＜Who we are looking for＞
The AML/KYC Officer is the AML/KYC contact for the business and is expected to be fully conversant in all operational processes, policies and procedures relating to AML and KYC. The AML officer will work as part of a team that has ongoing responsibility for the First Line of Defense for the our Japan AML and KYC programs.
As the AML/KYC Officer for Japan, primarily you are accountable for ensuring timely KYC (Customer Identification Program/Customer Due Diligence/Enhanced Due Diligence) for new client as well as on-going KYC reviews. In addition, this role will assist to prepare client reporting based on the instruction from the management.
You will interact with various key stakeholders including Client facing teams, Japan MLRO as well as APAC equivalents, BU AMLO, Compliance Risk Monitoring Team, Shared Services AML CoE, BU AML CoE and Head Office AML team to ensure coordination and timely completion of KYC and periodic review processes.
＜What you will be responsible for＞
As Client Onboarding AML/KYC Operations, you will
●Ensure the our businesses in Japan is compliant with the our AML and Sanctions Policies, AML and Sanctions BU Standard Operating Procedures (“BU SOP”) and the Global KYC matrix requirements.
●Oversee that the KYC is timely completed for all our Japan entities both before onboarding and at periodic reviews and event driven reviews by BU AML CoE supporting team.
●Provide oversight of outsourced activities, ensuring services are delivered according to SLAs and act as the business escalation point for issues.
●Perform transaction monitoring and detect any unusual or red flag activities.
●Act as an escalation point for PEP, AML, Negative News and Sanctions screening hits and ensure timely feedback for request for information (RFIs) raised by centralized screening teams. Ensure Unusual Activity Reports are completed and work with FIU on Suspicious Activity Reports as required to ensure timely reporting of UARs as per BU SOP.
●Review and update the Standard Operations Procedures of the Business Unit on an annual basis, and as required based on the Global AML toolkit releases
●Provide any BU AML / KYC metrics required for reporting (BU LE metrics, AMLOC metrics, Periodic reviews forecast, etc.)
●Review and understanding of new business products/opportunities and the inherent risks involved.
●Act as an escalation point for any business KYC/AML queries.
●Build strong partnership with our key stakeholders including BUAMLO, MLROs, client facing teams, key business partners.
●Participate as required to regional committee (APAC AMLOC) and ongoing Global AML working groups and Global trainings.
●Coordinate request from Compliance and Audit and provide required information on a timely manner.
●Supporting client reporｔ