Senior Compliance Analyst - AML

Senior Compliance Analyst - AML

  • Primary Location: Malaysia,Wilayah Persekutuan,Kuala Lumpur
  • Other Location: Asia Pacific
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Compliance and Control
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 16052104


Position Objective:
The Quality Assurance (QA) Officer will have primary responsibility for implementing the Global QA review approach to Focus Client Segment (FCB, MSB, Embassy and Accommodation accounts) KYC Records reporting to the Global QA Head or QA Team Leader.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that records created for all Focus Clients i.e. Foreign Correspondent Banks (FCB), Foreign Missions Banking (FMB), Money Service Businesses (MSB) and Accommodation Accounts (AA) are in line and meet both regulatory and Citi's standards
  • Ensure completeness and adequacy of all sections of the KYC Record i.e. Client Information, Screening and Adverse Media, AML Risk Summary, Product Usage Profile and the Recommendation on the Periodic Transaction Review. All KYC Record reviewed must meet quality standards
  • Effective and close communication with the BSU, KYCO and AML Compliance on identified deficiencies and remediation's, with the objective of improving the quality of the KYC record
  • Participate in ad hoc projects related to Focus Client process improvements, KYC platform and other projects as assigned
  • Development Value:
  • Provides broad exposure to the full suite of TTS products and capabilities
  • Provides broad exposure to AML Compliance function, Correspondent Banking Franchise and Global Banking teams
  • Track to product, sales, controls and compliance roles


  • A proven track record with at least 5+ years of relevant KYC/AML experience (i.e. Quality Assurance, Client Onboarding, Compliance, Audit and Regulatory)
  • Experience in correspondent banking, account management for Financial Institutions a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of AML and KYC compliance objectives and regulatory requirements and objectives
  • Excellent understanding of cash management and trade products
  • Excellent knowledge of Citi's general banking systems
  • Excellent understanding of Citi AML standards and AML regulatory requirements
  • Excellent understanding and comfort with technology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Comfort with technology including excel and Citi systems
  • Exceptional ability to influence and motivate partners  to the KYC process
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional ability to execute on projects and deliverables
  • Exceptional ability to innovate
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and work within tight and changeable timeframe while still maintaining high level of accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills and time management skills, excellent attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and aptitude in communicating with senior management
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent