Compliance Officer Recruitment

Compliance Officer Recruitment

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Job Purpose:

Conduct regular control at the head office and branches as directed by the Head of Risk and Compliance to ensure that all operations undertaken within the bank comply with laws and regulations, statutory policies and procedures. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Management, Accounts, finance or relevant professional qualifications is required
  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar role within a multi-disciplinary environment is required;
  • Good understanding of banking regulations, practices, and procedures;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Good planning and organizing skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations, and frameworks;
  • Knowledge of governance best practices;
  • Enterprise risk management concepts and frameworks;
    Knowledge of research methodologies and practices;

Duties and responsibilities

  • Keep up to date with, and understand relevant laws and regulations
  • monitor compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures
  • Review, inspect and report on various operations undertaken by branches and departments within the bank to ensure that these are in compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Carry out head office and branches compliance onsite and off-site assessments review to ensure that controls are working and policies and procedures are well known to the staff
  • ensure that your findings are recorded and followed up with management so that issues can be rectified
  • educate employees on not only the regulations, policies, and procedures but also the impact to the bank if these are not complied with
  • Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance
  • Ensure AML and KYC policies are in place and the bank adhered on
  • Ensure timely, efficient reporting of suspicious transactions
  • Monitor and provide advice to management to minimize risk resulting from poor internal controls
  • Compiling an inventory of existing policies and procedures
  • Ensure preparing of policies and procedures and updating, revising to reflect current practices where necessary
  • Assist in providing awareness training on controls, policies, procedures and AML/TF

How to apply

Interested candidates should send to an application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3 names of referees of whom one is the previous/current employer not later than November 30, 2019, at 4: 00 pm

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to pass the selection test.

Done at Kigali, October 21, 2019


Ag. Head HR

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