AML Analyst

Company Details

Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: AML Analyst

Area: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Family Group: Compliance and Control
Job Family: AML Compliance & Risk Mgmt

Job Background / Context

  • The role will assist with CitiKYC and PFG implementations. The role will perform AML investigations and compliance reviews. The FTE is based in Nigeria but is a resource to assist in covering the rest of SSA on AML Investigations and reviews when necessary.

Job Purpose

  • Assist by performing AML investigations and Compliance Reviews.
  • Contribute to a ‘no surprises’ culture by educating and communicating compliance awareness throughout the organization and escalating all potential or identified regulatory issues appropriately.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with CitiKYC and PFG Implementations
  • Performing compliance reviews and AML investigations, when escalated
  • Review and approve high-risk customer KYC/due diligence
  • Perform enhanced due diligence on targeted customers
  • Undertake AML related investigations arising from internal monitoring as well as ad hoc referrals
  • Providing feedback to relevant AMLCOs regarding detected weaknesses, coordinating the corrective action and tracking implementation
  • Developing and providing guidance regarding conducting FIU responsibilities in a standardised manner
  • Collaborate with the Business, AML Advisory and other Compliance partners as required
  • Assist relevant AMLCOs in reporting suspicious activity to the relevant authorities in a timely manner
  • Assist in responding to search requests by local Regulators, Law Enforcement and other Governmental Bodies
  • Respond to sanctions related escalations and investigations
  • Attend and where necessary, lead AML related customer interactions


  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Law or degree in any other discipline.
  • Operations, Control, risk related experience, though not compulsory, will be an added advantage.

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ post-qualification experience out of which, at least, 7 must have been in a relevant area
  • Knowledge of relevant AML regulations and industry guidance
  • Good understanding of corporate banking and investment banking products
  • Experience in AML investigations, particularly in relation to Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Experience in compliance/KYC reviews, e.g. account opening or periodic reviews
  • Experience related to financial investigations; AML, fraud or counter-terrorism


  • Strong written and personal communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and facilitate multiple projects
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work individually and in teams on all aspects of AML
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to embrace new technologies.


  • Highly organised and methodical with close attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to co-operative and collaborative working.
  • Strong team player is willing to learn and share the experience with other team members.
  • Flexibility to work with changing priorities and deadlines.


  • Citi offers a variety of benefits and resources to help you live well. Use them to invest in yourself, including your health, future, and well-being.
  • Living well is about more than good physical health. It’s about your financial well-being, too.
  • That’s why we offer a variety of resources to help you save and be well in all aspects of your life.
Application Closing Date

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