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Compliance Manager, AML/CFT

Yoma Bank

Compliance Manager, AML/CFT

Yoma Bank
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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19 Jan 2022

Experience level


Job Function

Legal, Risk and Compliance

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

  • Providing AML/CTF advisory to internal stakeholders in relation to Retail and Business products and services
  • Proactively engaging with the First Line of Defense product and services stakeholders to advise on the design of systems, controls and risks pertaining to financial crime 
  • Undertaking new products and services ML/TF risk assessments
  • Providing input to the design of financial crime monitoring and testing systems 
  • Assessing whether systems and controls’ design are fit for purpose in that their design adequately addresses financial crime related risks and an ability to opine on whether they are operating effectively
  • Escalating and providing feedback of identified risks and issues to Head of AML/CFT
  • Providing input to financial crime policies and procedures
  • Providing input to training materials for employees on financial crime
  • Assisting in dealing with regulatory/partner inquiries
  • Promoting culture of compliance within the organization
  • Oversight of the Branches’ Compliance Activities
  • Report and dashboard preparation for senior executives

Open To


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Law, Finance, Economics or Business preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience handling AML matters and 3 years of transaction monitoring compliance experience
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of overall banking, bank products and services, risk assessment process, CTRs, SARs, and High Risk Accounts
  • Proficient knowledge of Central Bank of Myanmar Anti-Money Laundering regulations
  • Clear communicator with ability to explain complicated matters in simple terms, negotiate and convince stakeholders
  • Strong  knowledge of financial crime typologies, risk indicators pertaining to them and solutions to mitigate the risk
  • Extensive experience providing oversight over and providing compliance advisory in line with relevant bank policies, laws or regulations
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures to ensure consistency across the team
  • Drive a consistent, execution focused culture making best practice common practice
  • Critical thinking and ability to analyse data, draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Exceptional report writing skills
  • Experience working with highly confidential information
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both Myanmar & English (verbal and written)

What We Can Offer


- Annual Performance Bonus
- OT Payment
- Uniform provided


- An awesome company
- Join a winning team
- You can make a difference

Career Opportunities

- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques

About Our Company

"Founded in 1993, Yoma Bank is Myanmar's most progressive domestic bank with over 3,000 employees and more than 80 branches across the country. With a mission to “Build a better Myanmar for its people” and financing the needs of Myanmar families and businesses, Yoma Bank offers savings products, a wide range of loans and business solutions to individuals, SMEs and local corporate clients to fund their business operations in Myanmar. With over 25 years of being a responsible bank, Yoma Bank has been consistently making significant investments in strategic priorities- people, technology and corporate governance.
All the operations led by the Bank are centered around its core values such as Customer, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Innovation. Yoma Bank has also established strong partnership with both local and international organisations leveraging strategic advantages in its services. Yoma Bank is the first local bank that welcomed foreign investments from global organisations such as GIC of Singapore, Norfund of Norway and IFC of the World Bank."