The BNP Paribas Group is a leader in banking and financial services, employing over 185,000 people across 75 countries and 5 continents. At BNP Paribas, we work continuously on behalf of our clients, helping them to realise their projects around the world. You can be an important part of this, helping us to serve our clients both in mature and emerging markets, providing them with financial solutions across a diverse range of expertise, products and services. Our origins lie in Europe but nearly a quarter of our employees now work in our multi-award-winning Asian offices and we are a committed player in all APAC markets.
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas has been present in the region for over 150 years and plans to grow its business from €2bl EUR to €3bl EUR by the end of 2016. With 9,000 employees in the region and a presence in 14 markets (with 3 main centres in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo), BNP Paribas offers you the chance to grow with us in Asia Pacific.
Direct contribution to the Bank's operational permanent control framework.
Keep updated on OFAC's country sanction programs implemented pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act (CISADA), the Iran Transactions Regulations (ITR), Cuba Asset Control Regulations (CACR), Sudanese Sanctions Regulations (SSR) and other OFAC country sanction laws and regulations.
Keep updated on OFAC's list-based sanction programs targeting activities such as Narcotics Trafficking, Terrorism, Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Transnational Criminal Organizations.
Keep updated on EU and local sanctions measures and applications.
Keep updated on developments on sanctions, embargoes and related Sanctions laws and regulations as well as group policies and procedures.
Provide AML and sanctions advisory to business lines and functions.
Perform Level 3 SHINE alert control clearance process and all related matters in accordance with policies and procedures, including without limitation:
review and analyze transaction alerts escalated by Level 2;
conduct appropriate enhanced due diligence and ensure proper clearance of such transaction alerts in accordance with prevailing AML & sanctions regulations and policies; and
Ensure proper escalation of transaction alerts to Country and/or Regional Compliance where appropriate.
Provide advisory support on Level 3 SHINE framework and all related matters.
Implement sanctions monitoring standards in line with Head office and Regional policies, procedures and guidelines.
Perform second level controls on all alerts cleared by Level 2 SHINE.
Coordinate and assist in the blacklists management process and dashboard reporting.
Manage and coordinate all queries and matters related to SHINE alerts process.
Coordinate and assist in the testing, implementation and maintenance of related AML tools and systems.
Ensure efficient framework for the identification and clearance of sanction alerts.
Provide appropriate training to new joiners, businesses and functions to enhance AML and sanctions risk awareness.
Coordinate and participate in ad hoc projects, risk assessment and audit / regulatory inspections.
Generally provide support to the Head of Financial Security/KYC, SEA.
Competencies (Technical / Behavioural)
At least 5 years of working experience with 3 years of relevant AML & Sanctions Compliance experience. Candidates with lesser experience may be considered on a case by case basis.
Good general knowledge of the international financial sanctions laws and regulations in an international financial institution or a regulatory body in Asia Pacific is preferred.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, a flexible, collaborative and team-oriented approach to problem-solving and an ability to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
An ability to write concisely and clearly; and to produce clear constructive advice under pressure and within short timeframes.
Must evidence an attention to detail and have an investigative and questioning nature.
Ideally be flexible and have a hands-on in work style, with the ability to work independently to carry out projects.
Ideally be familiar with navigating the operational tools which support Sanctions Compliance controls.
Ability to maintain high quality in a risk intensive environment.
A good team player
Specific Qualifications Required
Knowledge of SWIFT messaging and key screening tools is mandatory.
Demonstrate cross-line of business knowledge of banking systems and products.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution (e.g. ICA or ACAMS).