Vice President - Regional Compliance

Mizuho Bank
02 Dec 2018
05 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time
Overview of Division/Department

Our Regional Compliance Department located in Singapore, is responsible for monitoring the offices in the Asia-Oceania region to ensure their compliance with regulations of Head Office and local authorities. This department consists of two sections, namely Regional AML Section and Assessment & Monitoring Section.

Company Profile
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and NYSE) and is one of the largest financial services companies in the world. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of its clients with offices located in all the major cities of the world such as Tokyo, New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Job Responsibilities
(Internal Corporate Title: Manager)
Your key roles & responsibilities include:
  • Conducting off/on-site monitoring of overseas offices and branches to ascertain operations are within legislatorial and Head Office (HO) guidelines
  • Ensuring relevant Japanese law and HO policies related compliance matters are understood and practiced by the offices in the region (e.g. Information Control, Insider Trading Regulations, Entertainment & Gifts, Arm's Length Principle etc)
  • Performing self-assessment on local laws and regulations of each country, and consolidate such information to ensure practices are up-to-date and disseminated
  • Partnering with Compliance departments of each office to maximize effectiveness and competency of compliance policies, through methods such as training and development
  • Providing consultative advices on queries from overseas offices
  • Supporting the Regional Assessment Committee in its consideration of the best allocation of resources on Compliance Monitoring Supporting offices in the region on compliance issues that require coordination with Head Office and/or between offices in the region
  • Supervising a team on day-to-day activities

Job Requirements
What you should have:
  • A Bachelor Degree
  • At least 10 years of work experience preferred, particularly within the banking industry or field of compliance.
  • Basic-level proficiency in Japanese will be an advantage, as the incumbent is expected to engage in simple communication with colleagues in Head Office
  • Team leadership/management exposure is highly desired
  • Travelling will be required on a need basis
Join Mizuho Bank, Ltd., in Singapore, and be part of our expanding team, passionate to build the future together. "One MIZUHO: Building the future with you"

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