BitPesa Compliance and Due Diligence Analyst Jobs in Kenya

BitPesa Compliance and Due Diligence Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

A key element of our AML compliance program is the management of our third-party population and the execution of effective client due diligence procedures on our business partner community.

The Compliance and Due Diligence Associate will be responsible for reviewing new business/MTO customer sign ups as part of KYC process and ensuring prompt approvals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Driving the implementation and execution of our compliance processes for the selection, onboarding and monitoring of our third-parties, in line with the group-wide policies and procedures and relevant legal requirements (4MLD, PSD2, etc.)
  • Applying risk assessment procedures to appropriately identify and manage AML risks
  • Suggesting and implementing - in close cooperation with the senior compliance management officer – adequate mitigation measures to reduce the BitPesa’s AML risk exposure
  • Performing regular on-site visits at our business partner’s premises as part of the global due diligence and monitoring framework
  • Liaising and coordinating all activities with all relevant business counterparts
  • Providing training on Third-Party management and Compliance in general to both, internal and external stakeholders
  • Sharing experience and suggestions with the HoD to continuously improve the effectiveness of the Third-Party Management CDD processes
  • Maintaining records and a complete and up-to-date documentation
  • Creating and tracking metrics on due diligence activities to achieve accountability and to ensure that all compliance policies, procedures and tools are effectively communicated and strictly followed.

    Requirements
  • Bachelor`s degree in Business or Law and minimum 2 years’ experience in Third Party
  • Compliance / Third Party due diligence in the Financial Services environment
  • Excellent knowledge of business ethics, integrity codes, and the Corporate Guidelines for Business Partners
  • Excellent level of interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with others and liaise between internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational, planning and follow-up skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines quickly and reliably
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical ability and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong
    oral, written and presentation communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and persuasive communication skills
  • Willingness to travel – domestic and international

    Competencies
  • Process-oriented; ability to run sustainable due diligence procedures
  • Strong ability to spot compliance issues and correspondingly strong ability to provide solutions or paths to resolution; problem-solver attitude.
  • Working knowledge of laws and regulations, including 4th Money Laundering Directive, Payments
  • Services Directive 2, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, data privacy rules & regulations.
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to handle many complex issues simultaneously, prioritizing and effectively managing time.
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to manage highly sensitive matters and information with discretion and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to work across functions, cultures, and organizational hierarchy.
  • Strong project management skills, to include managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects, and reporting progress and risks to colleagues and senior management.
  • Attention to detail, including documentation, record-keeping, and tracking.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate complicated information in an understandable and engaging way.
  • Ability to influence and build follower-ship with associates at all levels

    Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Casual work environment
  • Great work-life balance
  • We value autonomy
  • Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
  • Opportunity for growth for all our employees

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd October 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; BitPesa Compliance and Due Diligence Analyst Jobs in Kenya

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