Compliance and Operational Risk Manager

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role:

  • Compliance Function
  • Act as Compliance Officer (“CO”) and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”) for Welend to oversee AML/CTF matters in Welend and identify and report suspicious transactions to relevant regulators
  • Develop and implement AML/CTF programs to ensure they remain up-to-date and meet current requirements
  • Review transaction alerts and internal reports of suspicious transactions
  • Review parameters for AML/CTF related internal reports
  • Provide AML/CTF advisory to internal stakeholder such as business, operations, and technology team
  • Handle AML/CTF related enquiries from relevant regulators
  • Provide training to staff on AML/CTF and other general compliance matters
  • Operational Risk Function
  • Review effective control measures, e.g. KRIs and monitoring plans for operational risk management, with relevant internal stakeholders
  • Review operational risk incidents/complaints, monitor action plan and work with responsible units on operations enhancement and/or risk mitigation
  • Drive Customer Data Protection with the organization

What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • University degree in Accounting & Finance, Business, Law or related discipline
  • AML qualification is required (e.g. CAMS, CAMLP, AAMLP)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in AML/CTF function
  • Good knowledge of AML/CTF laws and regulations, familiar with the “Guideline on Compliace of AML and CTF Requirements for Licensed Money Lenders”. Experience in money lender is highly preferred
  • Ability to work independently and strategically, open to tackling new issues and sounding out new ideas
  • Strong interest in fintech
  • Ability to work with colleagues in different functions and across all levels
  • A team player with strong communication skills

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate. If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please email your resume to us at [email protected]

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