AML Operations Specialist

Job Title: AML Operations Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HKD$600,000-HKD$800,000
Reference: AC/AMLOS/F/HK
Contact Name: Agnes Chan
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 06, 2020 19:55

Job Description

  • International coverage
  • Dynamic environment
  • Full suite of duties within AML operations

Our client, a fintech giant is looking to strengthen its AML operations function for its international business.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Full suite of AML operational duties, including KYC/EDD, sanctions screening, investigations etc within stipulated timeframe/SLAs
  • Suggest and adopt appropriate risk mitigating measures where necessary
  • Participate in product and tech related projects
  • Support audits and regulatory reviews
  • Provide viable suggestions and solutions to finetune operational workflows, processes and system upgrades
  • Implement AML training programme to ensure that staff are kept aware of regulatory developments and changes in AML policies and procedures

Key Requirements 

  • Relevant AML experience within financial institutions, preferably in Payments/Fintech/eCommerce/Retail Banking
  • Robust understanding of Money Laundering typologies and exposure to high risk files
  • Ability to interpret relevant AML regulations. Prior experience in a regional/global role would be advantageous
  • Attention to detail and stellar communication skills to interact with global stakeholders


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