Senior Compliance Specialist

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: Capital Group





Role title: Senior Compliance Specialist


Role summary

Demonstrates an intermediate knowledge in assigned areas and works independently on projects, analysis, and tasks of moderate to high complexity. Responsible for researching, collecting and reviewing documents for a variety of regulatory filings, contracts, reporting, board materials, etc., assisting with regulatory supervisory activities and audits, analyzing issues and implementing solutions. Drafts and reviews compliance policies, processes, controls and procedures with the ability to advise and provide recommendations to internal departments to enhance and improve these controls.


Primary responsibilities/essential functions (applicable to all responsibility areas)

  • Analyzes and executes on documentation for one or more of the following: Regulatory filings, investment-related deal documents, board materials or other agreements.
  • Researches issues/requirements and collects and reviews documents for regulatory/supervisory visits, audits, requests, applications, board materials and other legal processes. Take initiative to coordinate with auditors, external counsel, board members, and internal business groups on issues, as needed.
  • Drafts and reviews internally generated documents and external agreements/correspondence for compliance and business purposes for manager/ attorney review.
  • Supports needs of clients, auditors, and regulators by assisting internal business departments with responses to queries or troubleshooting issues.
  • Initiates interactions with attorneys, external counsel and regulators on various issues with a focus on proposing and implementing changes or enhancements to business processes.
  • Ensures internal departments are current with compliance policies and regulations. Advises business areas on compliance processes and questions of moderate complexity. Builds relationships with internal departments.
  • Engages in identifying issues, problem solving, and providing feasible recommendation options for implementation within various legal and compliances processes. Partners with attorneys and managers on issues of higher complexity.
  • Participates in and may lead departmental and inter-departmental projects.
  • Participates in the training of more junior associates.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.





  • Demonstrates sound judgment and ability to independently resolve matters of moderate to high complexity.
  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending comprehensive solutions.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communications skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders.
  • Demonstrates ability to plan processes and work for a group or team to assure work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and develop/maintain relationships within Capital.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory compliance standards. Exhibits knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting the department/business area.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and manage projects within the team.
  • Demonstrates organizational agility and ability to manage ambiguity.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively use technology as a tool to better automate or streamline processes.
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently to consistently meet quality and time deadlines.


Core requirements


  • Able to speak and work in English; in Hong Kong, Chinese-language spoken and written will be highly regarded.
  • Prior experience working with privacy regulations regionally


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