Citi Citibank Berhad KL - GCG Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Officer in Malaysia

  • Primary Location: Malaysia,Wilayah Persekutuan,Kuala Lumpur

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16021468



  • Support and strengthen Citigroup's efforts against money laundering and terrorist financing. Assist AMLCO in providing guidance to country/businesses ensuring compliance with the letter and spirit of all applicable laws and regulations designed to combat money laundering

  • Assist AMLCO/country/businesses to administer and maintain an effective, anti-money laundering and anti terrorist financing program through the development of consistent and coherent policies, use of technology to monitor transactions, and up-to-date training

  • Aid AMLCO to administer the country/business program for compliance with the requirements of US sanctions and other local sanctions laws/requirements


  • Work closely with AMLCO on the day-to-day coordination of and for monitoring of AML & sanctions compliance based on policies, procedures, standards and guidelines set forth by Global, GCG Sector, Regional, Country, local regulators, business and/or product

  • Provide KYC advisement for High Risk customers during onboarding and periodic renewals or other trigger events

  • Develop/Enhance and implement the country AML & Sanctions Programs which conform with global, regional & local regulatory standards & guidelines

  • Assist in conducting AML investigations basis escalations received from Level 1 reviews and necessary regulatory reporting of Suspicious Transaction Reporting, if required

  • Maintain, disseminate and provide oversight on the Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program, including sanctions, as required by the Policy. This will include: the Enterprise Wide AML & sanctions risk assessments; practices, procedures & controls relating to account opening KYC procedures and ongoing account/ transaction monitoring for detecting suspicious transactions/account activity and combating financing of terrorism, and a written AML/Sanctions training plan

  • Managing the risk and control by ensuring the effectiveness of the AML monitoring Hub/system, Name Search, SAR, SPF monitoring and maintenance processes

  • To provide AML related compliance training in line with business needs and in support of Country AML program

  • Participate in AML related reviews, where required

  • Participate & contribute to periodic regional conference calls.

  • Participate in self-assessment for AML Compliance dept , review of business ratings relating to AML Compliance

  • To provide advise/support to the businesses in developing solutions to potential issues involving potential AML risk including the review and AML risk assessment of new products


  • A minimum of 5-7 years in the banking/financial services industry, working in a compliance/audit function

  • Good knowledge of Excel

  • Comprehensive knowledge of local regulatory AML/KYC policies and regulations

  • Strong logical thinking & analytical skills

  • A good foundation on banking products