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Financial Crime Risk Manager Private Banking Wealth Management

Singapore, Singapore

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Risk and Quantitative Analytics

Reference Code: 90390321

Contract: Permanent

Financial Crime Risk Manager Private Banking Wealth Management

Singapore

As a Barclays Financial Crime Risk Manager Private Banking Wealth Management, you will be leading and managing financial crime risk for the Private Banking Wealth Management business. You will assist the business through Subject Matter Expert (SME) engagement and oversight of financial crime related processes, operating financial crime governance, ensuring process alignment to Group standards, and providing financial crime risk guidance on client appetite.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

  • Assisting with the maintenance and continuous improvement of the Financial Crime control environment of PBWM
  • Targeting Money Laundering, Bribery & Corruption, Tax Evasion Facilitation and Sanctions risk to manage the Financial Crime risk to the business
  • Working with Financial Crime Business Oversight Compliance, BX Shared Services, wider internal & external stakeholders to ensure PBWM is fully compliant with policies
  • Providing 1st Line Business representation in Asia, working with local business and support teams to ensure alignment with global on managing the FC control environment
  • Covering Anti-money laundering risks (AML), Anti-Tax Evasion Facilitation risks (ATEF), Anti Bribery & Corruption risks (ABC), Sanctions risk (SAN) and Know Your Client (KYC)
  • Covering Financial Crime Risk Appetite and Financial Crime Risk Methodology (FCRM), Financial Crime investigations and Financial Crime Exits and Key Risk Indicators reporting
  • Maintaining oversight and governance of High risk and PEP client’s reviews, maintenance of Financial Crime procedures including On-boarding and On-going Review Standards
  • Managing Risk dispensations and approvals related to Financial Crime matter and involvement with Project Jeremiah – Barclays Financial Crime transformation programme

What we’re looking for:

  • Expert knowledge and experience of Financial Crime regulation and applicable/relevant rules, policies and standards.
  • Highly motivated self-starter as well as a good team player ideally with the ability to communicate multilingually given stakeholder engagement
  • Experience of working in a risk/control, quality control or audit environment including working with and interpreting risk, compliance and operational procedures
  • Good work ethic and a desire to drive improvements in the business to strengthen the Financial Crime control environment

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Experience of working in Asia, and the Asian market, would be highly desirable particularly if that has involved financial crime or risk/control
  • Experience of engaging multiple stakeholders and being able to prioritise and manage competing pieces of work without impacting wider delivery timelines
  • Ability to influence teams outside of direct reports and summarise complex problems and present solutions to senior management in a clear, concise and impactful manner
  • Working knowledge of Private Bank and/or Wealth Management businesses

Where will you be working?

Our office is located in Marina Bay Financial Centre, which has been carefully crafted into a “city in a garden”. Overlooking the scenic skyline along the Marina Bay waterfront, the green spaces and rooftop terraces have been designed to optimise employee well-being. The centre provides an integrated live-work-play development, surrounded by shops, restaurants, gyms and an alfresco dining area. Our convenient office location means you’re just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station.

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More about working at Barclays

Barclays has been in Asia Pacific for over 50 years, supporting corporations and financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region and connecting them to the capital markets of UK, Europe and the Americas. For more information click here.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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