Manager, AML and CFT Compliance – Compliance

July 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Manager, AML and CFT Compliance – Compliance
Job Identification: 1449
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Division: MoMo Payment Service Bank
Reports To: Executive Compliance Officer

Develop, implement, and maintain bespoke compliance-related solutions for MoMo PSB’s AML/CTF/Sanctions/Anti-fraud compliance program.
Design, implement and add to the AML/CTF framework and its implementation
Assist the CEO and the Senior Management in the management and execution of an efficient compliance monitoring program
Design, evaluate, support and influence a culture of compliance within MoMo PSB 
Advise and support business (MoMo PSB mainly) and stakeholders with the development of appropriate controls
Ensure the following activities take place efficiently and systematically:

Client on-boarding
Client risk-assessment
Client monitoring/investigation

Act as a subject matter expert to the Board, Senior Management and employees
Provide advice and guidance to all in the organization on fraud and AML/CTF matters 
Responsible for ensuring an AML tool is up and running and meeting regulatory requirements, Group standards and industry best practices
Approve Suspicious Transaction Reports prepared by AML Analysts so they can be sent to relevant bodies in a timely fashion
Will make sure all AML alerts are attended to regularly and that relevant rule sets are being used
Report all fraud cases to Fraud Unit within MoMo PSB and Group Fintech 
Manage the impact of potential changes driven by the regulators, industry, marketplace, and or legal environment and devise strategy to influence them in the best interest of MoMo PSB
Fully assist and cooperate in audit programs to determine organizational vulnerabilities 
Ensure relevant training on latest AML trends and techniques in the Mobile Financial Services industry is provided to all stakeholders.

Educational Qualifications

First Degree in Law or Business related discipline
AML/CFT Certification may be advantageous
Fluent in English


6 – 13 Years' experience including:
Minimum of 6 years post-qualification experience with, at least, 4 years in Mobile Financial Services sector/industry and or Banking 
Minimum 3 years of proven experience as an AML/Fraud Analyst in the banking industry or within Mobile Financial Services preferably
Experience developing and Implementing compliance programs
Very good knowledge of AML/CTF laws and rules in a Mobile Financial Services/banking setting, in Nigeria
Exceptional investigative and analytical skills
Experience of producing User Requirement Documentation (URS) or similar is a must to help drive future enhancements to the AML tool
Very good interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management, legal counsel, law enforcement, regulators and internal auditors while maintaining strict confidentiality
Strong decision-making, analytical and investigative abilities with attention to detail and accuracy
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and aptitude for learning other software applications (MoMo PSB Limited/MTN platforms).

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022; 23:59
How to Apply
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