Head of Compliance and AML at Reputable Rural Bank

Job Description

A reputable rural Bank in the Northern Region seeks suitable persons to occupy the position: Head of Compliance and AML

Job Purpose

• Responsible for leading the compliance and anti-money laundering department. The jobholder shall be responsible for establishing, maintaining and overseeing the bank’s compliance framework to ensure adherence to applicable laws, regulations, policies and industry standards

Reporting Line: The Jobholder shall report to the Board and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administration, Risk Management or its equivalent with a minimum of 10 years banking experience in a compliance role, 5 years of which should have been head of compliance / 7 years experience on a management grade in any bank
• A postgraduate degree in corporate governance certification in Banking, Corporate Governance, Risk Management or Accounting will be an advantage

Skills and Competencies

• Good understanding of the Banks and Specialized Deposit-Taking institutions Act 2016 (Act 930), Anti-Money Laundering Act 2020 (Act 1044), Data Protection Act, 2019 (Act 992) and other laws/regulations applicable to the job function
• Demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise in corporate governance and financial regulatory issues
• Must be proficient in the use of Temenos 24 (T24) banking application software
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Abreast of banking procedures
• Ability to influence others to adhere strictly to set standards
• High moral character with proven integrity

Location: Northern Region

Method of Application

All signed application letters with detailed curriculum vitae, particulars of three referees, photocopies of certificates and contact address should be forwarded to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 28 June, 2024

July 2024