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MYS Citibank Berhad - Compliance Risk Management Officer - RM Country Execution Lead

Job Req ID 21287675 Primary Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Job Category Compliance and Control
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Key Activities – Please list in order of importance/time spent (highest to lowest)

Serves as a senior compliance risk analyst for Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) responsible for establishing internal strategies, policies, procedures, processes, and programs to prevent violations of law, rule, or regulation and design and deliver a risk management framework that maintains risk levels within the firm's risk appetite and protect the franchise. In addition, engages with the ICRM product and function coverage teams, in order to partner to develop and apply CRM program solutions that meet business and customer needs in a manner consistent with the Citi program framework.

Key Activities include:

  • Participating in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of best-in-class Compliance, programs, policies and practices for ICRM.
  • Analyzing comparative data and preparing regional and global reports related to compliance risk assessments, and monitoring of compliance related issues.
  • Reviewing materials to ensure compliance with various regulatory and legal requirements. Identifying and addressing potential risks.
  • Investigating and assisting in responses to compliance risk issues. Investigating regulatory inquiries, preparing required documentation, making recommendations to senior management on how to proceed, and preparing responses for the regulatory inquiries.
  • Monitoring adherence to Citi’s Compliance Risk Policies and relevant procedures.
  • Preparing, editing and maintaining Compliance program related materials.
  • Interacting and working with other areas within Citi, as necessary.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes in order to further identify new key risk areas.
  • Additional duties:
    • Review on a daily-basis system Reg. Insight Module to identify potential applicable Laws, Rules Regulations and conduct disposition and in certain jurisdictions conduct manual monitoring of regulatory changes
    • Write Regulation Summaries and draft obligations to support downstream stakeholders in the management of regulation change and inventory.
    • Conduct Preliminary Assessment Unit Mapping based on Regulation Summaries and Obligations to include taxonomy, legal entity, and applicability. 
    • Coordination with Product and Functional ICRM stakeholders in the confirmation of applicability of regulations
    • Support the creation of impact assessments and action plans designed to demonstrate necessary adherence to Laws, Rules and Regulations.
    • Support the development and execution of simple and effective control and monitoring processes for Regulation Management
    • Ensure that process is conducted in expected timeframes and promote that countries under the coverage comply as well with Regulations’ compliance date
    • Provide guidance/advisory to the CCCOs and Businesses within the country/segment of coverage.
    • Collaborate with other ICRM stakeholders to review that a control environment is implemented for regulatory-related processes.


Education level

and/or relevant experience(s)

Required: Bachelor’s degree; experience in legal, compliance or other paralegal experience.

Experience in financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof.

Preferred: Compliance risk management training/experience, understanding risks impacting financial businesses

Knowledge and skills

 (general and technical)


  • Expertise in laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies
  • Legal or Paralegal experience and capable to conduct analysis of laws, rules, Regulations, conduct interpretation and understand potential applicability to financial services’ entities
  • Understanding of Regulatory framework and regulators of the countries of coverage
  • Ability to both work independently and collaborate with team members
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to conduct interpretation and drafting of regulations
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
  • Capability to participate in multiple projects at one time
  • Service attitude

Preferred: Basic Knowledge of Malay is a plus


Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control


Job Family:

Compliance Risk Management


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