Assistant Manager, Compliance

Accounting / Finance Banking Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Banking
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • At least 7 years of experience in Compliance or data operations, Regulatory or Technology roles, with at least 7 years in a role of SME, stakeholder management

Website Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region was formed on 16th of October 2007 when the shares of Emirates NBD were officially listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The Emirates NBD 2007 merger between Emirates Bank International (EBI) and the National Bank of Dubai (NBD), became a regional consolidation blueprint for the banking and finance sector as it combined the second and fourth largest banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to form a banking champion with the largest asset base in the GCC region summing up to AED 281.6 billion as at 31st December 2009, capable of delivering enhanced value across corporate, retail, Islamic and investment banking throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region

Assistant Manager, Compliance

Compliance Officer, List Management, M grade

The Compliance Organisation Unit is responsible for ensuring that the Bank complies with all relevant external laws and regulations applicable in the various jurisdictions that the Bank operates in. Significantly this includes compliance with Sanctions, Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) requirements not only of the countries that the Bank operates in but increasingly there is an expectation of compliance with those of key US and EU regulators:

The Organisation Unit achieves this by:

  • Setting out the relevant regulatory requirements and expectations that the Bank must comply with in an Obligations Register which then maps these to the Bank’s policies, procedures and processes (including systems).
  • Working with the business to monitor and set appropriate policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, expectations and industry best practices.
  • Providing official written and informal guidance and advice on Compliance matters to the respective businesses as and when required (e.g. on a client, product or transaction basis).
  • Ensuring that appropriate training is given to all relevant staff on the Banks policies and procedures. This includes the provision of training on key policies and procedures such as Sanctions, AML and CTF.
  • Undertaking periodic, risk based, Compliance Monitoring to ensure the Bank’s policies and procedures are being complied with and escalates to management significant non-compliance.
  • Managing key Compliance systems such as Customer Screening, Payment screening, Transaction screening and AML Monitoring.
  • Managing the alert investigation process arising from the key Compliance systems and making the necessary escalations to management and disclosures to the relevant authorities.
  • Responding to all regulatory requests to review and provide relevant information (e.g. customer, transaction, policy, procedure, and training, compliance monitoring and process details) or cooperation in a timely manner.

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • As part of List management function, assist Compliance & List Manager in day-to-day operations in maintaining the Group wide watchlist data. List includes Sanctions and Due diligence list (sourced from internal and vendor list)
  • Assisting in implementing an affective and robust infrastructure to manage external (vendor provided) and internal ENBD lists to screen while opening new accounts, screening existing customer, and processing payments.
  • Keeping records, updating related systems, and keeping full audit trail of investigations, validations, and justification for updating and removing entries from respective lists.
  • Assisting in producing regular MI for the Group Compliance and Business Senior Management.
  • Responsible for investigating and advising on any new lists to be included for respective screening arrangements.
  • Responsible for coordinating with all other Group subsidiaries and international locations to gather data and produce and consistent / common watch lists for Payments and Account Opening.
  • Immediately addressing any production issues ensuring BAU is not impacted.
  • Identify, automate, and improve list management Firco system related processes and system controls
  • Perform User acceptance testing and ensure that changes is in line with requirements
  • For changes engage and onboard users, upstream, respective compliance entities, etc
QualificationsJob Specifications

Understanding of screening technologies software and payment screening. And key concepts essential to Quality Assurance, Controls, and Audit Trail.

Working experience in FMM and FOFLIST

A brief understanding of the various local and international regulatory requirements that affect the business.

Good Knowledge of Bank’s core banking system (Finacle), working knowledge of SWIFT payments, knowledge of the external sanctions and internal rules and policies around sanctions.

Good written and oral communications skills.

Good knowledge of AML transaction monitoring and customer screening systems.

Good time management skills and adherence to deadlines essential.

Analytical and attention to detail.

AML Investigative skills and experience desirable.

Committed to contributing on continuous improvement culture within a team and organization.

Team player.

Interpersonal abilities to present a business-friendly image to all internal and external stakeholders.

Good teamwork skills to establish and maintain effective business relationship with key stakeholders.

At least 7 years of experience in Compliance or data operations, Regulatory or Technology roles, with at least 7 years in a role of SME, stakeholder management

Bachelor’s degree plus Master’s degree or other Graduate-Level Certification, in computer science, finance / accounting / economics / business, or mathematics with excellent quantitative skills

Primary Location : United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Dubai – Deira, Baniyas Road, Enbd Head Office
Job : Risk Management
Organization : Group Compliance
Schedule : Regular
Shift : Standard
Job Type : Full-time
Day Job
Job Posting : Jun 30, 2022, 6:24:50 AM

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