Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria: Analyst FCC, Controls

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15 Jun, 2016

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Banking Jobs in Nigeria

Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria – We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer. At the core of the Group’s people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture. We encourage and focus on the behaviours that bring out the very best from every employee, assessing their performance not just on results but on how those results were achieved. To further embed these behaviours we have a remuneration programme in place, carefully designed to incentivise our employees to live our values every day.

Standard Chartered Bank is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Analyst FCC, Controls

Job ID: 517893
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Function: Compliance
Regular/Temporary: Permanent
Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Description
The primary function of the role is to investigate Customer Name Screening and/or Transaction Surveillance alerts in line with laid down Group & Regulatory Standards. Additional responsibilities would include Group & Regulatory Reportings.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform investigations on Transaction Monitoring alerts in line with Group Standards and Procedures. Timely reviewing and closure of alerts with justifiable comments in Audit logs in line with Group Standards and Procedures.
  • Ensure that Transaction Monitoring alerts and name screening alerts are completed within time lines defined in the Group standards and there are no overdue alerts.
  • Assist the Head – FCC Controls on various projects assigned to the team from time to time.
  • Identify suspicious client profiles (both individuals and entities) and initiate a review of suspicious transactions and any systems exception reports.
  • Preparation of SAR reports and submission of SAR reports to the State Bank within defined TAT.
  • Ensure timely escalation of all errors and issues highlighted during the investigation process.
  • Rectify errors identified during the Quality Assurance Process.
  • Assist the Head – FCC Controls in the development and implementation of corrective actions for identified error trends and issues.
  • Perform investigation of CMR/GNS alerts to identify AML/CTF risks by applying risk based approach.  Timely reviewing and closure of alerts with justifiable comments in Audit logs in line with Group Standards and Procedures.
  • Preparation of alert disposition MI and dashboards that are presented in the FCC Committee and other Business Governance forums.

Knowledge Development and Information Management:

  • Maintain accurate audit trails (documentation & electronic) for all alert investigations.
  • Timely reporting and escalation of significant / High Risk issues.
  • Highlighting potential gaps with correct justification and in-depth analysis performed.
  • In conjunction with the MI and Reporting function, contribute to the development of Information Management  metrics and reports
  • Knowledge of AML/CTF Policies and Procedures and the ability to interpret and apply them to actual situations.

Stakeholders Relations:

  • Ensure active, responsive and effective stakeholder management both within FCC and with the broader Business areas.
  • Work closely with the FCC Quality Assurance Team to ensure that the investigation process is implemented accurately and is delivering accurate outcomes.
  • Collaborate with essential stakeholders to develop and deliver solutions to combat money laundering and financial crime.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Execute Compliance Governance, Frameworks and Models


  • Partner with the business to make decisions based on the knowledge and interpretation of current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information of financial crime.
  • Develop and implement financial crime compliance arrangements/frameworks (processes and DOIs)

Proficiency Level:

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate


  • Manage and Mitigate Risks


  • Review system safeguards and recommend process enhancements

Proficiency Level:

  • Intermediate

Proficiency Level:

  • Intermediate


  • Implement Identification, Monitoring, Testing, and Reporting


  • Implement FCC/sanctions/AML/ABC risks identification and assessment and advise business on the findings
  • Partner with Business and Operational Risk to identify and mitigate financial compliance risks

Additional Specific Role Requirements

  • The role holder must possess excellent analytical skills and understanding of risks and controls.
  • Previous experience in either a Control Function or Financial Crime Compliance will be preferred but is not mandatory.
  • Good knowledge of banking products and support structure and general operational knowledge;
  • Minimum 5 years all round banking experience;
  • Knowledge of Core Banking systems & other transaction & customer related systems.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to develop effective presentations and be able to present in front of Management.
  • Have a good knowledge of the Group & Regulatory Policies, Procedures and Standards relating to Financial Crime Risk & Operational Risk, as well as knowledge of the local regulations and legislation on AML/CTF and sanctions.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply below

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