Enhanced Due Diligence Analyst at Chipper Cash

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Chipper Cash is Africa’s modern mobile payments platform. We’re helping friends, families and loved ones stay connected and securely send money across Africa with incredible ease and peace of mind. Our cross-border payments infrastructure also helps merchants and businesses in Africa accept payments on the internet with no friction. Over 3 million users have joined so far and we’re growing very fast. We have raised a total of $350M from Jeff Bezos, Joe Montana and some of the most reputable fintech Venture Capital firms in the world to accelerate the growth of financial services within Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Enhanced Due Diligence Analyst

Location: Nigeria

What you will be doing

  • To complete all Enhanced Due Diligence checks in a timely and efficient manner whilst adhering to the anti-money laundering regulations, regulatory requirements, and the Firm's Policies
  • Conduct public domain searches for negative information related to customers and associated entities
  • Confirm previously conducted screening, OFAC and Sanctions reviews were appropriately handled and review any pending matches of customers and/or associated entities
  • Review notices for any relevant disciplinary actions and/or negative news
  • Review customer activity, to identify suspicious activity
  • Verify source of funds/wealth information through online searches or other documentation
  • Actively manage and lead processes and tasks supporting the Firm’s EDD program
  • Lead key projects and initiatives related to assessing and mitigating the Firm’s exposure to money laundering and reputational risk-relevant activities
  • Assist in overall management of risk-relevant matters associated with prospective clients identified by the First Line Unit during Client Due Diligence (CDD) and EDD processes to ensure continued knowledge of the existing client base and any material changes to client information
  • Draft and update, procedures and desktop guidance
  • Presenting Complex cases to senior managers
  • Collaborate with Legal, Risk and Compliance to ensure the AML program operates effectively and continue to comply with industry regulations and expectations
  • Provide general support for the onboarding teams and serve as their point of contact for questions, issues and escalations
  • To verify Individuals, Beneficial Owners, Directors and Signatories in accordance with regulatory standards by performing electronic verification searches, documenting and requesting supporting information where applicable
  • Detecting fraud at an early stage by reviewing proof of ID documents to ensure they are genuine
  • Performing quality assurance checks and share feedback/cross training to build knowledge and enhance the customer experience
  • Communicate effectively with the Financial Crime Team to determine EDD outcomes, ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provision of MI and Metrics to facilitate full oversight of financial crime risks at a senior management level and any necessary remedial action to be commissioned in a timely fashion

Requirements
What you should have:

  • 3 Years CDD/ KYC experience dealing with high risk customers/entities
  • Experience within financial services preferably Financial Institution/fintech
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of red flags
  • Good understanding of complex structures
  • Attention to detail and data entry accuracy
  • Knowledge of customer due diligence policies (AML, Fraud, Sanctions / PEPs) 
  • Embraces continuous improvement culture
  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good team player who is proactive in their work
  • Managing the timely completion of high-risk periodic reviews across all jurisdictions 
  • Actively engaged in the design and distribution of financial crime training and communications to ensure operational teams have a proper understanding of financial crime risk
  • Relevant Financial Crime qualification would be an advantage

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online