Senior Vice President - Compliance

Risk & Compliance Singapore, Singapore


Senior Vice President

Changi - Singapore


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

For over 75 years Citco has developed an ethos of service excellence and partnership in corporate fiduciary and administration that our clients rely upon. Through our global office network we provide a full suite of corporate administrative services to set up, administer and maintain corporate entities throughout their life cycle.

CNE is part of the Citco Group of Companies (, a worldwide operating financial service provider. Citco is divided into three separate divisions (Governance Services, Fund Administration and Banking). Group Compliance works across divisions and jurisdiction to ensure that all Citco entities remain fully compliant to the relevant local requirements.

About the Role:

You will mainly focus on our activities in Asia and Mauritius. Main focus will be Governance Services but Fund Administration will also be part of the scope. You will be acting as second-line Compliance Officer for multiple entities and activities. You will be positioned within Group Compliance to ensure your independence. You will perform independent compliance monitoring reviews and interact with local management on compliance risk and regulatory issues. Your deliverables will include the providing regulatory guidance, technical support, training and advice to the business divisions, and monitoring and reviewing the business compliance with applicable regulation and internal policies.

Your Role:

  • You will identify, assess and manage the compliance risks relating to the activities of Citco in Asia and Mauritius;
  • You will provide (strategic) advice to local management on the handling of compliance risks;
  • You will build and maintain a constructive and professional relationship with the Management Board, other Citco entities, Group Compliance colleagues and other relevant stakeholders (risk management, legal, internal and external audit, etc.);
  • You will give advice and support to the business on compliance related matters such as AML/CTF, tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and confidentiality, outsourcing and corporate governance;
  • You will act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and as such, analyze reporting of odd transaction and transaction patterns and activities and report to the FIU when appropriate;
  • You will write policies, keep them up to date with new developments and review on a regular basis;
  • You will undertake monitoring reviews (compliance checks and controls) in accordance with annual monitoring plans;
  • You will draft regular compliance reports on the outcome of monitors and regulatory change;
  • You will participate in communication with the regulator(s) and industry bodies;
  • You will provide training and or arrange for training to employees regarding compliance policies, legislation and procedures;
  • You will assist and further develop compliance oversight of outsourcing arrangements;

About You:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (law, tax, business, etc. etc.);
  • You have a minimum of 5 years related work experience in compliance, regulatory affairs,  KYC/AML or similar;
  • You have a strong knowledge of global standards regarding AML/CFT and regulatory compliance. Affinity with topics such as tax integrity, social impropriety, data protection and outsourcing is considered an important plus;
  • You are curious and have investigative nature and a strong moral compass;
  • You are able to express yourself well in English, both verbal and in writing;
  • You are able to handle a lot of freedom on the job and work independently within a team;
  • You are pro-active and result driven;
  • You are able to develop a good working relationship and build relationships;
  • You are located in Singapore or willing (and able) to relocate to Singapore.


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