Assistant Financial Crime Compliance Anti-money Laundering Investigation Manager HSBC China

Shanghai (CN)
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Contract type
Full time


Global Risk is a thriving and expert risk management function supporting HSBC globally with all aspects of risk management. The team actively manages a varied and dynamic range of risk types, including security, fraud, information security, operational, credit, pension, insurance, compliance, regulatory, market, reputation and geopolitical risks. All parts of the Global Risk team use their skills, insight and integrity to handle established threats and those they see emerging, acting to protect and enable HSBC to deliver sustainable growth.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team.

In this role, you will:

-Responsible for conducting the effective and timely investigation into local assigned cases in accordance with agreed standard reporting requirements and service levels.
-Conduct day to day operations of local AML Investigations, including searches.
-Responsible for writing a high quality investigative narrative and recording the case history in a digital case file.
-Responsible for ensuring that at the conclusion of each investigation, a comprehensive recommendation is to be made to the AML Investigations Quality Control Reviewer as to whether a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) should be filed or not.
-Responsible for identifying possible violations of law or regulation (e.g., structuring, suspicious wire activity through a non-cooperative country, foreign corruption).
-Responsible for escalating investigations (via the appropriate channel) to the FIU, FCI, GIIG, ABC, Global Sanctions, Lines of Business AML Officers and, where necessary to Customer Selection Secretariat.(CSEM)
-Responsible for coordination, liaison and tracking of the Investigations Exchange Program for the Country AMLi team.
-Responsible for notifying local Lines of Business of any reportable events posted into IRIS for Customers of the Lines of Business.


To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:
-Experience in FCC or equivalent environment; relevant work experience which allows role holder to have the ability to recognize suspicious financial activities
-Experience in undertaking investigations/ analysis to customer activity with the ability to draw inferences from the information
-Experience in compilation of reports and /or SARs reporting experience
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Good communicator with strong inter-personal skills.  Experience of sharing information in a clear concise manner.
-Meet deadlines and completion of tasks on time and at a high standard
-Timely response to queries (within SLA)
1) Deadlines and assigned tasks are completed at agreed timescales and at a high standard 
2) Low levels of errors/ reworks required on deliverables
3) Reviews from superiors, peers, stakeholders– positive feedback

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