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Officer, AML/KYC -Global Screening Lead Analyst – Hybrid, MYS

Job Req ID 24737708 Location(s) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Job Type Hybrid Job Category Compliance and Control
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Whether you’re at the start of your career or looking to discover your next adventure, your story begins here.  At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and make a difference at one of the world’s most global banks.  We’re fully committed to supporting your growth and development from the start with extensive on-the-job training and exposure to senior leaders, as well as more traditional learning.  You’ll also have the chance to give back and make a positive impact where we live and work through volunteerism.

Shape your Career with Citi

At Citi, we get to connect millions of people across hundreds of cities and countries every day.  And we've been doing it for more than 200 years.  We do this through our unparalleled global network.  We provide a broad range of financial services and products to our clients – whether they be consumers, corporations, governments or institutions – to help them meet their biggest opportunities and face the world's toughest challenges.

We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Officer,AML/KYC -Global Screening Lead Analyst – Hybrid, MYS (Internal Job Title: Compl AMLExecution Intmd Analyst - C11) 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.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Enhance and implement of best -in-class AML Compliance policies and practices.
  • Provide expert advice on AML Compliance policies to the AML/Financial Crime Support teams and the business.
  • Perform AML Compliance quality and testing, evaluate process deficiencies, analyze control measures, enhance reporting capabilities and recommend corrective actions while satisfying regulatory and audit commitments. Further, assess and identify emerging risks and recommend / drive program enhancements
  • Identify and escalate unusual activity or cases that fail to meet Citi and line of business guidelines to appropriate management or business partners. Advise management on next steps.
  • Create, develop and deliver relevant training to business and functional partners.
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision. 
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy. 
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • 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:

  • Solid years of relevant experience
  • AML certification preferred
  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert for Sanctions screening operations. 
  • Manage a team of investigation operations analysts and review all recommendations raised by these GSO Analysts & Senior Analysts; agree with recommendations or request further investigation 
  • Escalate potential risks on a timely manner to the management 
  • Significant knowledge and expertise of AML and sanctions regulations (OFAC, UN), risks and typologies; other regional regulations applicable 
  • Responsible for ensuring rational documentation for clearing name matches and escalate issues / risks to the management in a timely manner 
  • Capacity planning and managing a team of analysts and senior analysts 
  • Interacting with different business units including Risk and Control, Systems & Support, country & Regional Compliance team 
  • Understanding and applying the Know Your Client process within the organization 
  • Support CIP & Metrics role continuous process improvement 
  • Managing relationship with Audit Risk Review and ensuring compliance with internal control requirements 
  • Monitoring and oversight on adhering to the turnaround time for the services as defined in the SLA & escalating issues 
  • Supporting the successful completion of internal Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) program 
  • Supporting implementation of new products during UAT of systems and processes 
  • Building and applying knowledge of Sanctions Screening processes.
  • Required: Strong written communication skills
  • Required: Strong communication skills
  • Preferred: Sanctions/Compliance/audit background
  • Preferred: Anti Money Laundering or Sanctions Screening experience

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today


Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control


Job Family:

AML Execution


Time Type:

Full time


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