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Global Enhanced Due Diligence (GEDD) Analyst

Job Req ID 22471845 Primary Location Belfast, United Kingdom Job Category Compliance and Control
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Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

The Role:

The Global Enhanced Due Diligence (GEDD) Analyst is responsible for performing KYC and risk reviews in coordination with the broader GEDD unit. The overall objective is to utilize in-depth AML knowledge to review, analyze and conduct effective due diligence and investigations on high risk clients that may be a potential risk to Citi such as:

Foreign Correspondent Banking (FCB) relationships & Payment Intermediary (PI) clients such as:

  • Money Services Businesses (“MSBs”)

  • Mobile Network Operators (“MNOs”), when they are involved in mobile money schemes

  • eMoney and eWallet providers

  • Prepaid sellers and providers

  • Payment Service Providers (“PSPs”)

  • Third Party Payment Processors (“TPPPs”) including FX Providers/Brokers


This role provides someone who is interested in compliance within the banking sector with the opportunity to start their career in a global team based in EMEA. The GEDD team is part of the second line of defense and is charged with supporting Citi's business partners in mitigating reputational risk as well as money laundering and terrorist financing risks.


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investigations and research on Citi's high risk FCB & PI clients using various internal and external systems and databases

  • Conduct Cross Sector reviews among multiple Citi business lines.

  • Document the review/investigation findings and upload case files with the required supporting documentation to Citi's KYC platform

  • Summarize & analyze in writing, clear and concise findings of the investigation

  • Escalate potential risks/red flags to senior management and provide recommendations on the next course of action (i.e further investigation, relationship termination etc)

  • Assist various AML teams with managing risks by analyzing the root cause of issues and impact to business

  • Work closely with Citi's Risk Evaluation Management (REM), AML Program Assessment (AML PA) & Periodic

  • Transaction Review (PTR) teams to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to

  • Policy, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency

  • Assist Citi's global AML unit with respect to internal audit & regulatory findings, including assisting on Corrective Action Plans (CAPs)

  • Liaising with and managing expectations of various stakeholders form the business including relationship analysts/managers

  • Coordinate with local country AML teams to facilitate local requirements and ensuring correct interpretation across the wider function


Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AML regulations/ACAMS qualification preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in a financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof, Advanced degree preferred

What we Offer:

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave

  • Award winning pension scheme,

  • Life assurance and

  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

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Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control

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Job Family:

Business KYC

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Time Type:

Full time

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