Financial Security Trainee (One Year Contract)

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Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Compliance / Financial Security

Job title

Financial Security Trainee (One Year Contract)

Contract type


Management position


Job summary


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.

The ideal candidate will complete all degree requirements and ready to start working by July 2024. Trainee contract is one year to begin with and renewable for up to two years in total.

Key Responsibilities

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 Security HK and AP.

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Position location

Geographical area

Asia, Hong Kong



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

  • Master/Bachelor graduate in Business, Finance or Law with less than 12 months’ full-time experiences

Level of minimal experience

0-2 years


  • Internship experience in financial security is a plus

Required skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and hardworking with a strong sense of commitment and responsibility

Technical skills required

• Proficient in MS office


Fluent in English. Chinese language (Cantonese/Mandarin) is not required but a plus