looking for an AML Investigations Specialist. He/ she will work with the Financial Crimes Intelligence and Investigations (FCII) Team and play an important role in building the AML Transaction Monitoring and Investigations processes and systems. The individual will be involved in key User Acceptance Tests (UAT), cross-team problem solving and collaborate with external vendors to build an effective AML transaction monitoring and investigation function aligned with regulatory requirements and industry-leading standards. Going forward, the individual will take on day-to-day AML investigations, including review of system generated cases & manual escalations, and filing of STRs.

To excel in the role, the candidate should have in-depth understanding of the requirements prescribed by local laws & regulations and an innate desire to continuously raise the bar. As a key contributor to the AML risk management framework, he/she needs to be comfortable engaging peers and management, advocate AML initiatives and be persistent in driving improvements to the AML program.

The day-to-day activities:

  • Perform risk-based investigations on AML cases generated by the monitoring system, manual escalations from business units and requests from regulators/ law enforcement agencies.
  • File Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) on a timely basis.
  • Follow up on post STR filing activities such as providing recommendation on client's relationship with Digibank and maintaining the STR register.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to build effective AML Transaction Monitoring System and processes, aligning with both regulatory and Compliance requirements.
  • Participate in UAT to identify critical risks/ impacts to FCII function and to champion remediation of such risks.
  • Involved in calibration of the AML Transaction Monitoring System to optimise its effectiveness and identify emerging suspicious trends/gaps throughout the course of work.
  • Active engagement with stakeholders to create synergistic platforms and processes that are shared across AML Ops.
  • Take ownership and drive the successful completion of projects assigned.
  • Review and maintain FCII procedures to reflect current practices that meet regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Assist the Head of AML Ops for any ad-hoc related requests or projects.

The must haves:
  • A good university degree.
  • 3- 5 years of relevant hands-on transaction monitoring, surveillance or investigation activities experience for consumer retail/small & medium enterprises banking segments.
  • Worked in a Digital bank and/or Fintech firm or was directly involved in digitalization projects in incumbent banks.
  • Familiar with MAS 626 and regulatory developments in digital payments industry
  • Experience working with regulators and Financial Security processes
  • Excellent communicator, able to bring across a clear message and rationale to stakeholders in a professional manner. Explain facts, practices, and policies to parties where there may be skepticism or reluctance to agree.
  • Familiar with transaction monitoring systems, different risk scenarios and performing UAT.
  • Experience in data science or data analytics is highly favourable.
  • Experience in designing and implementing AML Transaction Monitoring System with a high level of automation through Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence solutions.
  • Possesses strong execution skills, drive for continuous improvement and who thrives well in a startup VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment.

Good to have:
  • Professional AML Certification (e.g. CAMS/Diploma in AML) with a recognised institution.
  • Additional areas of expertise in AML functions such as Sanctions, Name & Payment Screening and Customer Due Diligence.

Sign in to create job alerts

Sign in or create an account to start creating job alerts and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert