Job Description

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. 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. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
 
Citi's Mission and Value Proposition  explain what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
 
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.
 
Compliance Assurance (CA) is responsible for the execution of reviews of the Global Consumer Bank (GCB) and Institutional Client Group (ICG) for compliance with firm policies, and applicable rules and regulations. During these compliance reviews, CA identifies the key risks and control points related to the processes under review. CA then tests those key control points, reports the results to Compliance and the business and other senior managers, and monitors to confirm that any corrective action plans are implemented.
The Global AML Transaction Monitoring (TM) Senior Compliance Officer is a direct report to the Global Head AML TM Compliance Testing   This Senior Compliance Officer will act as a subject matter expert, lead and execute the following activities:
  • Assist with the development, delivery, and periodic review of the TM Compliance Testing Program Framework, regionally as appropriate.
  • Guide and oversee testing reviews on all aspects of TM, pursuant to Compliance Assurance's annual plans and coverage model, inclusive of alert management, case management, escalations, SAR filings, optimization and related processes.
  • Function effectively within a matrix organizational structure, collaborating with stakeholders in the Bank, including other functions within the AML Compliance Testing team, AML Risk Management teams, Internal Audit, the business, operations team, technology, Global AML Project Management, and AML project teams.
  • Drive results through collaboration and manage through influence to gain consensus and move issues and concerns forward.
  • Build and maintain relationships with other TM leaders, inclusive of AML Risk Management / Advisory, AML Operations, AML Technology, Business Operations and Business Technology to create a supportive and seamless control environment and culture.
  • Establish a professional relationship with regulatory bodies as well as key internal/external stakeholders and proactively and positively represent Global AML Compliance Testing.
  • Prepare for, track, and function as the primary liaison for Internal Audit and regulatory issues related to TM matters, as appropriate.
  • Liaise/advise and oversee development of corrective action plans for TM Compliance Testing related to issues raised by Internal Audit and / or the regulators.
Keep AML Compliance, Business and Functional management informed of significant TM Compliance Testing issues raised and oversee effective timely communication of pertinent information to senior management as well as Corporate/Regional management via reporting.

Qualifications

  • 7 years' experience in AML Compliance, Regulatory, Audit, Testing, or related experience, inclusive of managerial experience running a TM function.
  • Experience interfacing with regulators.
  • Ability to gain an understanding of corporate and product-specific policies/control environment, as well as key regulatory requirements.
  • Strong leader and team player with demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate with peers and business leaders.
  • Strong leadership and talent development skills.
  • Proven ability to manage diverse and disparate teams and rationalize existing resources.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, accountability and prioritization skills to manage team priorities to achieve goals.
  • Experience in dealing with cross-border and international business strategic direction and standards for consumer-focused banking, lending, investments and insurance products globally.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or relevant, equivalent experience.
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) is preferred.

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