Associate Manager, KYC

Function(s):  Corporate Services
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  29-Sep-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

 

We invite highly motivated, dynamic professionals to join our growing Quality & Risk Management Team.


Our Quality & Risk Management Department disseminates timely and relevant information on developments in legislation and regulations, executes initiatives to manage our risk in a challenging environment. The position involves operating as part of a risk management and compliance team.


The AML Monitoring & Compliance function is part of Quality and Risk Management supporting the Firm in customer due diligence process to evaluate the KYC screening results, identify any potential risks prior to accepting or continuing business relationships, ensuring they falls within the regulatory and compliance expectations. 

 

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, perform validation of completeness and accuracy of the KYC screenings, evaluate and document the assessment of the results according to relevant regulations, guidance and procedures
  • Handle internal queries on regulatory requirements and compliance policies and procedures on AML-CFT 
  • Provide support in the development and maintenance of in-house training content for periodic trainings on AML-CFT
  • Participate in establishing, implement and provide oversight AML/CFT policies, procedures, systems and controls
  • Manage and engage with internal stakeholders, setting service standards and resolving issues in accordance with organizational procedures, promote understanding and compliance with risk management policies and procedure

 

Job Requirements:

  • A recognized degree, preferably in Accounting, Banking & Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in compliance and regulatory matters with a sizable financial institution/regulatory body, legal, brokerage and investment firm preferred
  • Candidates with Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) will be an added advantage 
  • Working knowledge of local regulatory guidelines, KYC and AML guidelines is essential
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, escalate issues and propose solutions appropriately
  • Familiar with the use of research databases such as Lexis Nexis, World Check, Factiva, Corporate Registries and related research tools
  • Team player, self-motivated, resourceful and has an eye for detail
     

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.