External Investigating Reporting (EIR) Manager
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HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions. Compliance - Financial Crime Investigations (FCI)
Compliance is a global function that brings together all aspects of regulatory and financial crime risk management. Acting as risk stewards, and incorporating a range of specialist teams, we work together with the business and leverage advanced technology to help HSBC navigate a complex regulatory landscape and embed a sustainable approach to compliance risk management that supports safe growth and serves customers fairly. Compliance aspires to continuously raise the bar and set leading standards across the industry to help HSBC safeguard its customers and the communities within which it operates.
Financial Crime (FC) brings together the Group elements of the former Financial Crime Compliance and Financial Crime Threat Mitigation sub-functions. The Financial Crime team provides the policy, framework and specialist capabilities by which HSBC manages its financial crime risk. The team is responsible for managing financial crime, leveraging specialist capabilities, data and technology, to enable the bank to serve the needs of its customers and grow safely, while also sustainably completing the remaining global programs of remediation.
Working closely with the other Compliance teams, the FC team will set policy, promote consistent implementation and best practice, and provide effective oversight of the operational effectiveness of the financial crime framework, to ensure that the Group's exposure to financial crime and related reputational risk is well-managed.
We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team as External Investigating Reporting (EIR) Manager.
In this role, you will:
As an External Investigating Reporting (EIR) Manager
, you will be leading a team (of 3 Assistant EIR Managers) who is responsible for the operational management of Financial Crime Investigations across all types of financial crime risk to HSBC - including EIR, Major Investigation, Surveillance as well as Sanctions investigation teams
This role holder is principally responsible for the management of data & information, governance as well as process & system outsourcing of the work performed by the investigations team and must be competent in the processes & procedures implemented in FCI. The role holder must also be able to work in part of a team & collaborate across other functions & LoB in the Bank.
This role holder is required to provide support to the overall FCI team whilst collaborating with FCI Team Leads in executing BAU tasks required as well as taking part in country-wide exercises in overall management & deploying strategies that will minimize risk of Financial Crime within or against HSBC. Summarized high-level roles & responsibilities are as follows:
- Prepare, manage & oversee the accuracy of MI & data monthly submissions to local & regional teams, governance meetings as well as periodic submissions to local regulators
- Support business management for FC (inclusive AOP management aspects, headcount and other general administrative & statistical matters)
- Collaborate with Compliance teams to proactively streamline & improve FCI's processes including governance, MI & data management processes
- To prepare & ensure the accuracy and timeliness of monthly governance FCI submissions to local & regional Compliance teams as well as to Lines of Business
- To lead, perform & coordinate all ad-hoc / periodic analytical reviews or bank-wide assessments relating to the detection & prevention of Financial Crime Risks
- To act as TPEM & local contact point for all FCI-related outsourcing systems & processes including performing annual KPI monitoring of outsourced systems & processes as defined by HSBC's TPAG Policy
- Responsible for the overall Business Continuity Management of FCI, including preparing the BCP plan, conducting annual BC exercises, coordinating approvals & submissions on the designated GBRT system
To be successful in the role, you should meet the following requirements:
- High level of professional competence knowledge and experience in AML, Sanctions and Fraud
- Strong skills & expertise in MI & Data Management
- Strong planning, analytics, prioritization and organizational skills
- Fluency in both written and verbal English
- Good understanding of HSBC's outsourcing governance policy & framework
- Good communication skills & is a team player
- Good stakeholders, internal and external, management skills
- Knowledge of the criminal law, law of evidence and banking law and regulations is a plus
Due to the urgent hiring need, candidates with immediate right to work locally and no relocation needed will be prioritised.
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.