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Compliance, Regional Affairs, Vice President, Singapore

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description


Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.


The role we are recruiting for is in the Regional Regulatory Affairs team of the Compliance function based in Singapore. This role will provide support for the country-wide compliance program across different regulated entities in Singapore. This covers a broad spectrum of responsibilities which comprise but are not limited to the following:


  • Implementation and ongoing oversight of country-wide centralized compliance programs across regulated entities in Singapore
  • Drive implementation of regulatory initiatives
  • Manage Compliance program and control upllfts in line with regulatory requirements
  • Manage regular and ad-hoc regulatory audits, surveys and questionnaires
  • Manage internal and external audit engagements
  • Track regulatory interactions, regulatory updates and regulatory focuses
  • Organise and manage responses to regulatory and industry consultations
  • Engage with industry bodies and participants on advocacy and updates
  • Manage corporate governance related matters for office leadership


  • University degree
  • Strong knowledge of the Singapore Banking Act and the regulatory environment
  • 8+ years' Compliance or other relevant financial services experience.
  • Any knowledge of other local regulatory regimes is an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills and effective written/oral communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with ability to multitask, organize and prioritize.

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