dfcu Bank Compliance Officer Jobs in Uganda

dfcu Bank Compliance Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Purpose:

  • The Compliance Officer works in the capacity of a Financial Examiner to ensure the analysis of client relationships in conjunction with the Anti Money Laundering Act, Anti-terrorism Act, Fatca, Data Protection Legislation, Sanctions Program, OFAC, and other AML-related requirements.

  • It is a critical role in efforts to achieve and maintain dfcu Bank compliance with highly scrutinized and visible rules and regulations.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Coordinate Customer Due Diligence initiatives & Enhanced Due Diligence reviews on high risk relationships.

    • Carry out Independent AML / CFT risk assessments across Bank functions.

    • AML / CFT analyst Coordinating transaction monitoring to ensure the Bank products and services are not used for Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.

    • Anti-Bribery & Corruption program monitoring, training & sensitization.

    • Ensure Correspondent Banks’ compliance requirements are addressed in a timely manner.

    • Supervise sanctions compliance monitoring.

    • Supervise the Follow up on AML, CDD / KYC Audit and Regulatory Findings.

    • Carry out staff training on Compliance Risk and preparation of quarterly reports on Compliance Risk Issues.

    • Support all business units to comply with policies, laws, and regulations in order to protect the Bank from penalties for regulatory breaches, thus improving Corporate Governance and lowering reputational risk.

    • Coordinate Statutory communications and compliance related matters.

    • Maintain an updated funder’s covenants checklist on AML / CFT to ensure all requirements are complied with & carry out specific tests for compliance.

    • Regular reviews of the functionality of the AML Tools and review of transaction alerts in the AML system or other monitoring tools.

    Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Required:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business.

    • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in financial services and or working in a fast-paced and dynamic regulated environment.

    • Strong leadership abilities will be an added advantage.

    • Critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills.

    • Detail-oriented with strong research skills proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

    • Confidentiality and sound business judgment.

    • Ability to exercise discretion when performing duties assigned.

    • Objective thinking.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Wednesday 15th July 2020 to the email address indicated below:

  • Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

  • dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300469

  • Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.


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