Compliance Associate

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring of initial and on-going Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements
  • Reviewing company activities to ensure Company policies are being adhered to as part of the Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Providing Compliance Training support and helping promote Compliance across the business
  • Building relationships with other World First teams and providing regulatory advice and guidance
  • Understanding changes in regulations and implications on the business, and assisting with the development of internal policies and procedures
  • Risk based review of existing client accounts
  • Escalating any suspicious activity to the MLRO
  • Assisting with Compliance Investigations as appropriate

Key Capabilities:

  • At least 1 year of compliance/ KYC/ AML experience
  • Excellent command of English and Cantonese, business level of Japanese is desirable 
  • A good understanding of the financial services environment and regulation
  • An ability to understand legal and regulatory requirements and to apply them to business practices (prior experience working for a regulated financial entity is preferred)
  • Professional manner and excellent communication skills
  • Able to build effective relationships across the business
  • Logical working style and high attention to detail
  • Possibility to undertake further study and gain a Global Financial Compliance Award (CISI)
  • Fresh graduates with legal background are welcome to apply

Salary and Benefits:

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • An excellent benefits package including Mandatory Provident Fund; health, dental and life insurance; enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies
  • 20 days holiday, birthday day off, charity leave, 3 life event days during your career with WorldFirst
  • Perks, including: free breakfast, Friday beer fridge, business casual dress code, annual company parties – and more!

To Apply:

Please submit your CV (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to us.

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