First Global Bank Limited


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Purpose of position                                                                                                                 

The job holder will be primarily responsible for the monitoring of transaction activities and to ensure compliance with AML Regulations, policies and procedures and detect unusual activities and prepare the necessary regulatory reports. 


Principal responsibilities

Review Anti-Money Laundering (AML) reports and ensure completion of Threshold Transactions Reports for submission to the Financial Investigations Division (FID) within stipulated deadline.

Monitor, analyse and investigate results of  AML Analytics in accordance with specific analytic parameters and detect unusual activities and generate the necessary regulatory reports for escalation as required.

Monitor, investigate transactions that are held in AML System escalating said items where necessary.

Assist with the preparation of Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) to the Financial Investigations Division (FID).

Conduct reviews on high risk accounts including Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and escalate  where necessary for remediation.

Assist with testing of controls of potential risk areas and report gaps identified.


Required Qualification, Experience and Key Competencies:  The successful candidate should have:

Bachelor’s Degree in Management Studies, Finance, Accounts or equivalent

At least one year  experience in compliance, internal controls, finance or banking operations in the financial sector.

Knowledge of Regulations & Acts governing the Financial Services Industry

Knowledge of the various regulations governing Anti-Money Laundering and the Prevention of Terrorist Financing

Ability to pay attention to detail and work under pressure

Ability to interpret, analyse and apply guidelines and procedures

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written sufficient to communicate both detailed and factual information/ideas.

Good conceptualization and time management skills

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

Excellent communication 

Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality

Ability to work on own initiative, multi-task and cope with changing priorities

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