Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
The AEJ Financial Crime Compliance team is responsible for all financial crime compliance matters in the region, which includes Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Korea and Australia. The primary role is to assist the Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Asia ex-Japan ("AEJ") and Senior Management in managing the financial crime risks of the firm and ensure the effective implementation of the financial crime regime in Nomura, AEJ. The ambit of financial crime includes Anti-Money Laundering ("AML"), Counter-Financing of Terrorism ("CFT") and Anti-Bribery and Corruption ("ABC").
The Financial Crime Compliance Officer will be based in Nomura's Singapore office and reports to the VP, Financial Crime Compliance, AEJ.
The roles and responsibilities include the following:
Perform transaction monitoring and reviews on client accounts and transactions.
Conduct quality assurance and sample testing on client accounts and transaction monitoring alerts.
Conduct due diligence and review on clients, including enhanced due diligence.
Review and approve third party payments
Review and analyse due diligence information on new and existing clients in accordance with the AEJ AML Policy.
Conduct investigations into clients' suspicious activities and working with the relevant stakeholders including operations and business divisions.
Provide advice and guidance to relevant stakeholders on financial crime-related queries, including AEJ KYC teams and business divisions.
Liaise with audit and regulators on any financial crime-related issues.
Draft suspicious transaction reports where necessary.
Participate in regional or global projects or initiatives as required as a result of change in legal or regulatory requirements and/or expectations.
Key Experience & Skills
Preferred Experience and Skillsets
The incumbent should ideally possess the following mandatory qualities and experience:
1-3 years of AML/CFT experience
Good understanding of financial crime legislations, rules or regulations in Singapore and preferably Asia Pacific
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and confidentially with internal stakeholders and external parties across all levels (both written & verbal)
Able to work independently and as a team
Good Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Degree or equivalent
Strong analytical skills with an investigative mind-set with financial analysis background
ACAMS or other similar AML qualifications
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.
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