Citigroup

  • Lagos, Lagos State


  • Permanent

  • Full-time
Job Description:

  • The Nigeria Corporate Banking and Global subsidiaries group is seeking a Know Your Customer (KYC) Analyst to research, prepare and complete the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) due diligence records for UK client base;
  • The candidate will be a member of a dedicated team focused on the KYC required by Citi on its Financial Institutions clients;
  • The team is responsible for the timely completion of KYC records in assigned portfolio, including “onboarding” and “renewal” records, and managing the population in regard to any expired records;
  • Role is 100% and training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare client-specific KYC-related analyses and complete Customer Acquisition Due Diligence where required
  • Work with the Business Support Unit to assess documentation requirements for client legal entities and jurisdictions
  • Interact with clients to obtain KYC and other compliance information and documentation where escalations from BSU 2.0 are raised
  • Undertake KYC activities for the on-boarding of new clients, working closely with the BSU to ensure timely on-boarding and reduction of touch points
  • Act as KYCO for approval of KYC records for UK on behalf of Coverage Business
  • Assist Coverage team with all KYC related activities (NCOF, NAOF, Credit Only, Client On-boarding, etc)
  • Review and evaluate recent negative news related to clients
  • Liaise with internal Compliance personnel on the application of KYC policy;
  • Liaise with Sales Account Managers to ascertain information on the purpose of client accounts, transaction volumes etc.
  • Interact with clients, parent account bankers, subsidiary bankers and product partners on AML and KYC-related issues
  • Support the wider EMEA KA team with projects which help the organization meet its regulatory deliverables

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Experience and knowledge of KYC preferred, particularly in the Correspondent Banking space;
  • Minimum 5 years of professional work experience, preferably in Banking;
  • Client Service experience and/or Front Office experience helpful;
  • Compliance knowledge an advantage;
  • Experience working in a global, dynamic environment;
  • Knowledge of Citi and Citi KYC systems an advantage;

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A BSc / BA degree
  • A postgraduate degree and relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Experience with MS Office tools: PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint
  • Attention to detail with strong follow-up and good judgment
  • “Owner/Completer” approach
  • Self-starter, able to work independently when needed, and to prioritize tasks
  • Team Player, able to work in partnership with other individuals on day-to-day and long term projects
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
  • Citigroup is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Family Group: Compliance and Control

Job Family: Business KYC

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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