Manager Investigations

Banking | Risk Compliance | Guangzhou

Banking | Risk Compliance | Guangzhou

About KPMG Executive Search and Recruitment

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG Executive Search and Recruitment is a business unit of KPMG China and is one of the few recruitment consultancy firms in Hong Kong that is part of a large professional organisation. We work alongside a group of professionals and advisors who provide us with a high level of insights and awareness about a wide range of businesses and professions. We support the clients and aim to provide a pleasant working experience for the clients and candidates.

The Client

Our client is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories.


  • The role holder will be a member of a multi skilled team responsible for the in-depth investigation of CMB and GB cases generated by Trade Fraud and Trade Based Money Laundering post TM systems (e.g. Quantexa) and unusual activity reports (FC-UARs).
  • Perform detailed analysis of the customer relationship and review the event / scenario escalated to identify any anomalies/risk indicators related to Money Laundering and Fraud.
  • Prepare interim investigation reports of adequate quality and ensuring that observations and recommendations are supported with clear rationale and evidence.
  • Promptly escalate any critical anomalies / risk indicators for high exposure cases to senior investigation managers / GTT Onshore (HK) at an early stage.
  • Work independently to complete assigned tasks within the established process SLAs while ensuring that productivity and quality levels are achieved as per the standards agreed for the process.
  • All data requirements (regular MI and ad hoc process information) are accurately updated in a timely manner.
  • Issues / problems are effectively investigated and resolved or are appropriately referred with recommendations to senior investigation managers.
  • Arrive at logical investigation findings after analysing vast volume of information and discuss such with stakeholders in both Business and Risk in a timely manner for appropriate inputs and risk mitigating actions.
  • Prepare and submit clear, concise, factual, unbiased, thorough and timely interim investigation reports.
  • Working closely with CMB and GB LOBs, the role holder will act as a Subject Matter Expert in corporate lending fraud and / or Trade Based Fraud and ML.
  • Identify trade and lending fraud typologies based on the investigations performed and to provide improvement in scenarios that help detect early frauds.
  • Liaising, where necessary, with other internal stakeholders such as CMB/GB, GTRF, BFCR, Risk stewards, FCC etc.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of GTRF and Lending products, systems, policies and procedures as well as FCC policies and procedures so that daily processes are continually implemented in a defect free environment.
  • Ensure that all events / cases are actioned within the stipulated SLA.


  • Graduate / Post- Graduate in Business Management, Economics, Commerce, Technology, Mathematics or equivalent is a must.
  • Additional qualifications any certifications on Compliance / AML / Fraud related would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in relevant fields as detailed in below section.
  • Following experience / exposures are highly beneficial but all not essential - corporate lending / relationship management; wholesale credit risk; forensic accounting; trade finance; fraud/ML investigations.
  • Aptitude to work on financial crime cases using intelligence and analytical tools.
  • Ability to maintain control, direction and motivation in an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data efficiently, draw conclusions on what the data means and actions required.
  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to manage & engage multiple stakeholders, meet their expectations.
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills – both verbal and written.


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