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Sanctions Operations Processing Analyst - Hybrid

Job Req ID 24758247 Location(s) Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Job Type Hybrid Job Category Transaction Services
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We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Sanctions Operations Processing Analyst. (Internal Job Title: Cash and Trade Proc Analyst 1 - C09) based in Penang., Malaysia.  Being part of our team means that we’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future.  For instance:

The role of a Sanctions Operations Processing Analyst involves analyzing complex cases relating to Compliance/AML issues and requires analytical skills and research capabilities. The role will be required to carry out research on companies and their business to find out potential sanction related issues. Detailed analysis on Line of Business of Entities and inputs from intelligence sources on the shipment will also be required to be done to ensure that there are no AML/Fraud concerns. This research and analysis will be done in accordance with Group’s laid down policies and procedures. The role also requires oneself to build knowledge and expertise on global trends in Compliance and AML.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Review and provide feedback on transactions escalated by processors related to various compliance regulations.

  • Prepare /Submit Reports to respective business units and retain records of U.S Anti-boycott Regulations, Sanctions violations, U.S. Export Control, potential money laundering situations on a monthly/quarterly basis.

  • Work closely with Global/Regional Compliance, Transaction Services Business Compliance Officer, CSIS and Legal Counsel on compliance matters (as deemed necessary)

  • Ensure timely update of Compliance Screening Procedures upon receipt of a communication from Global information sources.

  • Prepare annual compliance plan and training schedule to ensure yearly compliance training requirements are met.

  • Update Compliance training materials to reflect the current trends.

  • Raise overall Compliance awareness by publication of bulletins, daily quizzes.

  • Participate in internal and external audit reviews.

  • Identify root cause analysis for compliance issues identified during Manager Control Assessment and undertake corrective action for immediate compliance.

  • Contribute to process improvement measures to serve our internal clients better.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • Relatively well versed with all aspects of trade compliance.

  • 1 – 4 years relevant experience

  • Good PC software application knowledge.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skill.

  • Team player and able to work in highly challenging environment.

  • Ready to work in Flexible work timing.

  • Good in taking initiative proactively.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Ability to conduct training.


A recognized tertiary qualification in Banking, Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting or Management.


Job Family Group:

Operations - Transaction Services


Job Family:

Cash Management


Time Type:

Full time


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