AML Analyst at Citibank Nigeria Limited

Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: AML Analyst

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Family Group: Compliance and Control
Job Family: AML Compliance & Risk Mgmt

Job Background / Context

  • The role will assist with CitiKYC and PFG implementations. The role will perform AML investigations and compliance reviews. The FTE is based in Nigeria but is a resource to assist in covering the rest of SSA on AML Investigations and reviews when necessary.  

Job Purpose

  • Assist by performing AML investigations and Compliance Reviews.
  • Contribute to a ‘no surprise’ culture by educating and communicating compliance awareness throughout the organization and escalating all potential or identified regulatory issues appropriately.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with CitiKYC and PFG Implementations
  • Performing compliance reviews and AML investigations, when escalated
  • Review and approve high risk customer KYC/due diligence
  • Developing and providing guidance regarding conducting FIU responsibilities in a standardised manner
  • Collaborate with the Business, AML Advisory and other Compliance partners as required
  • Assist relevant AMLCOs in reporting suspicious activity to the relevant authorities in a timely manner
  • Assist in responding to search requests by local Regulators, Law Enforcement and other Governmental Bodies
  • Respond to sanctions related escalations and investigations
  • Attend and where necessary, lead AML related customer interactions
  • Perform enhanced due diligence on targeted customers
  • Undertake AML related investigations arising from internal monitoring as well as ad hoc referrals
  • Providing feedback to relevant AMLCOs regarding detected weaknesses, coordinating the corrective action and tracking implementation

Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Law or degree in any other discipline.
  • Operations, Control, risk related experience, though not compulsory, will be an added advantage.

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ post-qualification experience out of which, at least, 7 must have been in a relevant area
  • Knowledge of relevant AML regulations and industry guidance
  • Good understanding of corporate banking and investment banking products
  • Experience in AML investigations, particularly in relation to Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Experience in compliance/KYC reviews, e.g. account opening or periodic reviews
  • Experience related to financial investigations; AML, fraud or counter terrorism

Skills:

  • Strong written and personal communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and facilitate multiple projects
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work individually and in teams on all aspects of AML
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to embrace new technologies.

Competencies:

  • Highly organised and methodical with close attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to co-operative and collaborative working.
  • Strong team player willing to learn and share experience with other team members.
  • Flexibility to work with changing priorities and deadlines.

Benefits

  • Citi offers a variety of benefits and resources to help you live well. Use them to invest in yourself, including your health, future, and well-being.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • The above job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
  • Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
  • Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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