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Leading Corporate Trustee, Compliance Manager

Target Partners Executive Search Singapore
Posted 2 days ago Permanent competitive
Leading Independent Corporate Trustee ; general compliance ; at least 5 years of relevant experience ; candidates with trustee experience will have an advantage

Our client is a leading financial services firm providing corporate trustee services in Asia. Due to on going growth, they are looking for a Compliance Manager based in Singapore, reporting to the SVP Legal and Compliance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with the Singapore legal and regulatory requirements for the business by formulating compliance management policies and internal controls that are clearly communicated, understood and implemented.
  • Facilitate compliance with matters relating to regulatory and industry body requirements, with a particular focus on AML/CTF.
  • Ensure adequate compliance controls are set in place for the company and its clients and ongoing monitoring to ensure effectiveness.
  • Keep abreast of all regulatory matters and act as compliance officer to ensure management is fully informed of current, new or proposed legislation that affect business activities.
  • Ensure all new client relationships have undergone the appropriate document review, client identification screening and risk assessment prior to onboarding and entering into transactions;
  • Ensure all existing KYC documentation and information is updated and validated correctly on a periodic basis, risk assessments are completed and necessary escalation is performed;
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring, due diligence and reviews on clients, including enhanced due diligence;
  • Play an active role in the identification, investigation, escalation and reporting of suspicious activities and transactions;
  • Provide sound reasoning and justification on AML/CFT matters;
  • Review and update existing policies and procedures to ensure adherence to regulations, guidelines, standards and policies;
  • Advise on relevant MAS regulations and implications on company policies including outsourcing, technology risk management, cyber security and business continuity management;
  • Implement and conduct controls and sample testing and ensure all risk events will be managed and escalated where necessary;
  • Assist with the ongoing review, maintenance and development of key risk and compliance documentation including FATCA/CRS review and risk assessments;
  • Provide updates on Notices / Circulars / Guidelines received from various regulatory bodies and Group;
  • Liaise with internal & external auditors with the ability to provide process walkthrough.


  • Degree or degree level qualification;
  • Have at least 5 years of relevant experience, with 3 years in an AML/regulatory compliance/Legal/Internal audit position. Relevant experience with a global financial institution and/or trustee is an added advantage. Legal background is an added advantage.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and understanding of financial crime legislation, rules and regulations in Singapore;
  • Effective and clear communication; comfortable in facing different stakeholders at senior levels;
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills, with an investigative mindset;
  • Strong planning and organisation skills;
  • High motivation for risk and control, with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Adaptive, willing to learn.


We welcome interested qualified candidates to email an updated resume in word doc format to indicating current and expected compensation. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

[Florence Teo, R1105626]

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