Manager, Financial Crime Risk Screening
HSBC Group
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, North America
16d ago


Global Vision. Local Focus . Things really are different here. A career with HSBC in Canada is truly an experience that few financial service organisations can match.

Here you will find yourself inspired and supported by colleagues whose daily responsibilities cross time zones, continents and cultures.

You will be motivated to aim for your highest aspirations, and enjoy the rewards of belonging to a diverse and growth-driven culture.

Canada is a priority market for HSBC. We remain focused on growing customers locally with our unique products, and we offer a full suite of solutions developed from our global connectivity and network.

HSBC has the institutional strength, capacity and commitment to support our Canadian client’s requirements here and around the world.

Employees who thrive at HSBC are service focused, entrepreneurial and driven. They show collaborative spirit and a quest for continuous improvement, while having the industry expertise and business acumen to deliver.

About Global Functions HSBC’s Global Functions play a vital role in supporting the bank’s Global Businesses and offer a broad range of career opportunities in areas from Legal, Risk and Finance to Human Resources, Sustainability, Marketing and Communications.

Our operational and functional teams around the world help HSBC’s Global Businesses to operate efficiently and effectively on a day-

to-day basis. They also focus on controls and governance to reduce risk and protect the Group’s reputations. Financial crime and regulatory compliance are a particular focus of our activities.

Specialists in these areas tackle international financial crime and protect against money laundering, reduce bribery and corruption risks, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and prepare for regulatory change.

The Financial Crime Compliance team gathers and analyses financial intelligence, allowing us to identify suspicious transactions, activities or connections and protect customers from the threat of financial crime.

We are responsible for building stronger controls to improve the way financial crime risks are managed, enabling HSBC to identify trends and opportunities for improvement and then take appropriate action.

We also align our current risk management activities to develop a more integrated framework for conducting customer due diligence.

A Day in the Life of a Manager, Financial Crime Risk Screening include the following : This position is to provide support to the Region and associated Countries with Sanctions screening systems.

The role holder is expected to provide SME support to any escalations with regards to local system issues. The role holder is responsible for the management of sanctions activities within the Regional Sanctions Screening team.

The role holder will support the second line of defense oversight of sanctions risk within the Region through the application of the activities within the Regional Sanctions Screening team.

Working closely with the Regional Systems Support Manager and the Regional Execution Leads the role holder will coordinate with the Country teams the delivery of new software and updates to existing software.

Principle Accountabilities :

  • Provide expertise and support on all escalated Sanctions systems related matters
  • Liaise with Regional Systems Support Manager in dealings with Global FCC, Regional FCC and country FCC teams to provide expertise and support on all Regional level Customer Alert Investigations matters
  • Work closely with Regional Systems Support Manager to provide assistance in working with the FCC Monitoring & Testing function and FCC Assurance to ensure effective deployment of changes
  • Work collegiately with Internal Audit to ensure effective deployment of agreed Regional audit strategies, providing support to all Regional Sanctions Screening team actions
  • Support Regional Systems Support Manager in providing full details of any updates and actions on audit findings within the Regional Sanctions Screening Team
  • Support the Delivery of the global strategy for the FCC Sanctions function into the Region in relation to Sanctions screening systems
  • Engage in effective communication across the Region and within the Regional Sanctions Screening Team, helping to cultivate an environment that supports diversity, reflects the HSBC brand and improves employee engagement
  • Take personal responsibility for training, performance management, career management and succession planning thorough 1 : 1 sessions with line manager
  • Ensure development activities are a core priority and ensure reasonable time is taken for learning and developmental activities
  • Develop positive and professional working relationships with all team members and colleagues at a Regional and Country level
  • Foster positive and professional working relationships within FCC and other Sanctions Teams at a Regional Level
  • Work closely with the Regional Systems Support Manager within Country / entity to support the embedding of the Financial Crime Compliance change program within Country / entity
  • Execute adherence at Regional level to HSBC list management function controls and governance, ensuring that all local lists within Region are reviewed on an annual basis with results and issues being escalated to Regional Systems Support Manager
  • Provision of technical support including systems maintenance support to Countries
  • Manage coordination with Global team, Regional software delivery team and local teams to ensure effective implementation of Regional changes
  • Maintain oversight of Sanctions screening solutions at Regional level, in addition to any required local-non mandated Sanctions screening systems
  • Ensure availability and retention of accurate and comprehensive Sanctions related MI to the agreed standard from across the Region at Country and Regional level (split by Global Business Line) for reporting to external authorities and regulators, relevant business forums and committees
  • Provide Regional team with subject matter expertise in MI reports and system generated reporting
  • Where required, attend List Management Committees at a Regional and Global level ensuring that all customer and transaction updates are managed within Region
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the business units within Global Business Line
  • Maintain knowledge of specific risks associated with prospective business, products and service and recommend mitigating controls as appropriate as well as specific system enhancements for customers
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications :

  • Risk professional with experience in one or more risk compliance roles, to include Sanctions experience
  • Knowledge of Sanctions regulations and guidance
  • Knowledge of the HSBC Group structure, its business and personnel, and an understanding of HSBC’s corporate culture
  • Experience within the financial services industry
  • Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues
  • High level of English language skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong inter-personal and influencing skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and provide input where necessary
  • Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex issues
  • HSBC Proud In 2016, HSBC Bank Canada was named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine for the fifth consecutive year.

    Here are some of the reasons why :

  • Career Development : Within your current role, as well as Canadian and international opportunities
  • Company Reputation : Offering prestige, strength, and longevity
  • Business Growth : Underpinned by our drive, and the highest banking standards
  • International Connectivity : Opportunities to network and build global relationships
  • A diverse workforce : Reflecting our belief that diversity of thought, background and perspective make HSBC a stronger organization
  • Corporate Sustainability : We build our business for the long term by balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in the decisions we make
  • Learn more about HSBC HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading international bank in the country.

    We help companies and individuals across Canada to do business and manage their finances internationally through three global business lines : Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management.

    HSBC Group - one of the world’s largest banking and financial services with assets of US$2,492bn at 30 June 2017. Linked by advanced technology, HSBC serves customers worldwide through an international network of around 3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.


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