ICBC is the largest bank in China, and the largest bank in the world by total assets, deposits, loans, number of customers and number of employees.

For the ninth consecutive year in 2021, ICBC ranked 1st place in the three authoritative lists of The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks, the Forbes Global 2000 and the Fortune Global 500 Sub-list of Commercial Banks.

ICBC Prague Branch started business in Czech Republic from year 2017. We are located in Prague 4, Pankrac.
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AML Operation Officer

Duties and responsibilities:

The AML Operation Officer will support the Head of Compliance Department to complete the following regular activities and controls and the tasks as below:

  • AML Watchlist screening (real time): review, approve or reject on daily rhythm controls on the potential hits generated by the internal AML systems and/or any other relevant system as a result of the check over the national/international blacklists;
  • AML Watchlist screening (batch portfolio control): review, approve or reject on regular rhythm the potential hits generated by the screening of the portfolio over the national/international blacklists;
  • AML KYC reviews (including CRS and FATCA): support the completion of the compliance second level controls over the KYC/Customer Due Diligence (Corporate and Financial Institutions), the closure reviews and any other event driven customer review;
  • AML Risk profile: monitor the complete and accurate AML risk profiling of the customers, conduct the appropriate investigations and controls, complete the reviews in the systems and propose the necessary amendments and the relevant corrections;
  • AML Transaction monitoring: manage on daily rhythm the internal monitoring system alert cases, conduct controls and investigations to assess the appropriateness and compliance of the customers transactions, liaise with the relevant functions to retrieve and analyze the appropriate documentation, propose the appropriate solution to close the alerts and report any potential/actual issue or suspicion;
  • AML/Compliance internal reporting: support the Head of Department to complete the regular periodical reporting to the General Management, the Head Office and any other relevant reporting;
  • AML/Compliance local regulatory reporting: Support the Head of Department to conduct all the necessary activities, controls and investigations referred to any regulatory reporting (including but not limited to the annual CNB questionnaire, AML Self-assessment);
  • AML/Compliance policies and procedures: support the Head of Department to draft, update or amend the relevant local procedures and to implement the policies issued by the Head Office; support the drafting of the internal communications and the settingup of clear instructions to instruct the relevant functions about the significant changes and amendments;
  • AML/Compliance regulatory changes: support the Head of Department to promptly identify the law and regulatory changes; support in summingup the key changes and amendments; support the drafting of the internal communications and the setting-up of clear instructions to guide and advise the relevant functions about key changes;
  • AML/Compliance IT Systems: test and monitor the status for the implementation and upgrading of internal AML and Compliance control systems - STORMS/BRAINS;
  • AML/Compliance controls, monitoring and reviews: support the Head of Department to design, execute and document the appropriate controls to ensure effectiveness and adequateness of the first line of defense, identifying issues and proposing the necessary remedial actions and supporting the implementation of remedial actions;
  • AML/Compliance projects: support the Head of Department to ensure the timely, accurate and comprehensive execution of the relevant actions and projects aimed at improving the internal governance and the control system and ensuring the compliance to the regulatory requirements (EU AML Directive, GDPR, CRR, CRD,etc.);
  • AOB: execute any other task or job assigned by the Head of Compliance Department, also with reference to the preparation of compliance-related reports at Branch level.

Requirements to access to the function:

  • Education requirements: University Degree in Economics or Law preferred
  • Work experience requirements: At least 3 years of experience in European Financial Institutions

Knowledge/ technical skills:

  • Good knowledge of AML and other compliance regulation, CAMS or CGSS holder is a plus
  • Ability to analyze complex cases
  • Good MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good knowledge of systems
  • Fluent Czech & English speaker, fluent Chinese is a plus

Professional behavior expected by the function:

  • Self-driven and proactive
  • Sense of discretion and confidentiality
  • Good communication skills, team working and problem solving

What can we offer you?

  • A stimulating multinational environment in Prague
  • A competitive remuneration and social benefit package
  • Meal card, MultiSport card, 6 sick days, 25 days of holiday, notebook, transport allowance, refreshments & fruit on workplace, Čistý Edenred vouchers...

If you would like to join our team in Prague, do not hesitate and share your CV in English with us. Before you apply please make sure that you have working and living permit in the Czech Republic.

Happy to meet you personally!

Informace o pozici

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, Prague Branch
Na strži 1702/65, Praha – Nusle
Required education: University
Required languages: Czech (Proficient), English (Proficient), Chinese (Basic)
Benefits: Bonuses, Notebook, Transport allowance, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Refreshments on workplace, Contribution to sport / culture / leisure, Sick days
Listed in: Banking industry and financial services, Compliance officer
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, Prague Branch, Ing. Henrieta Illésová
Na Strži 1702/65, 140 00 Prague 4 - Nusle, Czech Republic
+420 237 762 828