Senior Specialist, High Risk Typologies, AML Intelligence

Job title: Senior Specialist, High Risk Typologies, AML Intelligence
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM10,000-RM15,000 per month
Contact name: Maheswary Kandasamy
Contact email:
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

​About the role

Our client is one of established local bank in Malaysia.

Your responsibilities

Support the AML CFT Intelligence (IB & Bank) /Head, AML Analytics on AML CFT matters on day-to-day issues.

  • Enhance Transaction Monitoring risk coverage (including TM models, model governance, calibration, segmentation).

  • Maintain Detection Scenario Inventory pertaining to TM group wide (at BU, Product, Typology and Execution Cycle Level).

  • Monitor and manage activity and alert outcome trend for any anomalies to prompt swift actions and correction as required.

  • Annual/adhoc Detection Scenarios Assessment/Review.

  • Monitoring Coverage Gap Assessment.

  • Support System, Data and Analytics team pertaining to Threshold review process (support BTL, ATL, Back Testing, Sample testing).

  • Annual/Adhoc TM segmentation maintenance.

  • Alert Scoring/Consolidation/Optimization/Prioritization maintenance.

  • Annual/adhoc parameter and threshold assessments with Analytics team.

  • TM List code maintenance (Tran codes, product codes etc.

  • Identify new High-Risk patterns (Shell companies, mule accounts, tax evasion indicia, High Risk Jurisdiction exposure etc and anomalies through Escalation info, Alert/Case outcomes, regulatory guidelines, regulators/CB RFIs, STR outcome and data analytics and intelligence.

  • Monitor typology reports, pattern reports and investigation reports published by independent bodies (APG, FINCEN etc. and regulators (MAS etc. and update red flag inventory and recommend assessment considerations of new scenarios to management based on assessment (annually/as required).

  • Generate Adhoc data driven investigation cases on high risk AML segments of concern (through comprehensive Network/Link driven outcome analysis) (assign them to HR Unit under Transaction Monitoring and Surveillance team).

Subject matter expertise

  • Provide expertise and guidance to team members.

  • Support best practice sharing across teams.

  • Resolve any escalated AML CFT related issues.

You will have

  • AICB, Advance Certificate in AML from AICB or equivalent.

  • At least with 6- 8 years of experience in Compliance or AML related tasks.

  • Strong team player; able to work with others.

  • Operates with focus of creating value for the 1st line of defense and customer.

  • Has the skills set and expertise to successfully execute/operationalize AML CFT requirement.

  • Understanding of relative AML CFT compliance requirements and processes.

  • Strong problem solving skill to support issue and derive for resolution.

  • Adept at solving AML problems in a logical and fact-driven manner (e.g., when tackling technical challenges, obstacles, backlog prioritization).

  • Highly adaptable and able to respond to fast changing environment.

  • Resourceful and be able to leverage network effectively.

  • Ability to collaborate and help the department, team members and business as appropriate.

  • Actively listens to others, being empathy understands and values others' views.

  • Ability communicate opinions or views of all effectively and clearly.

  • Presentation and training skills.

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