BURM Surveillance Analyst

Surveillance Analyst role with a top-tier investment bank in Singapore

The Singapore Surveillance team operates within the Business Unit Risk Management team of Asia Private Wealth Management (“AWM”) business as the first line of defence; the team primarily oversees, monitors, measures and analyses non-market risk exposure primarily for Singapore branch of the AWM business.

Roles & responsibility

  • Performs daily supervisory and trade based surveillance reviews to ensure adherence to Firm's policy and procedures including but not limited to selling process and suitability, fees monitoring, the best execution, cross border restrictions, deposit protection scheme.
  • Manage and provide quality assurance check on the outsourced surveillance teams to ensure that supervisory/surveillance reviews meet our performance criteria.
  • Monitor and identify internal breaches/control gaps and conduct necessary investigations; where required, provide trainings and recommendation to the business.
  • Partner with the AWM business and control partners such as Legal and Compliance to establish risk and control frameworks that align with regulators’ expectation
  • Participate in ongoing projects to streamline processes including system enhancement to manage the risk of the business in an effective and efficient manner
  • Analyze reports and perform trend analysis in assessing the risk of the business.
  • Prepare reports to senior management and escalate any issues and exceptions found during surveillance review on a regular basis.
  • Provide cross coverage to Hong Kong surveillance team where necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of relevant working experience in the private banking industry as first line of defense
  • Be able to fluently communicate in English and Mandarin, and Cantonese (preferred)
  • Attentive to detail and strong communication skill
  • Prior experience in a similar control function in Risk or Compliance and knowledge around regulatory requirement from HKMA, SFC and MAS perspective
  • Product knowledge of various asset-classes including equity, fixed income, listed and OTC derivatives and banking products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Hays Registration Number: 200609504D, EA License: 07C3924, Registration ID Number: R22108490



Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services

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Talk to Kenneth Sze, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Singapore
#27-20 UOB Plaza 2, 80 Raffles Place

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