6 Apr 2016

Full-Time Cluster Compliance Officer at CitiBank Port-Harcourt, Aba and Bonny branches

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Cluster Compliance Officer (Port-Harcourt, Aba and Bonny branches)-16019984

Job Purpose:

The individual will play a key role in developing and maintaining a robust control environment in the branch/cluster and across the bank in general.
He/she will be responsible for coordinating, monitoring and advising on compliance with business, global, regional, and local AML & compliance policies, procedures, and requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
Implementation of all applicable compliance and AML/CFT programs at the branch/cluster level;
Ensure all compliance reviews/reports are being performed timely, are adequate and appropriately documented;
Monitoring compliance to regulatory and internal policies, processes and procedures by staff in the branch/cluster;
Daily resolution of compliance issues emanating from the branch/cluster in line with all applicable regulatory requirements and internal policies and liaising with the Head Office as necessary;
Monthly reports on compliance Status of the branch/cluster to the Chief Compliance Officer;
Reporting all forms of compliance breaches to the Chief Compliance Officer;
Bringing to the attention of the Chief Compliance Officer any suspicious transaction/activity;
Carrying out compliance advisory services to the branches covered;
Liaising with local Regulators, Law Enforcement and other Governmental Bodies and ensure good relationships with the same;
Work closely with the Business and other key stakeholders such as Operations & Technology to identify and mitigate the risks associated with existing and new business with emphasis on higher risk customers and transactions;
Attend to and where necessary, lead compliance related customer interactions;
Contribute to a “no surprise” compliance culture by developing and delivering compliance training programs including providing annual face-to-face training and developing and delivering any other relevant periodic targeted training to employees in the branch/cluster (new hires, transfers and existing staff);
Raise the visibility of compliance by specifically improving the compliance risk assessment and compliance testing standards at the branch/cluster; and
Manage ad hoc compliance related projects as required.


Minimum of 10 years work experience in the Banking sector
Experience of at least 3 major areas of banking operations
Knowledge of relevant regulations
Experience in compliance monitoring reviews, e.g. account opening or periodic reviews Skills:
Strong written and personal communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to manage and facilitate multiple projects
Ability to work individually and in teams
Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
Ability to embrace new technologies
Interpersonal skills
Undergraduate qualification in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Law or degree in any other discipline
Relevant higher degree or professional qualification
Operations, Control, risk related experience, though not compulsory, will be an added advantage

Highly organized 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

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