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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
  • Guaranty Trust Bank plc is a foremost Nigerian financial institution with vast business outlays spanning Anglophone/Francophone, West Africa, East Africa and the United Kingdom. The Bank presently has an Asset Base of over 2 Trillion Naira, shareholders funds of over 200 Billion Naira and employs over 10,000 people in Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana...
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    Risk and Compliance Manager

    As Risk and Compliance Manager, you will work in a team responsible for developing a comprehensive regulatory compliance framework. Your team is responsible for implementing and maintaining processes, systems and controls to ensure our compliance across multiple jurisdictions. The ideal candidate will come from “start-up” like environments, be mission-driven, a clear communicator with a solid background in the payments space.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities.

    • Safeguard the company from non-compliance with laws and regulations and protect it from using resources for illegal activities (AML, KYC, CF, OFAC etc.)
    • Establish, implement, and manage compliance policies, procedures, and monitoring throughout the organization to ensure that the compliance program is effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting, and correcting non-
    • compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirement.
    • Monitor implementation of regulatory recommendation, audit exceptions and regulatory changes.
    • Risk based merchant monitoring and reviews of compliance control.
    • Monitor alerts generated from merchant monitoring Tools
    • Monitor and investigate all sanctions generated alerts
    • Investigate compliance breaches
    • Remain up to date on laws, regulations, circulars issued by regulators.
    • Carry out target review of KYC compliance
    • Coordinate responses to regulatory letters i.e EFCC, CBN, NDLEA
    • Interface with key regulatory agencies (with exclusion of CBN liaison
    • Co-ordinate all regulatory invite to staff
    • Conduct Due Diligence on merchant’s Activity.
    • Regulatory reporting and filing of SAR/STR on goAML
    • Work closely with internal functions including Disputes, Recoveries, Customer Service, and Fraud Operations.
    • Prepare summary reports on breaches, newly released circulars, and activities for the week.
    • Other functions assigned by the Head of Risk and Compliance


    • A Bachelors' degree in Law, Finance or associated courses from an accredited university
    • You have at least 4 years cumulative risk and compliance experience,
    • You have an experience working in Fintech or Bank.,
    • You have experience working with KYC/AML requirements in Nigeria,
    • You have experience working with regulators, especially CBN.
    • You understand card scheme regulations on card processing
    • You have critical problem-solving skills
    • You can thrive, adapt and embrace change in rapidly changing regulatory environments
    • You have an excellent sense of judgment – able to help steer the company to balance innovation and growth with regulatory

    Method of Application

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