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Asset Management, Asia AML and Client Due Diligence Team, Associate (6months Contract)

Req #: 170120370
Location: Mongkok, , HK
Job Category: Asset Management
Potential Referral Amount: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and high caliber individual in response to the significant increase of the global regulatory challenges. The individual will have a specific focus on enhancing the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) infrastructure within the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore and reporting to the Head of AML Office, Asia Pacific, the role will start with a period of project-oriented work followed by an important and central BAU role involving colleagues from AML team in Asia Pacific, various functional areas within the regional and global organization. The individual will interact with business colleagues at all levels across the region as well as colleagues in London and New York and the Compliance teams.


The AML Office, part of the Chief Administrative Office (CAO) & Middle Office organization, is a newly established group embedded in the business operations with focus to the rollout of the global AML/ KYC policy and standards in the Asia Pacific region. The team supports the Global Asset Management (AM) business in 8 countries across Asia Pacific and works closely with all functions in all countries. The team works with the business and acts as an AML governance enabling function ensuring that so that the business can operate effectively and efficiently whilst ensuring that all relevant AML/ KYC risks and regulations are properly managed.


Role Specific Responsibilities:


The primary responsibility being to assist with the Head of AML Office, Asia Pacific on interpreting, implementation and monitoring of corporate and regional AML policies. The role also involves working with global business colleagues in order to facilitate the implementation of a strategic AML project.  The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop AML expertise and ensure cohesive project delivery working with a variety of departments across the business, both locally and across regions, as well as interacting with senior management.

  • Act as KYC/ AML Subject Matter Expert and give advice in real life cases

  • Take a leading role and having active participation in global and regional AML/ KYC projects such as streamlining existing Anti-Money Laundering (AML), OFAC programs and clients screening processes

  • Profile (include process map) the existing AML/ KYC process, highlight gaps against global best practices/ standards

  • Liaise with and coordination of the various business areas within the business around the region and Compliance teams on the AML/ KYC issues. Functional areas include operations, technology, fund management, compliance, legal, risk, sales and etc

  • Perform analysis and produce regular reports and MIS on specific topics for the regional and global Senior Management team

  • Establish strong working relationships with all business partners throughout the GIM organization – across all functions and geographies

  • Bachelor's degree in business/ related discipline or equivalent work/training required, professional qualification in KYC/ AML
  • 5-8 years or above of work experience within the investment management/ financial service/ auditing/compliance/ consulting industry with a strong exposure to KYC/ AML/ CDD/ EDD
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of staff and Senior Management
  • Sound knowledge of business environment and regulatory knowledge in Asia
  • Experience rolling out projects involving process and culture change preferred
  • Outstanding analytical skills with the ability to understand business functions and processes swiftly
  • Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, organize and prioritize work and deliver results quickly
  • Exceptional communication, conflict management and negotiation skills; fluent in English, Mandarin will be a major plus
  • Highly motivated, team player, self-starter and able to work independently
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