Recruitment for Compliance Advisory Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

Application Closing Date
3rd December, 2021.

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Compliance Advisory Officer

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective

  • Ensure adherence to Policy and Regulatory Compliance.
  • To provide guidance to stakeholders on Compliance matters to ensure the bank’s operations and business transactions follow all relevant regulatory provisions and internal policies.
  • To provide compliance and advisory services to executive Management.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure Compliance Advisory Portal is always properly manned, and all inquiries are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Respond to escalations and enquiries with respect to IMTOs.
  • Re-route STR/SAR escalations from business offices to Transaction Monitoring unit for proper filing.
  • Attend to all BVN related changes taking into consideration the provisions of the CBN BVN Framework by ensuring completeness of recommended documentation.
  • Attend to all Foreign Currency Transactions referred to Compliance for advice.
  • Respond to request for World-Check due diligence screening.
  • Ensure prompt response to Request for Information (RFI) from Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit providing requested documents.
  • Review and approve account opening request for PEPs and Public Sector Accounts.
  • Review and approve Domiciliary Account Tiering /Due Diligence alerts.
  • Conduct due diligence for Merchants and Payment Facilitators onboarding.

Candidate’s Profile

  • Our ideal candidate must have deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies with a minimum experience of 4 – 8 years’ in Operations, Internal Control & Audit.

Knowledge Required:

  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies.
  • Good Understanding of Sanction screening.

Skills Required:

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Analytic, Conceptual and Investigation Skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of the computer and basic applications like excel, power point, World Check.
  • Firm, professional and result-oriented.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Avid Reader.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

SCHOLARSHIPS BY COUNTRY


UNITED KINGDOM


CANADA


AUSTRALIA


TURKEY


JAPAN


GERMANY


IRELAND


SWEDEN


MALAYSIA


SOUTH AFRICA


UNITED STATES


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