Job ref no.: 2200016823
Standard Chartered Bank

Team Leader, FCC Investigations

Standard Chartered Bank

Role Responsibilities

  • Supervise associates and analysts for analysing alerts generated by transaction monitoring system as well as other non-automated cases with financial crime or money laundering concerns.
  • Ensure suspicious transactions are thoroughly investigated and Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) are filed with accurate information in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the suitability and quality of case data maintained on enterprise case management systems.
  • Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
  • Support relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on current and possible future policies, practices, and trends.
  • Provide advice on AML matters when required and maintain sound working relationship with stakeholders and peers.
  • Participate in ad-hoc activities such as system enhancement testing, etc.


  • Develop, keep up to date and recommend for approval by the relevant Risk Committee, appropriate policies / processes / DOIs to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders on compliance with Group standards relating to AML / Sanctions / ABC.

Risk Management

  • Understand technical aspects of systems relevant to CDD, Client Risk Assessments, Name and Transaction Screening, AML Monitoring and Case Management.
  • Ensure the suitability and quality of case data maintained on enterprise case management systems.
  • Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
  • Make recommendations (and / or implement) to relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and / or findings of concerns from investigations.


  • Support all control checks undertaken by FCC under the Operational Risk Framework (ORF).
  • Collate, analyse and interpret data in reports to senior management and relevant governance / risk committees.

Regulatory and Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Lead the GCNA FCC Governance team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Operation of Financial Markets; Financial Crime Prevention; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Business or Unit heads and managers (for risk management and compliance initiatives).
  • Regional and Group FCC colleagues/project teams (system implementation and enhancement).
  • Internal / External Audit and Country Operation Risk (for audit and reviews).
  • Legal and compliance (for interpretation and consultation on legal and regulatory requirements).
  • Regulators and Law Enforcement Agencies (for AML / CTF examinations, SAR filing and crime investigation).

Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in GCNA.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A recognised university degree or professional qualification in Law / Finance / Accounting / Business or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 1 year (for Analyst role), 3 years and above (for Associate/Team Lead role) of AML / transaction monitoring experience.
  • Familiar with local regulatory requirements.
  • A sound understanding of suitability considerations, and demonstrate them when reviewing alerts or investigating incidents.
  • Good analytical, reporting writing and methodical skills.
  • Excellent team player with strong written and oral communications.
  • Exercise judgment when to escalate or how to investigate a case, as well as the severity of any exception.

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More job information
Job ref no. 2200016823
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree