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
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