Compliance Officer

Vance Group Ltd| Date Posted: 6-Dec-2019
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Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Vance Group is a diversified and financially strong business group headquartered in Singapore. Our companies produce and trade biodiesel and oleochemicals in Malaysia and Singapore.  Vance Group has been growing rapidly and is looking for dynamic, independent and results-oriented individuals to add to our team. 

Individuals who generate strong results and add value in Vance Group will be recognized and compensated commensurately.   Based in Singapore, the Compliance Officer will be responsible for all compliance and risk management issues, especially in relation to our Malaysian subsidiary.  There is tremendous scope for growth and opportunities for the ambitious and talented individual.

Location: City Hall Area (Stamford Court)



  • Ensure that the group conducts its business in full compliance with all national and international laws and regulations and standards that are relevant to its industry
  • Implement and manage an effective compliance program
  • Establish professional standards, best business practices, and internal systems of control
  • Develop and periodically review company policies and procedures
  • Assess company operations to determine compliance risk
  • Oversee and monitor the application, renewal and continuing obligations arising from all business licenses, permits and certifications
  • Regularly audit company procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risk and preempt any business disruption due to non-compliance
  • Perform periodic reviews to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls across the group
  • Detect, identify and conduct investigations of compliance issues and potential fraud activity
  • Create and manage effective corrective/preventive action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance violations
  • Undertake special projects, adhoc audits, process reviews, fraud investigation or similar on request
  • Provide training and support to employees for a better understanding of potential risks and compliance issues. Inculcate a culture of risk management across the group
  • Manage regulatory matters, including relationships and correspondence with regulators, regulatory audits and queries, implementation of changes pertaining to new regulations, licensing and filings
  • Develop risk management strategies and monitor the group’s overall trading and hedging exposure
  • Ensure compliance with ISCC/RSPO/MSPO/other sustainability certification schemes
  • Ensure compliance with national and multinational sanctions programs and anti-money laundering regulations



  • Diploma/Business Degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Law/ Business Administration/ Economics/ ICT/ MIS or related discipline, with minimum 4-5 years’ experience in compliance and risk management role within the palm oil, oleochemical, energy, petrochemical, chemical or commodity industry
  • Relevant compliance, audit or risk management certifications preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office applications especially Excel
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and persevering
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates strong sense of initiative with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Meticulous and takes strong pride in the quality of one’s work
  • Results-oriented and able to abide by tight deadlines with a strong sense of responsibility



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Vance Group Ltd