HBCE Head of Financial Crime Oversight (including ABC, Tax, AML) (H/F)

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home


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Description de l’emploi

At HSBC, we’re a trusted international organization with a global customer base of around 39 million customers worldwide through a network that covers 62 countries and territories. In Europe, our ambition is to become the leading international wholesale bank and we need talent like you to help us meet our ambition. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top or in an exciting new direction-we offer opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

Here in France, you’ll help evolve and grow our business.

What you’re going to do:

The role holder is a leadership role focused on and responsible for ensuring that HBCE Financial Crime Team has a strong and effective oversight and management of Anti-Bribery and Corruption (AB&C), Tax Evasion and Anti-Money Laundering-Terrorist Financing (AML-TF) (also known as “specialist areas”) requirements across the HBCE legal entity perimeter.

This role will work closely with the FC Framework role to ensure that policies and procedure accurately reflect the AB&C, Tax evasion and AML-TF regulatory requirements at both a European level as well as a French level.

The role is a key risk management role with a broad remit and responsibilities including, but not limited to:
• Accountable for ensuring the specialist areas regulatory requirements are updated effectively into policies, procedures, and standards where applicable (working closely with the FC Framework role)
• Responsible for working across HBCE legal entity countries to be familiar with regulatory standards and obligations in relation to the specialist areas.
• Responsible for reviewing and completing outsourcing documentation and providing the input and assessment for the specialist areas.
• Key point of contact, where related to the specialist areas for project transformation.
• Lead the team to work with relevant contacts in Global Businesses and Global Functions to ensure consistent and effective application, and implementation, and controls across the specialist areas.
• Participate in and work with relevant industry bodies and groups in relation to related initiatives, trends, and proposals in relation to the specialist areas.
• This role must also be capable of working on regulatory developments (in the group tools) across the specialist areas.
• Support the HBCE Head of FC EU with strategic matters.
• Support risk stewards in the understanding and interpretation of regulatory, requirements and/or developments.
• Support risk steward and provide key input into the Risk and Control Assessments for the specialist areas (ABC, AML-TF, and Tax Evasion).
• Support risk stewards in the understanding and interpretation of policy and procedural requirements in relation to the specialist areas.
• Provide key input into governance forums on key controls, issues, and actions in relation to the specialist areas.
• Lead a small team of Financial Crime specialists.


Apply if you feel you match these skills:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:
• Seasoned professional with experience in Financial Crime Risk roles.
• Strong understanding and expertise in the Operational Risk / Risk Management Framework requirements.
• Detailed and extensive knowledge of the HSBC Group structure, its business, controls, and framework.
• Leadership experience as well as managerial experience.
• Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with experience of dealing with executives at all levels.
• A legal or professional background in relevant risk or audit discipline.
• Solid understanding of EU regulation, familiar and comfortable reading regulatory texts.
• Resilient, solution orientated and collaborative mindset.
• Must be capable of dealing with multiple stakeholders, tight timelines, and capable of prioritsing tasks and keeping management informed of any challenges.
• Strong English language, knowledge of French would also be a benefit.
• Capable of dealing with regulatory inspections from any competent authority.
• Comfortable with creating and delivering presentations to internal and external stakeholders.

Even if you feel you do not fit 100% of our qualifications, we encourage you to not let this hold you back from applying if you believe this is the role for you.

What you’ll get in return:
• We’ll help you progress your career, including access to development programs, mentoring and coaching, as well as world-class training through HSBC University.
• You can work your way and will have a say in when, where and how you and your team flexibly work together.
• Our flexible benefits will give you financial security, including employer-funded pension, Holiday vouchers based on your reference tax income. Our family-focused benefits can help you to support your loved ones, including partial reimbursement of childcare costs, allowance for parents of children with disabilities, days off for key events (weddings, moving house),
• We’ll give you a huge range of resources that support your mental, physical and social well-being, including free access to Headspace app, health checks, 5 weeks paid vacation.
• You’ll have opportunities to work internationally - this can be your place to start and branch out to anywhere we have offices.
• You’ll be able to join our Employee Resource Groups that bring together colleagues with shared characteristics and common interests.

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