Client Due Diligence Services Manager AP (18-24 months)

Job Level:  Professional


Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AllianzGI GmbH /HK Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  32524

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfillment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now as Client Due Diligence Services Manager AP (18-24-month contract) in Hong Kong within the Client Due Diligence Services AP team. In this role, you will be responsible for CDD, KYC, AML & CTF procedures and participate in various cross-functional projects. 





What you will do

  • Conduct Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Know Your Customer (KYC) workflow tasks during the onboarding, periodic reviews, trigger events management in a timely manner for Asia Pacific clients as part of the group / wide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) policies and procedures.

  • Collect the required documentation from distribution/institutional clients or direct clients as appropriate and obtain from public sources where the documents required can be acquired or downloaded.

  • Analyze customer information and documents according to the prescribed internal policies and procedures.

  • Capture the necessary information according to the global standard and jurisdictional requirements against the customer’s KYC profile based on the calculated risk rating-low, medium, high, and applicable KYC due diligence level – simplified, standard, or enhanced.

  • Evaluate and classify client risk levels based on the results of due diligence analysis.

  • Collect, review and update client’s Investor Profile Suitability Assessment where applicable.

  • Review sanctions, PEPs, RCAs, and adverse media alerts generated from the regular customer sanction screening system (GSSS)

  • Package the Customer Due Diligence research and documentation (the “KYC profile”) for review by the Client Services / Client Account Management teams.

  • Communicate with Compliance, the business and other employees as required to complete the Customer Due Diligence process.

  • Participate in various cross-functional projects.

  • Review and analyze suspicious transactions in collaboration with Distribution/Institutional and Compliance

  • Work closely with Compliance, Legal, Internal Audit and other business teams on BAU (Business as usual) and new AML requirements.

  • Provide guidance and support to other departments regarding CDD requirements and best practices.



What you bring

  • 5 -7 years of related knowledge of AML, regulatory compliance and controls within the financial services industry (fund industry preferred)

  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua); proficiency in both spoken and written Japanese or Bahasa is considered as an asset.

  • Proven problem-solving skills paired with project management skills as well as the ability to multi-task and handle deadlines without supervision.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships, internally and externally, in a global business environment.

  • Excellent research, analytical and communication skills

  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task.

  • Ability to work professionally with all levels of staff and management.

  • Strong teamwork, able to resolve complex problems with high level of initiative

  • Sound judgment, sense of urgency, and high level of professional and personal integrity

  • Strong PC skills including MS Word, Excel. Power Point, Power PI, working knowledge of the CDDR Software from Fenergo is considered as an advantage.



What we offer:

  • “New Normal”, it’s not news to us: As a global company, we’ve known the hybrid model before it was ‘in’. Work flexibly according to internal guidelines (e.g., hybrid model/flexible working hours) 

  • Investments for the future: Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products

  • Shared success: Company share purchasing plan 

  • Support for what matters: Mental health and wellbeing programs 

  • Investments in your career: Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 

  • Investments in your skills:  Comprehensive learning and development offerings, including certifications and professional qualifications

  • … and so much more! 






About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance and teamwork. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.

If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. We encourage you to join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position!

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