The position will be responsible for overseeing regulatory compliance and advisory, including managing the Regulatory Change Management (RCM) program, risk assessment, compliance oversight, reporting, providing advice to the business, supporting business projects, developing relevant compliance policies/procedures, developing training materials, providing trainings and enhancing compliance awareness and culture. The compliance aspects include a wide range of regulations with the key risk areas in Anti-money laundering, Privacy and Data Protection, Installment Sales Law, and Payment Services Act. This is a great opportunity to work in a multinational company, well recognized as a Best Place to work for, where Compliance can play a strategic role in helping the business from regulatory perspectives.
Key Success Factors: The position requires solid compliance knowledge and hands-on experience of regulatory compliance, reporting and dealing with regulators; other skills such as English proficiency, strategic thinking and data analytics, and stakeholder engagement and influencing skills are critical in successfully playing the role.
Job responsibilities include:
・Drive/enhance compliance programs, policies and procedures
・Provide advice to the business units; participate in regulatory projects/initiatives as an SME
・Proactively partner with the business, and liaise with colleagues in the regional and global teams
・Conducts 2nd line reviews on sales/marketing materials, new products and business processes and controls
・Conduct 2nd line risk assessment, design and execute 2nd line oversight activities (compliance testing)Manages regulatory exams and regulatory reporting
・Effectively reports to senior leaders on Compliance matters to ensure transparency and proper oversight
・A BA degree a MUST, Master degree desired. A minimum of 3 years of experience in regulatory compliance, risk management programs, or audit. Experience in financial services industry, Big 4 audit/consulting is preferrable.
・Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English, both written and spoken
・Excellent report writing skills, presentation, coordination, facilitation and influencing skills
・Able to think out-of-box, proactively identify issues, and provide practical solutions to the business
・High standard of integrity, able to build relationship with the business and handle conflicts constructively, a team player
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.