Junior Analyst, Compliance COO, Asia-Pacific M/F - VIE Hong Kong

 Hong Kong       International Volunteer Program        Legal / Taxation / Compliance

Responsibilities

The candidate will be a member of the Hong Kong COO team.

He/she will be reporting to the Compliance COO (Chief Operating Officer) for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong.

The candidate will focus on the management support and strategic planning for Compliance department in Asia-Pacific.


This VIE position constitutes a very good entry point into a leading financial services group, and a valuable experience in Compliance department as well as in transversal & organization functions of the bank.


During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities :


1. Recurring tasks to support the COO in his supervisory role:


Management reporting

  • Assist in the preparation of the decks for Regional Committees e.g. monthly Compliance update to Regional CEO

Resource piloting

  • Strategic Planning: Budget & Cost Forecast based on the department strategic priorities, and monitoring of budget consumption (headcount follow-up etc.)
  • Management Indicators Reporting: Monthly Compliance reporting for the Asia Pacific Management Committee, Monthly reporting to head office
Operational Risk Management
  • Coordinate the Operational Risk Management processes for Compliance department: RCSA, 1st level control, BIA, BCP
  • Audit recommendations follow-up
  • Regulatory inspections recommendations follow up
Compliance Academy
  • Coordinate the Professional development plan of Compliance staff across the region: professional certifications etc.


Miscellaneous

  • Compliance Incidents monitoring and follow-up
  • Department Communication: articles, etc.
  • New joiners induction


2. Thematic tasks to assist the COO in Projects & Coordination 

  • The project & tasks depend on the roadmap of the relevant quarter and year. As a matter of illustration, in 2017 the VIE coordinated the following initiatives:
  • Operating model: Lead the study for offshoring opportunities in Compliance Asia-Pacific
  • Digital: Development of a regulatory surveillance robot in collaboration with IT department
  • Advisory on new technology: Assist the manager in charge of the Digital Compliance Advisory in coordinating the study to grant Businesses and Support functions approval for usage of new technologies: data lake, cloud computing etc.
  • Systems & Equipment: Lead an initiative in collaboration with IT department to list the Compliance department applications, assess the IT service and develop an action plan to resolve the main pain points. Redesign of the department premises and equipment change to promote mobility with laptops and soft phones.
  • Events: Coordinated the Pan Asian Compliance Seminar (over 90 participants from 10 different countries)
  • Engagement: Action plan after the Employee Barometer survey

The successful candidate will develop generic knowledge of Compliance issues, professional coordination and planning competencies as well as a strong network across the Compliance department: He / She will be exposed to senior management e.g. Regional Head of Compliance, country heads of Compliance, Managing Directors and Executive Committee Members of Compliance in Asia Pacific

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in Hong Kong is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.

Profile Required

You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Business, Finance or other relevant field

Ideally you have past experience or exposure to Compliance topics in International or Multi-cultural organization

You have previous experience in Project Management / Coordinator in an investment bank or audit / consultancy firm

You are fluent in English

Chinese (Cantonese) is a plus and Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese are nice to have

You are proficient in Microsoft Office application (Excel, powerpoint), MS Excel dashboard and MS Powerpoint management presentations with high or complete autonomy 


Why Join Us

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.


Business Insight

The Asia-Pacific Compliance division ("CPLE") has a local presence in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan (120+ staff in total). Our primary focus is to support Wholesale Banking activities. In practice, the scope of CPLE includes:

- Monitoring the compliance with banking and financial regulations, including rules covering customer protection;

- Monitoring compliance with rules aiming at protecting the integrity of organised markets;

- Executing or execution monitoring of some regulatory declarations (transaction, shareholding threshold crossing, etc.);

- Coordinating the KYC system;

- Supervising the AML/TF organisation, and declaring AML suspicion to the local relevant authorities;

- Preventing the reputation risk;

- Declaring the "compliance malfunctions" (if any) to the bank supervision authority; compliance malfunctions are significant breaches of the above-mentioned regulations or problems generating a reputation risk.


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Job code: 19000T0E
Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 01/02/2020
Date of publication: 22/10/2019
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Junior Analyst, Compliance COO, Asia-Pacific M/F - VIE Hong Kong

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