1+ months

Regional Risk Officer

Singapore, Central Singapore 650634
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About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,500 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 273,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortunes 2017 rankings of Americas largest corporations. Wells Fargos vision is to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them succeed financially. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

Department Overview

Financial Institutions Group (FIG) is a division of Wells Fargo's International Group responsible for providing financial services and innovative solutions to U.S. and International banks, multi-laterals, central banks, and sovereign wealth funds. FIG is divided among for primary geographic regions. In each region, FIG has one or more dedicated Regional Risk Officers responsible for the overall management of compliance implementation, management, and ongoing development in the region. This position is one of three Regional Risk Officers supporting the APAC region for FIG APAC. The position reports directly to the Regional Risk Underwriting groups Senior Regional Risk Officer.

About the Role

The Regional Risk Officer is a critical role within FIG; responsible for ensuring FIG South East Asia region is appropriately following Corporate, Wholesale, and FIG policies and procedures. The primary focus of this role is the execution of BSA/AML risk controls in the region and management of Financial Crimes Consultants.The Regional Risk Officer will call on financial institution customers with the relationship teams in the APAC region and ensure appropriate compliance issues are discussed, documented, and managed. The Regional Risk Officer will also be expected to build strong direct relationships with their counterparts internally and externally (especially in the case of high risk banks/countries and proactively identify trends and patterns that may present risk issues or opportunities to FIG.

Additional responsibilities
  • Lead key projects to enhance the AML program and/or mitigate risks
  • Act as a point of contact for inquiries from Financial Crimes Risk Management and Compliance; ensure that all enquiries are responded to appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Assist in coordinating training for the Area
  • Quickly identify, strategize, and report on compliance related issues with specific customers or in the region as a whole
  • Actively work to continually improve the FIG risk culture and risk methodology.


  • Financial Services
  • Retail / Wholesale

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