Associate Director, AML Transaction Risk Monitoring

Job Locations MY-Selangor-Kuala Lumpur
Posted Date 6 months ago(12/5/2023 4:33 AM)
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Compliance & Risk



  • Responsible for the planning and operations of the AML Transaction Risk Monitoring functions and meeting regulatory requirements relating to this area
  • Ensures all SLAs are met
  • Ensures process employed is robust and up to date with regulatory and technical changes/advancements

Job Accountabilities / Key Result Areas:

  • To perform risk evaluation on suspicious transactions which may involve proceeds from an unlawful activity or the customer is involved in money laundering or financing of terrorism as required under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFPUA).
  • To escalate to Compliance for STR (Suspicious Transaction Reporting), where transactions are risk assessed as such.
    Initiate and track resolution of ECDDs where required and ensure SLAs are met
  • Report Transaction Monitoring status/activities to the AML Committee
  • Lead the yearly review of monitoring criteria with the AML Committee
  • Keep up date on the latest development on related regulations and ensure processes are robust and effective and update the AML Committee
  • Lead or participate in projects assigned from time to time


Job requirements:

  • Degree holder in business/legal or related disciplines. Certification related to AML will
    be an advantage.

  • Preferably 3 years or more of working experience in AML monitoring/Compliance in
    the banking/financial services industry in the same capacity.

  • Good experience in leadership, ability to motivate

  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication & interpersonal skills

  • Good problem solving & analytical skills


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