Manager, Financial Crime Surveillance Unit

Manager, Financial Crime Surveillance Unit

Standard Chartered
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Job Description



About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

  • In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.



Role Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Ensure that there is adequate support (people, processes, tools, frameworks, systems) in the respective team for necessary FCC controls.


Business

  • Support relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on current and possible future policies, practices, and trends.


Processes

  • Manage and/or resolve risk events/cases.

    • Spend time reviewing cases with staff and independantly to resolve issues and further develop/improve process and process expertise

    • Follow the Correspondent/Non-Correspondent Banking DOI to process risk events in line with Assess, Analyse, Act (AAA) process.

    • Do further analysis and escalations using knowledge about complex products.



  • Implement/roll-out Group and FCC processes/DOIs.

  • Maintain and recommend (for approval by the relevant Risk Committee), appropriate processes/DOIs to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.


People and Talent

  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to direct reports to ensure they are highly engaged and performing to their potential.

  • Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.

  • Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and streamlined workflows and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.

  • Collaborate with training teams to input to training curriculum to support closing of capability gaps.

  • Ensure the respective team is adequately resourced and staffed by an appropriate number of competent staff sufficiently independent to perform duties objectively, to support sustainable business growth and address financial crime risks.

  • Ensure staff in the respective team have clearly articulated and well understood roles and responsibilities through meaningful and accurate job descriptions.


Risk Management

  • Make recommendations (and/or implement) to relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and/or findings of concerns from investigations.

  • Inform senior management and relevant regulators of serious regulatory breaches (or where risk tolerances have been breached) and ensure that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.

  • Analyse significant financial crime risk events (e.g. non-compliant transactions, production orders) to ensure that all connected parties, particularly cross-border are identified and reported at the appropriate levels internally across all relevant jurisdictions.

  • Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.


Governance

  • Track significant issues arising from FCC metrics, FCC Assurance activities, Audit reviews and regulatory inspections, providing validation of issue closure where necessary.

  • Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.

  • Support all control checks undertaken by FCC under the Operational Risk Framework (ORF).

  • Periodic reporting and timely escalation of significant risks and issues arising from FCC Monitoring and Assurance activities.

  • Be accountable for identification and escalation of potential risks and issues to senior management through appropriate governance channels and the Quality Assurance framework.

  • Ensure tracking and remediation of surveillance and investigations related regulatory findings.

  • In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.

  • Prepare and cascade lessons learned from audit findings, FCC assurance activities and specific investigations.

  • Collate, analyse and interpret data in reports to senior management and relevant governance/risk committees.

  • Analyse and interpret data to produce reports that help the bank identify and manage emerging areas of risk / vulnerability and thus drive remediation action within the FCC function.


Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos Values and Code of Conduct.

  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead the FCSU to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank&rsquos Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients Effective Financial Markets Financial Crime ComplianceThe Right Environment.] .

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

  • Exercise authorities delegated by the Board of Directors and act in accordance with Articles of Association


Project/change management

  • Manage and protect business as usual (BAU) capability during change programmes, as well as during the execution and delivery of the Remediation initiatives through project phase and into BAU.

  • Provide subject matter expert advice, guidance and support to the project managers on managing change.

  • Review new business requirements and provide solutions where required.


Key Stakeholders

  • FCC Controls representatives in group and country.


Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and Group&rsquos brand and values in FCSU,

  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.



Our Ideal Candidate

5 to 10 years of relevant work experience in the following areas:
[For screening:

  • Sanctions and screening (name and transaction) surveillance skills

  • Analysis skills: able to analyse data, working knowledge of Internet and MS Office Suite & independently assimilate, analyse and evaluate information from disperse data sources to determine a course of action (e.g. case closure or escalation), and record and communicate this decision clearly and concisely.

  • Banking: knowledge in terms of customers, products and transactions

  • Banking operations experience (Client Due Diligence, payments, trade, markets or other) and service oriented attitude.

  • Excellent communication in English (articulation and writing).]


[For Monitoring:

  • AML transaction monitoring and terrorist financing surveillance skills in relation the respective country jurisdiction, and client types.

  • Analysis skills: able to analyse data trends and out of pattern activities, working knowledge of Internet and MS Office Suite & independently assimilate, analyse and evaluate information from disperse data sources to determine a course of action (e.g. case closure or escalation), and record and communicate this decision clearly and concisely.

  • Banking: knowledge in terms of customers, products and transactions with expertise in at least one customer segment (retail, corporate, private banking, correspondent banking)


  • Banking operations/payments experience (Client Due Diligence, payments, cash & trade, markets or other) and service oriented attitude.

  • Excellent communication in English (articulation and writing).]



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Job Details

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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