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16 days agoHSBC

Business Financial Crime Risk Manager

  • Sydney, CANADA
  • Sales

Job description

Job description

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At HSBC we exist with the purpose of Opening up a World of Opportunity. We use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to provide opportunities for our customers and colleagues through global connectivity. We bring together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

As an HSBC employee in Australia, you’ll have access to tailored professional development opportunities, competitive pay, an embedded flexible working culture and a range of employee benefits. These include market-leading subsidised private health cover, enhanced parental pay and support when returning to work, subsidised banking products and services, bonus leave days and wellness programmes including discounted gym memberships.

Wealth and Personal Banking (WPB) ambition is to become Australia’s #1 International Retail Bank, to focus on the internationalist customer and to build a progressive bank for the future. We are investing in long term growth including expanding our Branch network and digital capability to deliver a premium service to our high net worth customers

The Business Financial Crime Risk Manager will play a significant and critical role in the success of WPB’s objectives and outcomes with regards to deterring, detecting, and protecting against financial crime risk. The role will report to Head of Financial Crime Risk for WPB and be responsible for a number of key financial crime related activities, specifically, Transaction Monitoring, Name Screening & Customer Risk Monitoring Unit (CRMU) related programmes of work and implementation. The role holder must ensure the primary operational aspects are managed effectively to achieve strategic business and customer outcomes in a sustainable, ethical and cost-effective manner, and in accordance with the Financial Crime Global Standards, working closely with local, Regional and Global stakeholders across all 3 lines of defence. 

Your main responsibilities will include:

·  Work collaboratively with key stakeholders across local WPB, 2nd line Risk & Compliance, offshore Global Service Centres (GSCs), and also Regional and Global functions.  
·  Leading activities relating to proactive reviews undertaken by our Customer Risk Monitoring Unit (CRMU), working collaboratively with the offshore NFR Utility team and Regional WPB in order to optimise and enhance WPB’s financial crime risk control environment.  
·  Ensure proactive risk reviews are conducted against WPB’s portfolio, to ensure known and emerging financial crime risk typologies are identified and addressed, which may involve control enhancements, remediation or risk mitigating activities etc. 
·  Accountable for the oversight of Transaction Monitoring (TM) including oversight of alert volumes, quality and adjudication, optimisation, and backlog management and act as the key stakeholder for WPB for future enhancements to TM systems and processes. 
·  Ensure customer Name Screening (Sanctions, PEP, Negative News) processes are aligned to the Group policy and local regulatory requirements.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

·  Bachelor’s degree with relevant years of experience in financial crime or risk management. 
·  High level of analytical and reasoning skills.
·  Proven experience in successful oversight of an offshore team.
·  Experience in coaching, mentoring, developing others, with the ability to build an empowering, people focused culture that encourages the use of one’s own initiative to own and resolve customer issues.
·  Strong organisational and time management skills in order to meet competing deadlines. 
·  Strong attention to detail
·  Excellent written and presentation skills.

Preference will be given to candidates who hold Australian PR/Citizenship or New Zealand Citizenship, or who can demonstrate current unrestricted work rights in Australia without limitations.

We value different perspectives, we succeed together, collaborating across boundaries, we take responsibility, holding ourselves accountable to get things done. Through these values, HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are appreciated and respected and where opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow in an inclusive environment. Applications from First Nations peoples are encouraged.

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