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VP - Sanctions and Transactions Review Desk

Job Seekers Singapore Compliance Financial Services - Banking

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH792814
  • Sep 10, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Morgan McKinley is working with one of the world's leading investment banks in search of a Vice President for their Sanctions and Transactions Review Desk team

You will be joining and leading this amazing, dynamic and collaborative team!

Job Description:

  • Oversee third level review and making of relevant decisions on escalated transaction messages through internal filtering processes withing APAC
  • Third level sanctions review and escalations through name list screening process in line with sanction regulations as well as internal sanctions policies and procedures within APAC
  • Implementation of sanctions target operating model in relations to level 3 escalations for transaction filtering and sanctions related name list screening
  • Advising of Business Units withing APAC on sanctions related queries
  • Conducting and reviewing of sanctions related investigations and escalated transactions for further escalation, including breaches concerning transactions
  • Drafting of regional sanctions processes and procedures if required
  • Identifying of gaps in relation to sanctions or efficiency opportunities in existing processes and address with relevant stakeholders
  • Conducting of training or information sessions for Business units
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing your team member's careers and skills
  • Any other ad hoc support as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 10 years experience in financial crime
  • 5-7 years in a sanctions function
  • Strong understanding of financial sanctions, specifically OFAC and EU regulations
  • Experience in leading your own team
  • Meticulous with strong attention to detail
  • Good experience is identifying and escalating issues
  • Strong stakeholder communication skills
  • Team player
  • CAMS and CGSS is a plus

If you are keen on this exciting opportunity, kindly 'Apply Now' or email

Referrals are greatly appreciated.

Daryl Pravin Naidu

EA Licence No: 11C5502 | EAP Registration No: R2199043

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. If you do not receive a response within 14 days, please accept this as a notification that you have not been shortlisted.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Daryl Naidu
Daryl Naidu
  • Associate Consultant | Banking Operations Recruitment
  • +65 6818 3179