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AML Officer

Job CategoriesRisk and Compliance

Job TypeFull Time

Job LocationBangsar


Job Description

The AML Officer will assist the Head of Risk and Compliance who is responsible for the overall conduct, oversight as well as promotion of a good corporate culture and compliance with all applicable laws, guidelines, policies, etc.

The AML Officer will report to the Head of Risk and Compliance.


Job Requirements

  • Review and process AML/KYC documents in accordance with company policies and procedures;
  • Assess client documentation for validity; follow up with customers when required;
  • Ensure all CDD requirements are met throughout the customer life cycle;
  • Communicate and respond to internal stakeholders and client queries promptly, accurately, and with a high degree of professionalism;
  • Ensure that all data, documents, and information collected as part of the Due Diligence process are compliant;
  • Clearing alerts/matches generated; including PEPs (Politically Exposed Persons), sanctions, and adverse media checks;
  • Report unusual transactions or behavior aligned with reporting policies and procedures;
  • Complete daily AML/ATF reporting;
  • Monitor updates and changes to laws, regulations, guidelines, and compliance trends within the relevant industries;
  • Monitor compliance with existing and new or amended laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Assist in the implementation of and review and update business compliance manuals and other documented internal control measures to meet the changing regulatory requirements;
  • Regularly audit company procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks;
  • Assess company operations to determine compliance risk; and
  • Ensure all employees are educated on the latest regulations and processes.


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Minimum 6-7 years of working experience in a compliance role with an asset management/ banking/ financial institution and/or regulatory environment;
  • Good analytical skills and an eye for detail;
  • Good communication and presentation skills; and
  • Degree in law, business, management, or equivalent.

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