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Compliance - Global Financial Crimes Compliance - Client List Screening - Associate

Req #: 180032653
Location: Singapore, 01, SG
Job Category: Compliance
Potential Referral Amount: 8000 Singapore Dollar (SGD)
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
JPMorgan Chase Bank is a global leader in the financial services industry, offering intelligent solutions across comprehensive and cutting edge global product platforms.  You will be surrounded by smart, driven people like yourself, who in line with the highest standards of integrity, combine innovation and analysis to achieve industry leading results and recognition in accordance with the business principles fundamental to our success.
About List Screening
Unified within one production umbrella the Sanctions Screening and Client List Screening team provide vital support within the firm’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance department focusing on Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sanctions and Know Your Customer (KYC) programs and offer diversified opportunities to learn and thrive in a banking operations environment. The teams perform functions involving clients across all Lines of Business (LOBs) including Private Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Commercial Banking, Consumer & Community Banking as well as monitoring of employees, vendors, related parties, and securities.
Functions include and are not limited to:
  • Conducting real-time and ongoing screening of Negative Media, Politically Exposed Persons and/or Sanctions
  • Reviewing potential reputational or transactional risks to the firm and escalating them to the LOBs and/or Compliance
  • Perform review of wire transfers, trade finance transactions and investment banking transactions and perform necessary research to determine true sanctions matches
  • Evaluating J.P. Morgan client’s KYC files to develop a substantial understanding of the entity structure, business and risk profiles, expected activity and account history
  • Working in partnership with all LOBs, In-Country Sanctions Officers, In-Country Money Laundering Reporting Officers and regional GFCC Investigations teams
  • Participating and leading initiatives on behalf of Compliance and the Singapore Corporate Centre
Join us and develop cross-functional compliance expertise at a global bank pioneering industry leading initiatives to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions violations, bribery, corruption and other risks.
  • Operate in collaborative team environment, conducting both client screening or transaction screening as required and assigned by the team
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to accept new assignments and challenges in a rapidly changing environment
  • Utilize cross-functional exposure for comprehensive reviews and decision making when disposing or escalating potential risks and function as a key contributor with demonstrated knowledge of BSA/AML and/or Sanctions
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and drive the implementation of initiatives and operational process changes with a focus on innovation
  • Strive to maintain individual and team throughput and quality targets and ensure work meet deadlines
  • Exercise sound judgment and observe the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Follow and promote a strong controls mindset
  • Minimum three to five years working experience in a professional environment
  • Experience in Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, KYC/Due Diligence and/or Investigations with Compliance or Regulatory experience a plus
  • Some basic knowledge of US OFAC and Asia sanctions requirements with experience in sanctions review as a strong advantage
  • Keen sense of corporate awareness with an understanding of banking operations, business and corporate support structures
  • Aptitude to understand different business models, product sets, and risk factors across the various lines of business including Private Banking and Investment Banking
  • Strong research, analytical ability, logical thinking and comprehension skills, with ability to analyze and summarize data
  • Detailed, well organized, self-starter, capable of working under minimal supervision
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines in high-pressure environment while maintaining quality output
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for report summarizations and escalations
  • Strong interpersonal skills; results-oriented team player
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Asian language reading and writing skills (e.g. Chinese, Japanese or Korean) strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


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