State Street Compliance Specialist, Senior Associate in Seoul, South Korea

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Job Description

Reporting to head of compliance Korea, the Senior Associate is responsible for ensuring State Street Bank and Trust Company, Seoul Branch is compliant with the Korean laws and regulations and also internal compliance policies.


  • Keep abreast of applicable external regulatory environment impacting various businesses.
  • Assist Head of Korea Compliance in leading and/or participating in initiatives to strengthen compliance with key external regulations, adherence to corporate policies and control environment.
  • Assist and participate with compliance themes including Anti-Money Laundering, Privacy and Ethics, etc.

Detailed Description:

  • Support identifying and interpreting the rules that apply to the business functions operating within Seoul Branch and monitoring State Street’s compliance with the rules
  • Escalating non-compliance with the rules to the Head of Korea Compliance and management ensuring compliance with corporate policies and guidelines
  • Coordinating and supporting reviews carried out by internal and external auditors and regulators
  • Conduct various Monitoring & Surveillance activities in relation to Compliance Oversight Program
  • Local reporting of AML Risk-Based Approach assessment to KoFIU


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Fluent in English. Skills around MS Office, etc.
  • Experience in the field of compliance, audit, or other internal control functions in the financial services industry preferably foreign bank branches in Korea
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills.

State Street Job ID: 169353

Location: Seoul

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Job Title: Compliance Specialist, Senior Associate

Job ID: 169353

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: Korea - Seoul