Compliance Operations Analyst


Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Applications have closed

Kuda Bank

Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.
To help us grow into a company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Compliance Operations Analyst
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

We are looking for a Compliance Operations Analyst to provide administrative support to the implementation of the compliance program.
To succeed in this role, you should be familiar with risk management and our industry’s standards.
If you also have sharp business acumen, we’d like to meet you.
Your goal will be to ensure we operate in a legal and ethical manner while meeting our business objectives.


Liaise with law enforcement agencies including but not limited to EFCC, the Police in respect of all requests received as they pertain to Kuda’s customers
Identifying, investigating and reporting on transactions to relevant regulatory authorities in accordance with applicable policies and guidelines
Carry out periodic reviews of the customer onboarding systems and procedures to ensure the customer verification and identification protocols as stipulated in Kuda’s AML/CFT policies are always met.
Periodically review KYC records of existing customers for completeness and validity that the files and risk assessments are current and up to date; ensuring that due diligence standards are complied with
Review transaction monitoring alerts in line with prescribed procedures and assesses if there is a potentially suspicious transaction involved.
Where there are grounds for suspicion or a requirement for guidance in relation to an alert, escalate in line with the procedures
Sensitize relevant members of staff on AML/CFT red flags and how they can report to the Compliance team should they observe a suspicion.
Review operational practices, create and enforce compliance plans, and perform regulatory risk management functions
Work closely with the Legal, Fraud, IS Control and Internal Control/Audit teams on various cross-functional issues
Performing other related duties as may be required or assigned from time to time


BSc / BA in Finance, Business Administration or a related field
Proven experience in the Financial Services Industry (a minimum of one year)
Basic knowledge of banking regulations and controls.
Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Fast learner and adaptable.

Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet:

An exciting and flexible work environment
Competitive pay
Smart and kind coworkers
Full pension contribution
Reliable health insurance.

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


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