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Financial Crime Manager and MLRO

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Job Description

A new role to work at an established and growing global financial institution in charge of financial crime governance and also working as the Japan MLRO.


  • Collaborate with regional MLROs to develop and implement financial crimes-related programs and procedures.
  • Manage financial crimes regulatory change process and conduct gap analyses in consultation with APAC FCRM team and MLROs.
  • Conduct financial crimes-related risk assessments, advise regional businesses, and monitor risk reduction action plans.
  • Coordinate responses to financial crimes-related regulatory requests and reviews.
  • As the Japan Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) ensure compliance with global and local FCRM-related Policies and Standards, including regulatory requirements.
  • Act as the primary contact for lines of business and legal entities operating in Japan for financial crime matters.
  • Identify, assess, and monitor money laundering, terrorist financing, and other applicable financial crimes risks.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with APAC business heads, compliance partners, and other stakeholders.

Required skills

  • 5+ years of AML/CFT related experience in a financial institution or related government/regulatory body.
  • Strong understanding of Japan's AML/CFT regime, BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC, and global sanctions.
  • Excellent communication skills in Japanese and English.

About our client
A global financial institution with a growing business in Japan.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden