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Associate, KYC Advisory & Reviews, Hong Kong

Req #: 170095186
Location: Hong Kong, , HK
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.        
 
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
 
Our Compliance Function
 
With a diverse team of Compliance professionals supporting all areas of our business around the globe, the team is working diligently to be innovative and present all business partners with thoughtful and unique solutions to the challenges they face.  The Compliance function has a robust set of priorities in place focused on best practice and employee development to ensure goals are delivered.

Business Description:

The Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) Asia team is responsible for implementation and oversight of Anti Money Laundering (AML) policies and procedures for the firm's businesses in Asia. The successful candidate will principally be involved in the day-to-day management of the CB and CIB KYC Advisory and Reviews team providing advisory on applicable KYC policies and procedures as well as performing compliance review and approval for KYC records for newly onboarded clients or existing clients whose KYC profile is being renewed. He/She is also expected to contribute and actively participate in strategic policy review and or implementation initiatives at regional and global level. This role implies a close working relationship with business and operations functions.
 
Job functions/responsibilities:
  • Review of KYC records of financial service providers (including hedge funds, private equity firms, broker dealers, correspondent banks and money remitters) to ensure accuracy and compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Provide guidance on KYC policies and regulations and liaise with Business and Supporting Functions for day-to-day Compliance-related escalations and questions.
  • Contributes to the ongoing review and update of applicable KYC policies and procedures
  • Execute daily routine of KYC approvals and tracking.
  • Conduct regular KYC/AML training on the Firm's policies and procedures to business staff in line with Regional and Global AML Programs.

 

Essential Skills/Experience:
  • At least 4-7 years work experience in a compliance, legal, risk management, client onboarding or control function – preferably gained in a global financial institution.
  • Exposure to AML, ATF, PEP, ABC and Sanctions issues
  • Strong communication - written and interpersonal
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively consult to obtain desired results
  • Must be a self-starter, pro-active, organized, with a keen eye on details and have the ability to work independently.
  • Strong research skills, familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Highly motivated, intuitive and possess initiative to identify potential process improvements.
  • Previous exposure to a diverse and international work environment.
Additional Skills/Experience:
  • Familiarity with the various US, EU and APAC regulatory regimes applicable to the banking industry. Knowledge of cash management, investment banking and corporate banking or some experience with the corresponding banking business will be a plus.
Language requirements:
  • Fluent speaking and writing abilities in English is a must. Mandarin speaker a plus but not essential.

 

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