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Digibank Malaysia Project - Senior Specialist, KYC and Sanction ScreeningMalaysia



Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

Get to know our Digital Bank team:

Grab is leading a consortium for Digital Bank license and to build a bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers. We advocate for customers, think in their shoes and embrace a strong sense of ownership and accountability to solve customer problems and pain points. We are obsessed with delivering “wow” experiences to win the hearts of our customers. If you have what it takes, help build our new Digibank with us.

Get to know the role:

Reporting to the AML & Fraud Operation Manager, the role is responsible for managing a team of KYC and Sanction Screening analysts, as well as assisting in developing procedures for the operation team. The overall objective of this role is to develop and manage a dedicated internal KYC and Sanction Screening program at Digital Bank.

  • Ensure that CDD, EDD, Sanction Screening and Watchlist procedures are implemented and maintained in line with BNM regulations and international best practices within Compliance, the Bank and Operations for new and existing customers.

  • Structure, implement, manage, lead and maintain KYC and Sanction Screening team to implement and maintain all the above requirements.

  • Measure team's KPIs and plan capacity and maintain focus on customer experience; as well as taking ownership of various projects.

  • Able to understand business intelligence data and be able to translate into individual team performance plans.

  • Collaborate with other stakeholders contributing to operational enhancements and ensuring compliance to BNM regulations.

  • Perform other AML tasks, including monitoring and tracking of the customers record and approval process, assisting with the development and execution of action planning for ongoing monitoring, and ensuring records are not past due.

  • Able to develop all internal SOPs and review to ensure all processes are documented and performed accordingly.

  • Any other duties assigned by the AML & Fraud Operation Manager.

The must haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 3-5 years’ experience of experience in AML/CFT particularly in eKYC, CDD and Sanction Screening for financial institutions/payments/cards/banks/e-wallets.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in managing a team of 4 - 5 team members.

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills, ability to constructively handle unexpected problems, with desire to do things better, to identify and set and strive for stretching goals.

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of overall AML processes, policies and operations.

  • Must be the Subject Matter Expert for all KYC and Sanction Screening systems and hands-on on end-to-end processes.

  • Must be flexible, customer centric and can thrive in a team environment seeking feedback and open to development.

  • Ability to work in a high-volume, communicate results to management and in a fast-paced environment is required.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft products such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word; and Google Suite.

  • Certified as an AML specialist with a recognized institution/association (e.g. ACAMS or ICA) will be a plus.

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