Position title
Vice President, Financial Compliance and AML Office

Based in Indonesia, the Financial Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Officer (AML) will have overall responsibility in driving the company's market entry, developing a country AML and compliance program aligned with group AML and compliance frameworks, and advising internal stakeholders on AML and compliance matters.


• Leading regulatory engagements and ensuring compliance with mandatory reporting requirements with relevant regulators and relevant internal and external stakeholders.

• Advising on payments / financial services regulatory matters, and assisting in the development and implementation of new products, features, and businesses lines. For example - Assessing AML/CFT risks when business decisions are made and demonstrating consideration to safeguard the firm's reputation.

• Providing timely and quality regulatory advice for negotiations on strategic, complex and high value agreements.

• Developing and implementing Group AML and Compliance initiatives in-country, including

– technology risk management, business continuity management, outsourcing, consumer protection, and AML/CFT policies in line with local regulatory expectations and requirements;

– Incident management (eg responding to regulatory investigations / inspections by authorities / assisting in PR incident responses / submission of STRs);

– review transaction monitoring alerts or sanctions alert escalated;

– present any updates or key risks/ findings to the Senior Management;

– review and file any Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR);

– develop and conduct relevant AML risk assessments;

– Preparing for, and managing, audits and inspections by relevant regulators;

– Localizing and implementing Group-wide AML and financial compliance programs and training for internal stakeholders;

– Being the in-country champion in driving a culture of compliance;

– Other additional duties as assigned.


• 10-15 years of Financial Regulatory and/or AML experience (added advantage if candidate is a qualified Indonesian lawyer, CPA or has extensive relevant experience at a financial regulator in Indonesia).

• Ideal candidate would have a mix of (i) regulatory experience, (ii) prior in-house experience in the payments sector (preferably a licensed e-money / wallet operator in Indonesia), and (iii) private practice experience in top- tier law or consulting / advisory firms.

• Able to build AML and compliance framework from ground up and see to implementation, and able to articulate AML and compliance concepts clearly to non-compliance stakeholders.

• Extensive experience interacting with regulators, particularly with BI and OJK.

• Experience in compliance & AML matters is preferred.

• Relevant AML or related certifications from an accredited organization (such as ACAMS, ICA) will be a plus.

• Critical thinking and analysis with strong attention to detail.

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment where ambiguity and change is the norm.

• Fluent in English.

Alibaba Group’s mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. The company aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. It envisions its customers will meet, work and live at Alibaba and that it will be a good company lasting for 102 years.

Employment Type
Software Development
Job Location
Jakarta, Indonesia
Date posted
April 1, 2024
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