Jobs at Equity Bank Kenya (4 Positions)

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Jobs at Equity Bank Kenya (4 Positions)

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Job Description

Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya.

Manager Transaction Monitoring

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The prompt identification, investigation, and in-depth analysis (if necessary) of alerts generated from the highest risk Transaction Monitoring (“TM”) detection scenarios, especially those with public sector counterparties and cross-border transfers.
  • Post investigations activities escalations to MLRO to report suspicious activity, recommending CDD reviews and termination of business relations with customers due to FC Risk and issues flowing from the workstream above.
  • The prompt investigation of potential matches generated from EFIS automated name screening solution for NTB and ETB customers in respect of OFAC, UK, EU and UN lists.
  • Prompt investigation of potential matches manual and automated screening process for Trades and Receivables.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CAMS or ICA will be an advantage.
  • No less than 3 years of Transaction Monitoring  experience within Equity Bank or any other large bank.
  • Good understanding of Equity Bank’s AML/CFT and Sanctions regulatory obligations.
  • Strong team-player, strong organization skills and critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex cases.
  • Self-starter, detailed-oriented and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.

Manager- Correspondent Banking 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and provide responses to correspondent banks, on FC risk related matters, in line with relevant policies and agreements. Effective monitoring of correspondent banking related CFCC controls and systems and manage the CFCC strategy on Correspondent Banking. Liaising with stakeholders of relevant businesses and functions, acting as a point of contact for subsidiaries on all correspondent banking matters that relate to FC risks.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest, key regulatory and best practice developments in respect to correspondent banking and communicating these to the business for relevant action plan. Conducting high risk client reviews and investigations.
  • Giving training to the business with respect to

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  • Correspondent Banking
  • Collating MI and providing support to governance committees.

Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, CAMS or ICA will be an advantage.
  • No less than 4 years FC risk experience within a large bank, preferably Equity Ban
  • Experience of practical application of AML and/or Sanctions policy, with specific experience of Correspondent Banking risk.
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to challenge senior stakeholders.
  • Strong team-player, strong organization skills and critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex cases.
  • Self-starter, detailed-oriented and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.

Manager Quality Assurance

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform quality assurance review in accordance with AML policies and procedures within established timeframes.
  • Test and provide assurance on the effectiveness of EFIS Detection Scenarios through manual TM and other processes.
  • Produces reports containing quality assurance results and associated metrics using established procedures.
  • Provide insight into quality gaps discovered as part of the quality assurance process and ensure these gaps are communicated to appropriate management and business owners. Analyze information gathered to develop recommendations for improvement and changes in current policies, procedures and system settings for continued compliance with applicable regulations

Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CAMS or ICA will be an advantage.
  • No less than 3 years of TM experience within a large bank, preferably Equity Bank.
  • Good understanding of Equity Bank’s AML/CFT and Sanctions regulatory obligations.
  • Strong team-player, strong organization skills and critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex cases. Self-starter, detailed-oriented and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.

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Manager – CDD Controls

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the implementation of the FC Risk Management framework by advising on CDD policy; advising on and escalating higher risk relationships; and supporting testing of CDD compliance in the Group.
  • Contribute to assessing risks arising from specific high-risk clients and managing those risks to protect the Group.
  • Working with subsidiary CFCC and Operations teams to ensure that CDD procedures remain upto-date and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations in the countries.
  • Providing training to GPU and other teams in the Group that are responsible for CDD in the first line and establishing a feedback loop to support continuous improvement.
  • Conducting PEP reviews and investigations.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Group
  • Sanctions risk policy by leading on all complex CDD matters, such as unwrapping, to determine beneficial ownership and potential Sanctions nexus.

Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree,
  • CAMS or ICA will be an advantage
  • No less than 4 years of CDD experience within a large bank, preferably Equity Bank.
  • Good understanding of Equity Bank’s AML/CFT and Sanctions regulatory obligations.
  • Strong team-player, strong organization skills and critical thinking skills to understand and analyze complex cases.
  • Self-starter, detailed-oriented and ability to manage multiple high priority deliverables.
  • Exercise high level of discretion and confidentiality due to the sensitive nature of the scope of work.

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How to Apply

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