Financial Security Trainee (One Year Contract)

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Within the Compliance department, Financial Security (FS) is in charge of the overall Bank’s framework for identifying, mapping, preventing, controlling and reporting on financial and associated crime risks: money laundering prevention, tax crime, fight against terrorist financing, observance of embargoes and asset freezing and external corruption. 

The Financial Security Hong Kong and Asia Pacific Trainee role is part of the Financial Security Hong Kong and Asia Pacific team, reporting to the Head of Financial Security Hong Kong and Asia Pacific.  This trainee role will help the team to provide support and back up to Local Compliance Officers (LCOs) in Asia Pacific entities and liaise with Financial Security Head office to ensure the local implementation of all Financial Security missions and projects. 

Eligible candidates should be completing their degree requirements by June 2023 and are available to start working immediately or latest by July 2023. Trainee contract is one year to begin with and renewable for up to two years in total


This Financial Security Hong Kong and Asia Pacific Trainee role takes part, among other related tasks, in the following responsibilities to facilitate the team:

  • Provide full support to the Hong Kong Financial Security team to handle all financial security controls and monitoring as per the standard compliance control plan. 
  • Provide high quality input, gap analysis and interpretation of risk assessment with respect to quality of alerts and controls performed by the transaction monitoring and name screening team against applicable internal policies, frameworks, and regulations
  • Handle of alerts for Hong Kong branch in relation to Screening on PEP and Sanctions as “Level 1” review 
  • Support to FS HK team to handle other FS-related alerts (ie Filtering payment (L2), Actimize AML alerts and transactions alerts.
  • Assist on ad-hoc projects or assignments to facilitate the FS HK team. 
  • Provide back-up local compliance teams in handling FS alerts and performing specific FS processes, coordinating and animating the Asia Pacific compliance team members involved in FS. 
  • Assist the team to perform on-site and off-site FS trainings in collaboration with Financial Security Head office. 
  • Facilitate the team to handle the ad-hoc project or assignments. 
  • Other compliance supports to the Financial HK and AP. 


  • Master/Bachelor graduate in Business, Finance or Law with less than 12 months’ full-time experiences
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Internship experience in financial security is a plus
  • Self-motivated and hardworking with a strong sense of commitment and responsibility
  • Fluent in English. Chinese language (Cantonese/Mandarin) is not required but a plus

Application Method

For Interested candidates, please apply on our Career Website. A rewarding package will be offered to successful candidate. We also provide you with medical, life insurance benefits and provident fund scheme. 

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the employer’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.

Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Citizen, Hong Kong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:15th Jun 2023, 3:59 pm


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