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MD / ED, APAC Compliance Head of Assurance

Employer
Mizuho Bank
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 5, 2024

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Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Profile
MIZUHO BANK LTD IS THE BANKING SUBSIDIARY OF MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP OF JAPAN, ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS.

IN 1974, ONE OF MIZUHO'S LEGACY BANK COMMENCED ITS BRANCH OPERATION IN SINGAPORE AND FOR OVER 40 YEARS, WE HAVE A PRESENCE IN SINGAPORE.
MIZUHO BANK SINGAPORE BRANCH HOLDS A FULL BANK LICENSE AND PROVIDES BANKING SERVICES TO MORE THAN 2,000 JAPANESE AND NON-JAPANESE CUSTOMERS, OPERATING WITH STAFF STRENGTH OF MORE THAN 700 IN SINGAPORE. ITS PRINCIPAL BUSINESS ENCOMPASSES CORPORATE FINANCE, TRADE FINANCE, CASH MANAGEMENT, FUNDS TRANSFERS, PROJECT FINANCE AND TREASURY. IT ALSO COLLABORATES WITH ITS AFFILIATE COMPANY, MIZUHO SECURITIES, TO PROVIDE INVESTMENT BANKING SOLUTIONS TO ITS CUSTOMERS.

SINGAPORE BRANCH ALSO SERVES AS A REGIONAL OFFICE FOR BANK'S APAC OPERATIONS.

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities

Mizuho Bank is seeking an experienced compliance professional to join a newly formed team to manage compliance risk for the Asia-Pacific region. The APAC Compliance Head of Assurance is responsible for overseeing the design and execution of the Compliance Assurance programme for Mizuho across APAC.

Key responsibilities
•Oversee and provide strategic direction for the design, development, delivery and execution of best in class Compliance Assurance (testing, monitoring and surveillance) programme
•Oversee identification and assessment of key compliance risks, develop robust Compliance Assurance plan to test and monitor controls and compliance with laws, rules and regulations
•Oversee performance of independent testing, monitoring, and surveillance of controls and compliance with laws, rules and regulations
•Drive regional consistency and minimum standards
•Present findings to management
•Build strong and effective relationships with stakeholders
•Provide direction, leadership and guidance to country compliance teams
•Attract, develop and retain compliance talent

Job Requirements
Knowledge, skills and experience
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent
•At least 15 years' experience in compliance, audit or other controls related function in the financial services industry
•Strong understanding of financial sector laws, rules and regulations and business processes
•Extensive knowledge and strong expertise in the design and implementation of compliance programmes
•Highly motivated leader and team player
•Strong analytical, communication and people skills, ability to lead, influence and collaborate with people across different cultures and backgrounds
•Adaptable, resilient and passionate about making a difference
•Subject matter expert, experience dealing with complex issues, forward-looking, solutions-oriented, ability to be hands-on

If you are an experienced compliance professional with a passion for change and transformation, a desire to join a new team with a mandate to build for the future, and a conviction to make a difference, we encourage you to apply for this role at Mizuho Bank.

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