Citi Compliance Officer - AML Pre-Closure Testing in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Primary Location: United States,New Jersey,Jersey City

  • Other Location: United States,Delaware,Wilmington; United States,North Carolina,Charlotte; United States,Texas,Dallas; United States,Texas,Irving

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16058257


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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The Anti-Money Laundering Pre-Completion Compliance Testing Officer is responsible for completing AML Pre-Completion Testing reviews to validate evidence of project completion. This position identifies key risks and control points related to the projects under review and ensures appropriate testing of those key risks and control points, reports the results to the project owners, GAML PMO, business and other senior managers, and monitors to confirm that any corrective action plans are implemented. This position will support the AML Pre-Completing Testing program as follows:

  • Assisting in planning, management, and liaising with the GAML PMO, project owners, Businesses, regional / product AML/ABC/OFAC (AML) Compliance, internal Audit and Compliance Testing.

  • Participating and/or leading AML pre-completion testing reviews. Including preparation of work paper documentation in accordance with Global Compliance Testing standards.

  • Conducting testing that validates the completion of the project milestones and the effectiveness of controls supporting the process or function under review. This includes preparation of work paper documentation, drafting of issues and the final report in accordance with Global Compliance Testing Standards.

  • Participating in AML project meetings related to current and/or upcoming pre-completion testing.

  • Supporting regulatory, audit or third party activities related to AML pre-completion Testing.


  • Bachelor's Degree Required

  • Experienced compliance professional with a strong understanding of Anti-Money laundering regulations and their application to financial services businesses.

  • Experienced in developing, leading and completing projects with risk/compliance testing components.

  • Experience in Compliance Testing or Internal/External Audit (5+ years).

  • Ability to gain an understanding of Corporate and product-specific policies/control environment, as well as key regulatory requirements.

  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate with peers and business leaders.

  • Strong leadership and talent development skills

  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and reach logical fact-based conclusions

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to manage team priorities to meet deadlines

  • Self-starter who is organized and has the ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

  • Experience in dealing with cross-border and international business strategic direction and standards for Consumer-focused banking, lending, investments and insurance products globally.