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Head of Compilance

Accounting and finance
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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

Your new company
This foreign commercial bank is known for its strong balance sheet and formidable presence in local and regional markets. For their Kuala Lumpur branch, they envision to be the leading relationship foreign bank in Malaysia, by means of providing quality products and excellent service to their customers. With the strengthening of Commercial Banking product ranges, from loans, to trade finance and treasury services, the bank is committed to ensure the governance aspects of business and operations are well covered.

Your new role
Being in this crucial position of Head of Compliance, you will be reporting to the Board of Risk. In this job you’ll be responsible for managing a growing team. You’ll oversee the development and implementation of compliance framework, initiatives and instil thorough control.

You’ll be responsible for coaching and monitoring a team of 10, spread across Regulatory Compliance and AML. You’ll manage and maintain productive relationships with business stakeholders as well as regulators and establish the brand and value of the team as business enablers.

You would also be the key person who will provide guidance on interpretation of laws, regulations and policies applicable to the business. Furthermore, it is expected that you will further enhance the Compliance Framework and Annual Plan, along with operational controls internally.

What you'll get in return 
In return for your dedication and hard work, you’ll be rewarded with : 
• Expanding your work scope and experience in Compliance to drive the business via good controls internally 
• Lead and transform the strategy and future of a well-established team 
• Autonomy to drive the Compliance team and culture towards betterment 
• Opportunity to build your own legacy within a foreign bank 

Job Requirements

What you'll need to succeed 
To be successful in this role you must be: 
• Extensive experience in Compliance within Corporate/Wholesale Banking 
• Meticulous and very organised to meet strict deadlines 
• Able to set a Compliance culture 
• Capable of dealing with regulators 
• Possess good stakeholder management skills 

Our Culture



We are the world's leading recruiting experts. Our deep expertise across a wide spectrum of industries and professions makes us unparalleled experts in the world of work. Hays operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. 

With over 100 employees operating from 2 offices in Malaysia across 14 specialisms, we believe the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. Looking after the careers of professionals and directly influencing lives is something most people never have the chance to do. At Hays, you'll do it every day.

We are looking for ambitious individuals to join our growing family. If you are passionate about people, want to build and share your expertise, are determined to be the best, thrive under pressure and respond proactively and positively to targets, a career at Hays could be for you.