Compliance and Risk Manager

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH223276_1529900349

Our client is an innovative payment company offering payment to effect business to business globally (B2B). As a start-up mode in Singapore, our client is looking for a strong individual able to establish independently the local business with all matters related to compliance and risk functions.

To be able to perform in this role, the successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind-set, a "can do" and result focus attitude. Candidate will have to be comfortable with changes and be able to navigate through these changes related to market opportunities, regulatory requirements and operational issues.

You will be responsible for:

  • Mentor and lead the team reporting to you
  • Compliance advisory and will guide the business on the best practices
  • Regulatory compliance and will keep a proactive approach and will keep the business aware or any upcoming compliance changes and regulatory obligations and risk assessment of initiatives that impact the business
  • Monitor and investigate suspicious activity reports
  • Liaise directly with regulators
  • Design and implement a preventative compliance programme to facilitate the maintenance of internal controls for adequate and effective enterprise-wide compliance and operational risk management system.
  • Provide a central point for risk management to ensure transparency of the relevant risk owners.
  • Develop and implement effective risk tolerance limits, guidelines and procedures for risk management.
  • Support internal audit implementation, execution and reporting

To qualify, individuals must possess:
- Minimum 10+ years' significant practice in compliance, risk management and regulatory compliance space.
- Proven track record in driving the end to end compliance function
- Exposure to payment business is strongly preferred or financial services is a must
- Entrepreneurial mindset, can do attitude, resilience and result focus attitude
- Multitasking abilities, investigative and control mindset

Please note that candidate coming from small set up or with experience starting up new business will be more suitable for this role.
If your profile meets the requirement above, feel free to apply directly or contact me for further information.

Kindly note that only successful candidates will be contacted.