Money Laundering Reporting Officer – Jumia Nigeria

Job Description

Job Objective 

  • As Money Laundering Reporting Officer Nigeria you will be responsible for fulfilling all the regulatory obligations towards CBN and any other regulatory body.
  • Your responsibility will also include providing oversight for the company’s anti-money laundering (AML) programs and systems in Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Draft, manage and execute policies and procedures which govern the organization’s compliance program
  • Monitor and test policies and procedures to ensure they can result in compliance
  • Carry out risk assessments and compliance reviews to ensure policies and procedures are being followed
  • Liaise with legal and regulatory bodies on all compliance-related issues
  • Carry out periodic evaluation of the compliance Programs and make appropriate changes and improvements
  • Preside over and direct the work of the Compliance Committee
  • Govern the responsibility to report misconduct and noncompliance, the path for reporting, and protection from retaliation
  • Provide guidance on the effective response to detected problems and proffer recommendations for corrective action as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the organization complies with existing and developing international and national laws and regulations
  • Establish and set the tone of compliance throughout the organization
  • Recommend the initiation of investigative procedures in response to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and the Code of Conduct

Qualifications & Experience  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Finance, or Business Administration, or in a related field such as Law Enforcement
  • ACAMS certified
  • At least 10 years compliance experience which could be in the private sector within a regulatory/compliance consulting practice, relevant government experience, financial services, payments, or comparable industry space as a senior compliance officer
  • Capacity to multi-task, prioritize, maintain flexibility in fast-paced environment, and meet or exceed deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills: the successful candidate must be a curious and observant individual able to recognize problems and confront conflicts and difficult issues in a professional manner
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills for reporting purposes, performing liaison duties, and relating to individuals in the workplace.
  • Experience with and previous exposure to regulators and law enforcement agencies within Nigeria, preferably with USA regulatory obligations exposure
  • leadership capacity to develop, influence, direct, and manage teams, as well as influence/liaise with regulatory authorities

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.
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