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Financial Crime Intelligence Unit (FCIU) – Regulatory Control Officer – Deutsche Bank Singapore

About the job

Details of the Division and Team:

Deutsche Bank (“DB”) is committed to the highest standards of control in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and Anti-Fraud (collectively referred to as Anti-Financial Crime or “AFC”). All employees are required to adhere to these standards to protect DB and our reputation from those who may intend to use our products and services for illegal purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and/or terrorist financing.

AFC’s mission is:

  • To be a trusted and respected independent control function that aims to protect the bank from financial crime risk.
  • To establish a proactive framework to prevent, detect, investigate and report bank-wide financial crime risk events

This FCIU Investigator (Assistant Vice President) is a regional investigative role covering Asia Pacific. The role is responsible for investigations, analysis, report preparation and support other defined functions within the AFC/ Financial Crime Intelligence Unit (“FCIU”). Discretion and the highest levels of confidentiality are required.

What we will offer you:

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its center.

  • Flexible benefits plan including virtual doctor consultation services
  • Comprehensive leave benefits
  • Gender Neutral Parental Leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days of annual paid leave, plus public holiday & Flexible Working Arrangement

Your key responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough investigations into potential money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud and other financial crimes arising from enquiries from regulators/ law enforcement agencies; and referrals from Global FCIU and country AFC teams
  • Conduct intelligence assessments/ reviews based on known typologies to proactively identify potential risk exposure to the Bank
  • Proficient with data collection, data cleansing, and data mining techniques to conduct an effective investigation
  • Conduct online and database researches for adverse information screening and articles
  • Maintain complete audit trail and sufficient supporting documents for all investigations conducted
  • Prepare reports/ memos presenting outcomes in a comprehensive and concise manner with recommendations for mitigating action by the country AFC teams.
  • Identify current typologies and keep abreast of emerging ones with a view of applying these typologies to investigations/ reviews
  • Coordinate and/or prepare the required management information reporting data for local, regional or global submission as applicable.
  • Provide input on key initiatives and other ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Manage complex and confidential investigations with minimal guidance/ supervision.
  • Involvement in FCIU-related technical and project work and user-acceptance tests.

Your skills and experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience including in past investigation / financial crime intelligence, particularly focusing on AML.
  • Previous law enforcement / regulatory experience is an asset
  • Relevant AML or related certifications (e.g. CAMS, ICA Diploma, ACFE)
  • Sound technical knowledge and hands-on experience in AML, KYC, investigations knowledge and skills
  • Versatile team player who can collaborate well within the team and with stakeholders in other countries
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented with an investigative mindset
  • The ability to multitask and work under pressure without loss of accuracy
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly report writing
  • Good written and spoken English proficiency required. Proficiency in other Asian languages is a plus.
  • Familiar with diverse banking products across business lines; and the legal and compliance issues of complex banking organisations

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel concepts such as pivot tables
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL/ Visual Basic/ visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau) with a proven track record of practical experience in a financial services context
  • Experience on data analytics heavy projects in a financial services domain using tools such as Power BI, SQL Server and the ability to consolidate data from multiple data sources
  • Working experience with the latest versions of the Python programming language and ancillary components / platforms such as Jupyter hub / Anaconda
  • Above average familiarity with SQL client interfaces such as PL/SQL, DB Visualiser, TOAD, Squirrel etc.

How we’ll support you:

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs
  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

About us and our teams:

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click click here to see what we do.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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