Senior Officer, AML – Commecial Bank of Dubai , UAE

Job Purpose:
The role holder is responsible for responding to the regulatory enquires within the required turnaround time
The role holder should support the AML/CFT Investigations Officers on the first level review of alerts or transactions triggered as suspicious when the volume of alerts received is higher than the average or when there are staffing constraints that would limit the capacity of the team.

Principal Accountabilities :
Review the request send by CBUAE and Law enforcement agencies and respond within Turnaround Time along with quality reports
Conduct in depth account statement analysis and prepare reports to submit to CBUAE, and liaise with respective units to obtain supporting documents.
Support the AML/CFT Investigation team by reviewing suspicious alerts generated by the Bank’s transactions monitoring system when the volume of alerts is higher than the average or when there are staffing constraints that would limit the team’s capacity.
Receive and review the transactions or activities which have been internally reported as suspicious by the Bank staff. If required, the case should be escalated to the AML/CFT Senior Manager who will then perform an enhanced investigation to determine whether it should be reported.
Interact with business units regarding unusual activities to determine if an appropriate resolution can be reached. The role holder should escalate matters in a timely manner.

Bachelor’s Degree as a minimum from a recognized university.
Must have a background in investigations and a good understanding of AML Red flags.
Well versed with banking systems, concepts and banking best practices
At least 3+ years of experience in the banking/financial services sector.

Good written and oral communication.
Analytical and attention to detail.
Problem identification and solving skills.
Report writing skills
Analytical skills

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