Head of Sanctions, Fintech

Job Title: Head of Sanctions, Fintech
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HK$1700000 - HK$1701000 per annum
Reference: JN -032020-448910
Contact Name: Karen Yung
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2020 19:28

Job Description

Argyll Scott is partnering with an international fintech firm to look for a Head of Sanctions.


  • Take full responsibility for the development and implementation of the firm's compliance program relating to sanction laws and regulations
  • Provide advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on sanctions-related matters
  • Lead the development and enhancement of the sanctions compliance program
  • Maintain effective practices and procedures for sanctions screening
  • Respond to regulatory queries related to sanctions
  • Provide relevant training and develop guidance communications


  • Bachelor or Advanced degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent with relevant qualifications
  • 12-15 years above of relevant experience
  • Strong sanctions experience gained in financial institutions, with regional exposure a plus
  • Knowledge of fintech/techfin and financial sector laws and regulations in the AML and sanctions area is preferable.
  • Good leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin with good English/Chinese writing skills

For further details or interest in knowing more about Audit, Risk and Compliance opportunities, please reach out to Karen Yung at kyung <@> /+852 6517 3838 (Direct Line).


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