head, group anti-money laundering in Kuala Lumpur

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kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
banking & financial services
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queenie yeoh, randstad
603 2036 7566
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job description

about the company
A dynamic and growing organisation that is one of the largest fully integrated financial services groups in Malaysia. They are looking for an inspiring and visionary leader to lead the Transaction monitoring team.

about the role

As the Head of Group AML, you will oversee all AML units that cut across all business segments of the bank such as Consumer Banking, Investment Banking, Global Markets, Corporate Banking, Transaction Banking and Asset Management.


  • Create and review framework to monitor financial crime developments impacting all businesses
  • Drive regional implementation plans to quantify impacts and implement actions to manage and mitigate effects of regulatory changes
  • Identify key issues in relation to anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, and provide alternatives and compliance solutions that result in strong compliance controls and support continued long-term business growth
  • Liaise with relevant regional stakeholders to provide expertise on all Financial Crime Compliance matters
  • Cooperate with regulators and industry bodies on Financial Crime related matters
  • Maintain clear communication and working relationship with local functions and Global Businesses to ensure implementation of new disciplines
  • Lead, motivate and develop an effective team that reflects diversity and the brand while improving employee engagement
  • Align operating practices with changes in Global Financial Crime Standards and regulatory risk, ensure relevance of Financial Crime Compliance Framework
  • Supervise all regulatory and compliance matters as they relate to Financial Crime Compliance and the management of operational risk

skills & requirements

  • At least 12 years of experience in Banking Financial Crime Compliance function, financial investigation, financial crime risk/compliance role
  • Capable of analyzing large volumes of information or data and providing succinct summaries
  • Expert in dealing with regulatory matters, confident interacting with Regulators
  • Ability to lead change, connecting departments and to create motivate and lead a team
  • Capable of developing practical, cost effective solutions to complex issues
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the capacity to articulate the case for risk management and policy in the language of business
  • Proven understanding of Anti-Money Laundering with ability to exercise sound judgment in implementing various AML/CFT and Financial Crime Compliance requirements

culture & benefits
Successful candidates can expect an attractive and competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience together with other benefits alongside with career advancement opportunities which shall commensurate with efforts and contributions.

how to apply
If you're interested to apply, please click on the appropriate link or should you have any enquiry, please reach out to Queenie Yeoh at queenie.y@randstad.com.my.


AML, Financial Crime Compliance, Banking