Senior Business Control Officer

About this role:

As the First Line of Defence, you will play an important role as part of the Business Control to govern the Bank’s daily operational workflows and procedures with the internal policy standards and regulatory requirements. In addition, you will be working closely with various business units to ensure effective control measures are in place in order to limit the Bank’s risk exposure within the risk appetites set by the management.

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

  • Identify, articulate and quantify any potential risk exposure in the Bank’s daily workflows and procedures
  • Develop effective risk control measures with business unit owners
  • Monitor the progress of risk control measure implementation
  • Perform periodic thematic review to ensure the Bank’s routine operations are executed in a strict adherence of specifications stated in procedure manuals
  • Formulate, drive and implement process enhancement initiatives to improve operational efficiency, risk effectiveness and to deliver quality customer service
  • Track the Bank’s risk exposure in its daily operations and escalate to the management for any material breach of risk controls

What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • Degree or above in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Operation Management, Risk Management or related discipline
  • At least 3 - 5 years relevant experience, preferably in retail banking and fintech industry
  • Passionate in shaping a brand-new banking experience to the market
  • Solid knowledge of internal control principles and ability to assess risk in various dimensions
  • Strong understanding of digital/online/ virtual retail banking operations
  • Good communication skills and able to articulate complex information for audiences of different backgrounds
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Cantonese and English

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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