KCB Bank AML Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

KCB Bank AML Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

The Position

  • Reporting to the Head, Compliance & Ethics in Risk Division of the Bank, the Manager will be responsible for ensuring central compliance oversight and surveillance on AML/KYC issues and will support KCB Group and act as the AML liaison contact in Head Office maintaining continuous dialogue and information to all business units on AML/KYC policies and practices.

  • The role holder will also act as the central business AML systems and support liaison contact for KCB AML/CFT Shared Services, maintaining continuous dialogue, support and information to Business Units on AML/KYC/CFT policies and practices.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Act as AML/CFT liaison person in KCB maintaining continuous dialogue and support to business units and Bank Subsidiaries on issues defined in the AML/KYC policies and on Shared monitoring systems.

  • Monitoring of sales and new business activities to identify, advice on and resolve any high-risk activities.

  • Track and alert on the status and performance of AML/ /CFT Compliance responsibilities across KCB Group.

  • Act as the AML System Business System

  • Administrator ensuring effective alert management, review and reporting. Carryout initial review of AML alerts and maintain follow-up for conclusion on AML case management including providing AML system support to users.

  • Support the direction, development, maintenance and distribution of AML/KYC awareness and system training & other compliance policy training across the Bank’s units.

  • Maintain AML/KYC Compliance risk data collection, analysis and preparing reports with recommendations to mitigate exposures.

  • Maintain continuous engagement with Business Units to review and advice on New Products / Channels, Services and Projects, for conformance with AML/KYC and sanctions programs.

  • Monitor and report on the daily management of compliance issues at respective units including significant AML, KYC and Sanctions

  • Prepare internal & external compliance reports for the Central Compliance Office with regard to external and regulatory compliance issues on AML/KYC.

  • Provide compliance risk liaison at peer levels across specialist and risk functions.

  • Report suspicious transactions and handle enquiries from Financial Reporting Centre (FRC).

  • Coordinate with Business entities and Bank’s Regulator on Anti-Money Laundering related issues.

  • Carry out AML Risk Assessments on new / enhanced products, services and channels;

  • periodically carry out comprehensive AML Risk Assessment for KCB Bank Kenya activities/exposures.

    Job Requirements

    For the above position, the successful applicants should have

  • Degree from University recognised by Commission for University Education.

  • MBA degree will be an added advantage.
    Anti-Money Laundering Professional Qualification (ACAMS) is required.

  • Risk professional qualification (possess at least one of the following: IRM, PRMIA, GARP, RCP II etc.).

  • At least 3 years’ experience working with AML/CFT monitoring and screening systems.

  • Experience in AML system implementation will be an added advantage.

  • 7 years of General Banking management level experience.

  • 5 years managerial experience in AML/CFT.

  • Sound knowledge of Bank-wide business functions, Administration and Supervisory skills.

  • Good management skills including organizational, communication and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated high integrity.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KCB Bank AML Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

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