Compliance Director

Full-time
Quezon City
Posted 4 months ago
  • Manage the Asia AML/ATF QA Team (50% of workload) As documented in the MFC AML/ATF Compliance Manual, the ongoing assessment of AML/ATF controls is a regulatory expectation and a critical part of an effective AML/ATF program.
  • Quality Assurance (QA) testing ensures that AML/ATF controls are operating effectively and that risks are effectively mitigated.
  • Responsible for supervising the Asia Regional AML/ATF QA Team, and providing assurance that the BUs’ AML/ATF and Compliance Programs are in compliance with the Company’s Global AML/ATF Policy and Asia Divisional AML/ATF Risk Management Program, applicable Compliance Policies and applicable laws and regulations Specific AML/ATF QA leadership responsibilities include:
  • In coordination with senior Asia Regional Compliance Office (RCO) and Investment Division Centre of Excellence (“Inv. Div. COE”) management, develop an annual Asia Regional AMLATF quality assurance test plan (“the plan”) for all LifeCo and Investment Division subsidiaries in Asia;
  • Directly supervise 4 members of the AML/ATF QA Team to execute the plan, delivering high quality insights to Regional and Territorial Compliance teams while ensuring that testing is methodologically rigorous and efficient, and that findings are actionable;
  • Reviewing actual AML/ATF and other Compliance files, cases, reports, and procedures either on-site (in client’s offices / territories in Asia) or off-site;
  • Ensuring that selected controls set out in the AML/ATF and other Compliance Programs are actually being executed as written on the policies and procedures, and in keeping with best industry practice and standards; • Where deviations from AML/ATF and other Compliance policies and procedures have been identified, providing guidance on significance and materiality to Regional and Territorial Compliance Teams;

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or related course (Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor would be advantageous)
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience
  • A track record of interacting effectively with senior business leaders, including effectively managing conflicts
  • Strong background in insurance industry or banking
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills, including presenting and communicating effectively in cross-cultural work environments
  • Background in AML/ATF, and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation, strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and keen attention to details
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to facilitate interactions with any position level and department in other Manulife offices / territories (e.g., LifeCo and AWAM business units, Legal, Compliance, Underwriting, Operations, Risk Management, Sales, etc.)

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