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Forensic Associate / Senior Associate / Assistant Manager (AML)

Date:  20 Jun 2024
Service Line / Portfolios:  Forensic

Kuala Lumpur, MY

Title: Forensic Associate / Senior Associate / Assistant Manager(AML)

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte, we offer a unique and exceptional career experience to inspire and empower talents like you to make an impact that matters for our clients, people and community. Whatever your aspirations, Deloitte offers you a highly inclusive, collaborative workplace and unrivalled opportunities to realize your full potential. We are always looking for people with the relentless energy to push themselves further, and to find new avenues and unique ways to reach our shared goals.

So what are you waiting for? Join the winning team now.

Work you’ll do

Your role and responsibility will be primarily to provide support in fulfilling Anti-money laundering (AML ) / Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations which includes, but not limited to, the following tasks:  

  • Undertaking client due diligence checks during customer onboarding and periodic review.
  • Validating information obtained through the KYC process through a combination of conducting research as well as internal and external databases.
  • Identification and escalation of politically exposed persons and customers associated with medium and high risk.
  • Undertaking enhanced due diligence for customers associated with higher AML risk rating.
  • Providing support to Compliance function including responding to ad hoc queries.
  • Evaluating sanctions alerts to identify the nature of the hit or the type of program (e.g., terms alerting on the Geographic Search Term List or OFAC’s SDN List).
  • Investigating transaction monitoring alerts and identifying potential fraudulent transaction activities.
  • Documenting rationale for either escalating or dismissing the sanctions and transaction monitoring alerts.
  • Being informed and stay up to date with emerging AML and other regulatory requirements and guidance affecting clients in the financial services industry.
  • Supporting projects from other Deloitte Forensic service lines, as and where required.
  • Senior Associates will co-lead a team of associates in a managed service centre environment which includes providing coaching, quality assurance reviews, time management, and ensuring constant delivery of high quality outputs.
  • Supporting projects from other Deloitte Forensic service lines, as and where required.

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of empowering our people to be leaders at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose and shared values, challenging themselves everyday to identify issues that are most important to our clients, our people and the communities, and to make an impact that matters. In addition to living our purpose, Associates / Analysts / Consultants across our Firm are expected to:


  • Understand the expectations set and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping own performance on track.
  • Understand how our daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business.
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to personal learning and development.
  • Actively focus on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills, with stakeholders, clients and team.
  • Work effectively in diverse teams within a highly inclusive team culture where everyone is supported, respected and recognized for their contribution.



  • A completed undergraduate degree that is relevant to the field e.g. accounting, law, etc. Possessing a professional certification is advantageous.
  • A basic understanding of local, regional or international AML regulatory environment and common money laundering schemes.
  • Senior Associate should have at least 2 years of working experience providing AML, Forensic Accounting, Fraud & Financial Investigations, Business Intelligence, Internal Audit and Compliance consulting services preferably in a consulting, financial, accounting or law institution.
  • Previous experience providing financial crime consulting services to corporate, retail, and / or private banking business units of financial services institutions. You will be comfortable analysing information, as well as drafting and reviewing formal written reports and presenting ideas to small or large groups.
  • A willingness to participate in practice growth and development initiatives. 
  • A demonstrated ability to work in a cohesive team environment. 
  • An ability to identify issues quickly and to present solutions when reporting to your managers. 
  • A strong commitment to professional and client service excellence. 
  • An ability to participate as a team member in client projects daily under partner’s supervision. 
  • A team player with good communication, analytical and report writing skills. 
  • A willingness and ability to travel on short notice.
  • Skills to succeed with us:
  • Collaborative, a team player who can connect with a diverse group people and build rapport.
  • Ability to operate with minimal supervision and think laterally.
  • Strong desire for an exceptional challenge in a unique but flourishing environment.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Candidates with engagement specific exposure to financial crime as part of external audit or internal controls work will also be considered.

Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.



Requisition ID:  103137

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