Citi GF - AML Analyst (Singapore Financial Intelligence Unit) in Singapore, Singapore

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16041961


Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform AML investigations and compliance reviews (on-boarding and maintenance) in conjunction with Citi Businesses, particularly in relation to high risk/SPF customers and as required by policy

  • Responsible for the appropriate collection and analysis of documents to assist in identifying unusual transaction patterns

  • Conduct research via available Bank systems and commercial databases, as well as the Internet

  • Interface with relevant units and the business in regards to compliance reviews, investigations, as well as other ad-hoc projects

  • Document review findings, ensure awareness of conclusions and prepare a report of findings for Compliance and Business management

  • Draft STRs, recommend relationship retention or termination, and track recommendations and account closures, as required

  • Responsible for communicating with senior managers, members of the Business and other Citigroup AML monitoring units to ensure findings are incorporated in all aspects of the AML control program

  • Conduct QA reviews of case files, case tracking logs and various AML processes

  • Assist in the execution and/or oversight of Manager’s Control Assessment at regional and/or country level(s)

  • Assist in the implementation of ad hoc projects



The candidate must possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface and partner with Citi businesses in Singapore

  • Strong negotiation, analytical and organizational skills

  • The ability to work effectively, under pressure, in a rapidly changing environment, as well as autonomously and as an effective member of a dynamic team

  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, particularly in the context of delivering clear and concise recommendations and feedback

  • Strong analytic skills and a good understanding of conducting funds tracing and transaction analysis using Excel

  • Excellent research skills including experience with online research tools and databases

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Proficiency in a foreign language (Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia or other Asia Pacific languages) is a plus but not a requirement

Must be familiar with the following materials:

  • Laws and regulations applicable to money laundering in Singapore, as well as the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), the USA Patriot Act, OFAC, FinCEN requirements and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) requirements and guidelines

  • The Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), including recent FATF Annual Reports

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Graduate Degree from a recognized university (Accountancy, Banking, Business, Economics or Law) or relevant professional qualification in financial services or audit

  • Post Graduate Degree is a plus

  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in:

  • conducting AML investigations, including undertaking customer transaction reviews and open source research, with the aim of identifying potentially suspicious activity

  • conducting Know Your Customer (KYC) related tasks, particularly on high risk customers; and preparing/reviewing and/or filing Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs)

  • preparing/reviewing and/or filing Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs)

  • Familiar with AML typologies and risks associated with banking.