Head of Transaction Monitoring, Anti-Money Laundering Department

Head of Transaction Monitoring, Anti-Money Laundering Department

  • Provide advice to senior management on statutory and regulatory requirements on transaction monitoring and suspicious transaction reporting matters and recommendations in addressing or mitigating identified ML/TF risks
  • Maintain a robust transaction monitoring framework and program and ensure adequate resources, systems and processes are in place for monitoring customer transactions for detecting suspected ML/TF activities
  • Lead the transaction monitoring team and manage matters related to internal disclosures, transaction alerts, reporting to JFIU and related record maintenance and the review of the adequacy and effectiveness of the transaction monitoring systems and processes
  • Handle AML/CFT related systems / regtech application enhancement initiatives
  • Maintain and update transaction monitoring related procedures and manuals
  • Act as the key liaison staff for the bank with JFIU and other law enforcement agencies
  • Manage reporting to senior management / designated committees / regulators on matters related to transaction monitoring system and management information related to suspicious transaction review and STR filing
  • Provide training on transaction monitoring and suspicious transaction reporting
  • Support ad hoc tasks as assigned


  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Law, Risk Management or a business-related discipline with minimum 10 years of experience in AML/CFT compliance and transaction monitoring matters in banks or banking regulator
  • Holder of CAMLP / CAMS
  • Familiar with statutory and regulatory requirements in transaction monitoring and STR matters
  • Good understanding of ML/TF risks in banking industry
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects
  • Good analytical and judgmental skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
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