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


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  • Company: United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
  • Location: Nigeria
  • State: Nigeria
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Banking Jobs in Nigeria

Job Description

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.

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, powerpoint, World-Check.
  • Firm, professional and result-oriented.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Avid Reader.

Knowledge Required:

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

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2021.

Method of Application

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