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Compliance Sanctions Officer (VP) - Australia

Job Req ID 22500523 Primary Location Sydney, Australia Job Category Compliance and Control
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At Citi, our employees reflect the remarkable range of cultures and perspectives of our clients across the more than 160 countries and jurisdictions where we do business – a powerful advantage that combines global insights with deep local knowledge. We recognize that unique individuals, collaborative teams and inclusive leaders have far-reaching impact and are the engines of new ideas. It’s our willingness to embrace the richness of our diverse teams, ideas and possibilities that drives our growth and progress.

What progress will you make?

Our Independent Compliance Risk Management team enables Citi’s compliance with laws, regulations and policies at all times to ensure we’re acting as a trusted partner to our clients, regulators, shareholders and society. The team oversees Citi’s Anti-Bribery, Anti-Money Laundering, Conduct Risk and Sanctions efforts, as well as U.S. Political Activities.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Work collaboratively with the team to provide advice to business with respect to applicability of policies and implementation of the economic sanctions program and regulatory changes.
  • Analyze data, preparing and presenting local, regional and global reports related to sanctions risk assessments, and monitoring of sanctions related issues and escalations with senior management, regional and global partners.
  • Responsibility for managing the content update process and reconciliation of Australia and New Zealand local lists
  • Act as level 3 escalation point for alerts against the Australia or New Zealand local lists .
  • Manage the relationship with DFAT including reporting matches
  • Provide input on new business initiatives, new products, and advise on complex transactions.
  • Monitor adherence to Citi’s Global Sanctions Policy and relevant procedures; staying current on key Sanctions regulatory changes, key enforcement actions and related industry trends.
  • Oversee adherence to procedures and processes, to ensure compliance with policies ensuring that front line units meet required standards.
  • Interact with Management to raise awareness of Sanctions trends, emerging issues, remedial actions or enhancements to the program.

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

  • Preferably expertise of AML and Sanctions regulations, risks and typologies
  • Knowledge of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to both work collaboratively and independently; ability to navigate a complex organization
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; experience in area of focus; Advanced degree preferred

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 200,000 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. 

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Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control

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Job Family:

Sanctions

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Time Type:

Full time

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