1.Providing assurance to the Management that end to end AML / CFT / Sanctions risks are managed within the relevant licensed entities in Japan
2.Ensuring the AML standards conform to local laws and that any inadequancies are addressed timely
3.Monitoring of relevant local regulatory and law changes and ensuring that all relevant parties and persons within the licensed entities are advised and in full compliance with these requirements
4.Updating the Management on trends of significant money laundering and sanctions activities
5.Ensuring that effective SAR reporting procedures are established in accordance with the relevant local requirements
6.Ensuring financial crime surveillance and intelligence in the licensed entities is effective
7.Accountability for case management data entry and assurance
8.Providing relevant awareness & training to senior management and all other staff (staff awareness of their duty and legal obligations in reporting suspicious transactions, SAR and financial crime trends, investigation outcomes, lessons learned)
9.Representing Ant at the AML forums (such as banking association groups or ACAMS chapters) in Japan
10.Overseeing AML Assurance testing
11.Monitoring and escalating significant changes to money laundering risks affecting Japan, including the development and performance of Institutional AML / CFT risk assessment
12.Ensuring that effective advice is given to the businesses in the licensed entities in Japan, to review reports on outcomes from those processes and tests of process effectiveness
13.Developing and / or continuously reviewing the company’s procedures and systems to ensure they remain up-to-date and meet current local statutory and regulatory requirements
14.The communication of key AML / CFT issues with the Management, including, where appropriate, significant AML compliance deficiencies.
1.Educational background to degree level
2.Substantial experience in the financial services industry and FCC management (preferably not less than 10 years of direct experience in AML with at least 7 years as senior supervisor) in Japan
3.Have a good knowledge of the Japan and international requirements relating to AML / CFT
4.Strong analytical and decision making skills. Strong responsibility and organisation skills. Strong drafting skills. Excellent negotiation and communication skills written and verbal including presentation skills
5.Strong learner, intellect and relater. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to complete tasks in a timely manner.
Self-motivated and self-reliant, with the ability to provide practical and effective advice. Inclusive style and good listening skills are required.
Being able to accept challenge, listen to the others’ point of view
6.Personal authority and integrity. Independence, creativity, resourcefulness and resilience
7.Strong ability to assess risk, strong leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and multi cultural awareness and sensitivity.