Vice President - Head of Financial Crime Unit, Compliance

Permanent contract|Tokyo|Compliance

Vice President - Head of Financial Crime Unit, Compliance

Tokyo, Japan Permanent contract Compliance



Manage Japan FCU team and supervise team’s day to day operation. Specifically,

1. Ensure that all SG entities in Japan comply with relevant KYC/AML related regulatory requirements, including but not limited to APTCP, EU Directives, US OFAC regulation, MOF, METI, UN and other Sanctions & SG internal Policies (Global and Local)

2. Primary contact point to the relevant regulators in relation to KYC/AML matters

3. Liaison with Regional and Global FCU functions

4. Manage client and transaction screening in accordance with relevant KYC/AML related laws, regulations and internal rules.

5. Ensure that all SG entities in Japan to maintain appropriate internal controls (process, procedures, policies etc) and update them in accordance with the regulatory changes

6. Provide professional advice to Business, Operations and other stakeholders

7. Keep senior management informed of financial crime related matters and risks

8. Be responsible to monitor any regulatory changes

9. Support other functions in Compliance Department

Profile required

Key Skill Areas & knowledge Required:

  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in AML (Anti Money Laundering) area
  • Native Japanese, business level English
  • Knowledge of local regulatory requirements in relevant areas
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skill
  • Report-writing skills

Business insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Lyxor Asset Management Japan and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000QWE
Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
Starting date: 2021/10/02
Publication date: 2021/09/02