• Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citigroup Transaction Services (M) Sdn Bhd
  • 20 Nov 17

MYS CTSM KL - AML Operations Intermediate Analyst

MYS CTSM KL - AML Operations Intermediate Analyst

  • Primary Location: Malaysia,Wilayah Persekutuan,Kuala Lumpur
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Operations
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17070462


Description

Purpose of the Role:
  • Reviewing the outcomes of alerts raised as part of monitoring of corporate and/or retail banking client transactions to detect any suspicions of money laundering activity
  • Validation that the dispositions meet the required quality standards and are in line with global standard policies and procedures
Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial product expertise and the ability to apply product specific knowledge during the analysis and detection of suspicious behaviors on customer accounts related to money laundering
  • Review of transaction monitoring cases and authorizing alerts closed by AML Monitoring and Investigations Analyst/AML Monitoring and Investigations Senior Analysts in ensuring that the quality of disposition meets the required standards
  • Perform peer reviews of dispositions made by Analysts or Senior Analysts to ensure they are correct and the right recommendations were made in terms of closures or escalations
  • Compile the outcome of reviews and provide feedback on standardization of alert monitoring processes across the hub
  • Review transaction monitoring alerts against quality standards
  • Subject Matter Expert for multiple products in the analysis of alerts and investigation of transactional activities to detect any suspicions of money laundering or terrorist financing activity
  • Maintain a proactive approach and pursue investigations to a higher degree of diligence than normally required for the standard due diligence process
  • Adhere to global standard policies and procedures. Use of global standard tools
  • Operate within the agreed business SLAs and confidentiality standards
  • Build, apply, share and facilitate knowledge exchange of anti-money laundering processes
  • Provide advice on difficult cases. Provide training and mentoring to analysts across hub on investigative techniques, internal systems, products, money laundering policy and regulation
  • Responsible for the implementation of integrated processes and procedures aimed to meet the internal and external regulatory or policy guidance
  • Provide after-review best practices feedback to the hub
  • Support the successful accomplishment of internal Risk and Control and Self-Assessment (RCSA) policies
  • Proactive participation in projects and support implementation of new products during UAT of systems and processes


Qualifications

Skills and Competencies:
  • A person in this role has a passion for uncovering the truth and exposing potential criminal activities
  • He/she has a genuine interest in the news and current affairs with the ability of cross referencing them during investigations
  • He/she is methodical, analytical, open minded and have the desire to thoroughly and accurately research, extract, compile and connect information from various sources
Additional Requirements:
  • Good knowledge of English and high standard of written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good at decision making
  • Demonstrated initiative and creativity in problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, interact effectively, with different levels of management and to operate with excellent corporate work ethics (timely, honest, respectful and considerate to co-workers)
  • Good understanding of Windows applications (Word, Excel, etc.) and Internet and commercial database searches
Experience:
Required:
  • 2 year experience in AML Monitoring
  • Understanding of AML Monitoring Processes
Qualifications:
  • Banking/Finance/Business background
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, interact effectively, with different levels of management and to operate with excellent corporate work ethics (timely, honest, respectful and considerate to co-workers)