Compliance Assistant Manager, Transaction Monitoring

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Responsibility:
To develop a review program in assessing the work quality and productivity of the transaction monitoring team
To drive development and enhancements of the Company’s Transaction monitoring program, using trends and results of analytics
To understand Tranglo's AML/CFT risk and drive efficiencies and enhancements to the Company's business model and risk tolerance

Job Description

• Ensure day-to-day transaction monitoring is conducted in compliance with the regulatory requirements and the organization’s policies and procedures

• Oversee the real-time transaction monitoring for sanction names and other internally set monitoring rules

• Perform detail analysis of transactional activity to identify unusual/suspicious activity based on AML/CFT red flag / typologies knowledge

• Report in a clear and concise manner, findings noted from the transaction monitoring team and propose controls and solutions on improvements

• Communicate with internal entities, including senior managers and other Tranglo AML/CFT monitoring units to ensure findings are incorporated in all aspects of the AML control program
• Effectively conduct training and improvement plans on the transaction monitoring team based on the deficiencies noted within the processes
• Analyse data in identifying potential emerging trends and threats to Tranglo, and reporting results via preparation of relevant metrics and reports
• Responsible in reviewing and recommending revisions to Tranglo’s transaction monitoring procedures, to ensure alignment of Tranglo's AML/CFT Policy including the expansion of transaction monitoring requirements and standards that correlate with Tranglo's business model

• Work closely with the team for alert clearance and constantly being aware of new ML/TF trends and threats to the company

• To continuously improve the quality of alert review and ensure work meet the Service Level Agreement (SLA)

• Meet or exceed quality, productivity, and timeliness goals

• Participating in business projects and new product evaluations related to Periodic Transaction Review

• Analysing and improving the operational processes and recommending solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness

• Developing and maintaining positive relationships with key stakeholders, regional, and country Compliance, Operations and Technology

• Act as Subject Metter Expert for the team of analysts

Skills and competencies:

• KYC and CDD/EDD experience, including good understanding of various corporate structures

• General and broad understanding of key AML/CFT and reputational risks, including PEPs and Sanctions

• Knowledge of international and regional AML/CFT laws and regulations and FATF recommendations

• Understanding of emerging markets and high-risk industries

• Understanding of cash management products and correspondent banking

• Excellent communications abilities as a communicator, including top-drawer written skills

• Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills

• Significant attention to detail

• Ability to work simultaneously with multiple conflicting priorities, timelines, and stakeholders

• Commitment to co-operative and collaborative working

• Practical ability to apply and communicate legal and regulatory requirements to day-to-day activities

• Excellent judgment and assessment skills; proactively employs personal curiosity to identify and research parties using a risk-based approach

• Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to accept new assignments/project and challenges

• Monthly reporting to the management


Requirements:

• 4-6 years work experience directly related to complex and sensitive investigations, or any combination of AML/CFT, fraud, financial irregularities, etc

• Experienced in transaction monitoring processes

• Prior team management experience

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. MBA degree desirable

• Knowledge of AML/CFT regulations and trends. ICA/ACAMS certificate desirable
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Comfortable in presenting to both their team and senior leadership
• Ability to articulate thoughts in a clear and concise manner
• Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment driven by deadlines
• Ability to multitask and is comfortable with ambiguity
• Ability to develop strong relationships internally and externally, especially with law enforcement
• Proven leadership skills

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