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Compliance Specialist - Transaction Investigation Unit (Manager/AVP)

Bank of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group's global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!


The job holder will report to Head of Transaction Investigation Unit and will perform day-to-day investigations into cases escalated from business units and the filing of STRs.

  • Conduct in-depth investigations into assigned cases escalated from data analytics and business units that poses potential AML/CFT risks.
  • Identify possible red flags during investigations and recommend filing of STRs where applicable.
  • Prepare and submit suspicious transaction reports to local authorities.
  • Communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders (e.g. Front Office) for the purpose of conducting AML investigations.
  • Contribute to the continuous enhancements of the bank's data analytics methods/models by providing regular feedback on the cases identified by data analytics.
  • Perform Post STR transaction reviews and Post-Mortem reviews where necessary.
  • Provide compliance advisory on AML/CFT matters including sanctions requirements, unblocking of accounts under close monitoring etc.
  • Assist in preparation and timely submission of management reports with respect to areas concerning Transaction Investigation Unit.
  • Contribute and maintain KRI (Key Risk Indicators) for Transaction Investigation Unit.
  • Assist in the Compliance risk assessment of BOS AML/CFT processes.
  • Contribute, update and implement AML/CFT related policy and procedures concerning AML Monitoring where necessary.
  • Assist in performing ad-hoc activities in the area of AML/CFT investigations where necessary.
  • Coordinate and conduct trainings to relevant stakeholders (including Front Office) in relation to AML transactions monitoring.


  • At least 6 years of experience in AML/CFT Compliance, with at least 3 years of experience in AML transactions monitoring or investigations.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail, including planning and organization.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively and work efficiently in a team setting.
  • Good written skills for the purpose of detailing findings in investigation reports.
  • Candidate must be able to manage workloads and deadlines effectively.
  • Candidates with professional qualifications relating to AML/CFT (e.g. ICA/CAMS) will have an added advantage.

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