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Officer - AML Independent Validation Statistician (Programming Knowledge)- C10 Hybrid, Malaysia

Job Req ID 24744456 Location(s) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Job Type Hybrid Job Category Risk Management
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We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Officer, AML Independent Validation Statistician , Hybrid, MYS (Internal Job Title: Model/Anlys/Valid Analyst II - C10 ) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Being part of our team means that we’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future.  For instance:

  • Citi provides programs and services for your physical and mental well-being including access to telehealth options, health advocates, confidential counseling and more. Coverage varies by country.
  • Citi provides access to an array of learning and development resources to help broaden and deepen your skills and knowledge as your career progresses.
  • We have a variety of programs that help employees balance their work and life.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Develops, enhances, and validates the methods of measuring and analyzing risk, for all risk types including market, credit and operational. Also, may develop, validate and strategize uses of scoring models and scoring model related policies.
  • Leads project in terms of development, programming, integration, testing, and validation of models.
  • Provides analytical support on analysis and benchmarking.
  • Prepares business as usual and ad-hoc reports in accordance with the Risk Management Teams priorities and requirements, running integrity checks on the reports and checking key numbers from other independently created reports.
  • Participates in a project of constant improvement of risk analytics, modeling and validation systems and optimization of reports.
  • Works on constant improvement of reporting system and optimization of Credit MIS Reports.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

With support of senior validators,

  • perform independent validation of tools used in AML using programming statistical software.
  • prepare validation reports in a detailed, structured, and clear manner, describing the outcomes of the analysis performed and include a conclusion based on the validation.
  • consult findings with stakeholders such as tool owners and developers.


  • Statistical/data analytical skills - including both calculation and interpretation of outcome.
  • Programming and statistical/data analytical skills in at least one of the following: SQL, Python, SAS, R.
  • Very good English language skills (both written and oral).
  • At least bachelor’s degree in statistics/mathematics/technical science. Degree in economics/banking may be considered if strong analytical skills proved.
  • Knowledge of AML will be an asset.
  • Ability to work non-standard business hours (including weekends and holidays, if necessary) as determined by business needs.
  • Demonstrated programming (SAS, SQL, R, etc.). Knowledge of tools like VBA preferable.
  • Basic knowledge of secured/unsecured banking products and US banking.
  • Good communication skill to communicate technical information verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proven analytical skills, with the ability to identify root causes and trends and anticipate horizon issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Solid years of experience in model implementation/validation/development preferable.


Job Family Group:

Risk Management


Job Family:

Risk Analytics, Modeling, and Validation


Time Type:

Full time


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