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Senior Manager - Compliance

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Work type: Full time
Location: Malaysia
Categories: Group Legal & Risk, Internal Legal
Office Location: Kuala Lumpur

Compliance Officer & MLRO -  Senior Manager
Kuala Lumpur, Penang Labuan - Malaysia - Full Time

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Managing Director of Malaysia & Group Compliance Officer.  Responsible for all AML, CFT, Sanctions and Compliance matters in TMF’s Malaysian Offices which located in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Labuan. This is a Senior Manager position. The Compliance Officer and MLRO will be responsible for supporting the TMF Offices to meet the Group’s expectation and regulatory standards. They will possess the ability to embrace and adapt to an ever-changing priorities, business needs and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible in monthly Compliance Reporting to the Group Compliance Centre (GCC) on Know Your Customers (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) and Operational Risk reviews.
  • Guide the account managers on the TMF Compliance process for on-boarding of new clients and periodic client review.
  • Monitor companies due diligence documentation to ensure compliance with AMLATFA and achieve 100% KYC completeness.
  • Responsible for supporting the business in assessing trigger events including unusual transactions, adverse media reports, adverse monitoring outcomes in cooperation with account managers, local management and/or the GCC for the purpose of reporting and to cooperate with the LFSA and the FIED in BNM on AML/CFT investigations.
  • Support local account managers with all compliance related questions.
  • Support staff in the delivery of induction, annual and refresher training on Group Policies and in regard to AML, CFT, Sanctions and Compliance.
  • Reviewing formal policies on risk management, and corporate governance, and providing any updates for preparing statistic submissions to authorities and perform compliance checking on clients i.e. world check.
  • Review the needs of the various departments in the Company on compliance matters.
  • Plan and conduct periodic review on all aspects of the Company’s operations including provide advice to the Management for improvement of the Company’s internal controls.
  • Keep abreast of new legal regulatory and material regulatory changes, new developments on Regulatory Compliance to ensure requirements are embedded into the business processes.
  • Perform gap analysis of the regulatory requirement and actual processes where required.
  • Ensure TMF Group is made aware of and supports the business to comply with all local regulatory requirements.
  •  Leading, coordinating and supporting the performance of effective risk management and the ERM requirements for Malaysia with the support of Group Risk.
  • Liaise with Auditors and oversee and report on the status of audits, findings and recommendations.
  • Support the Managing Director in the management of the relationship with TMF’s Regulators, oversee and manage regulatory visits and any remediation activities and ensure all regulatory reporting is undertaken in a timely manner.
  • Act as the local point of contact and support the business teams in the delivery of FATCA and CRS services to clients.
  • Manage local compliance staff in Labuan and Kuala Lumpur.

Key Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Professional Degree, Law or equivalent.
  • At least 10 years of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Previous team management experience.
  • Preferably Managers specializing in Law/Legal Services or equivalent.

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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