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Global Financial Crimes Manager

Tokyo, , Japan

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Job Description

The selected candidate will act as the Japan Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLROs) in risk management activities. Responsibilities include partnering across GFC and Front-Line Units (FLU) to oversee financial crimes risk and to provide support on broader financial crimes risk associated with Japan clients, products and services.


Support the MLROs and the coverage execution team on risk management activities:

  • Perform monitoring and testing activities of Front Line Unit (FLU) and control function (CF) -owned processes related to Customer Due Diligence activities against Japan AML/CFT law, rules and regulations, Non-Financial Regulatory Reporting, or other activities as required.
  • Identification and assessment of regulatory change and its impact to the branch. Review of Country Standard to ensure it reflects Japan AML/CFT regulatory requirements for Financial Crimes.
  • Conduct financial crimes risk assessments of process risk, control and capability effectiveness across the branch
  • Preparation of governance materials
  • Identify, aggregate, report and escalate financial crimes risks, issues and control enhancements.
  • Identify country financial crimes training needs and monitor FLU, CF and third party completion.
  • Preparation and participate in, financial crimes related regulatory exams and audits.
  • Escalate financial crimes concerns to the Global Financial Crimes Executive.

Required Skills

  • 15+ Years of relevant work experience in Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud and/or Economic Sanctions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate and work with all levels within the organization
  • Sound risk management skills and an ability to apply discernment, take decisions when required and to escalate concerns when necessary
  • Must possess excellent time-management, problem solving, and critical thinking capabilities
  • Ability to work across a matrix organization

Desired Skills

  • Subject matter knowledge and experience in anti-money laundering (AML), Fraud and Economic Sanctions regulations in APAC
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification;
  • Understanding of Banking products and Financial Crimes vulnerabilities
  • Bachelor's Degree

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Primary Location:
1-4-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0027