Job Vacancy For Head, Compliance/AMLRO

A reputable bank seeks a suitable candidate to fill the role of Head, Compliance/AMLRO

Duties and Responsibilities

• To oversee the bank’s compliance to all financial regulatory and ethical standards with zero tolerance for infractions
• As AML/CFT and KYC champion, to drive general awareness of money laundering schemes and equip all staff to detect and report suspicious activities
• Provide compliance advisory support and guidance to the Board and management, ensuring they remain informed of regulatory best practices and their obligations
• Develop, implement and monitor control systems to deal with violations of internal and external regulations and regularly assess the efficiency of these preventive mechanisms
• Investigate all breaches and near breaches of required regulations and report as required
• Provide proactive regulatory guidance to business units and support functions, tracking laws/regulatory that might affect the bank and implement necessary changes.
• Report on AML/CFT and KYC and modification measures put in place to address lapses
• Oversee the timely submission of all statutory compliance reports to management, board, Bank of Ghana, Financial intelligence centre and other regulatory partners
• Review and monitor structure for internal reporting and investigation of suspicious transactions and external reporting to the Financial intelligence centre.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum first degree in Business Administration, preferably accounting or financial option
• A minimum of 7 years work experience with 3 years in the role of AMLRO or Compliance Officer in a reputable bank or financial institution
• Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification is an advantage
• Demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in corporate governance and financial regulatory issues
• High moral character with proven integrity
• Strong understanding of banking business and operations with considerable knowledge in local and international financial and other statutory regulations relevant to the banking industry

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should send their application letters with detailed CV via email to:

Closing Date: 21 August, 2020