United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Recent Career Opportunities

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Recent Career Opportunities


United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Compliance Advisory Officer

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective

  • Ensure adherence to Policy and Regulatory Compliance.
  • To provide guidance to stakeholders on Compliance matters to ensure the bank’s operations and business transactions follow all relevant regulatory provisions and internal policies.
  • To provide compliance and advisory services to executive Management.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensure Compliance Advisory Portal is always properly manned, and all inquiries are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Respond to escalations and enquiries with respect to IMTOs.
  • Ensure prompt response to Request for Information (RFI) from Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit providing requested documents.
  • Review and approve account opening request for PEPs and Public Sector Accounts.
  • Review and approve Domiciliary Account Tiering /Due Diligence alerts.
  • Conduct due diligence for Merchants and Payment Facilitators onboarding.
  • Re-route STR/SAR escalations from business offices to Transaction Monitoring unit for proper filing.
  • Attend to all BVN related changes taking into consideration the provisions of the CBN BVN Framework by ensuring completeness of recommended documentation.
  • Attend to all Foreign Currency Transactions referred to Compliance for advice.
  • Respond to request for World-Check due diligence screening.
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Candidate’s Profile

  • Our ideal candidate must have deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies with a minimum experience of 4 – 8 years’ in Operations, Internal Control & Audit.

Knowledge Required:

  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services, Processes and Policies.
  • Good Understanding of Sanction screening.

Skills Required:

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Analytic, Conceptual and Investigation Skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Avid Reader.
  • Proficiency in the use of the computer and basic applications like excel, power point, World Check.
  • Firm, professional and result-oriented.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  3rd December, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Team Member, Regulatory Liaison

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective

  • To assist the GCCO in ensuring prompt response to regulatory issues.
  • Ensure prompt rendition of regulatory reports.
  • Zero regulatory sanctions.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Build and Maintain Cordial Relationships with Law Enforcement Officers.
  • Ensure to keep proper record of enquiries from Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Manage Financial Crimes Risks Such as Posed by Bank’s Customers.
  • Participate in transaction monitoring and FCY Transfers.
  • Provide optimum support from a holistic compliance perspective.
  • Ensure that required information are collated and reviewed to be satisfactory
  • Transmit such information and documents to the respective LEA.
  • Guide staff in honoring LEA invitations and to give evidence on behalf of the bank in courts.
  • Prompt Rendition of Regulatory Returns.

Candidate’s Profile

  • Our ideal candidate must have experience in operations, Internal Control or Audit & Compliance, External Auditing and Risk Management with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
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Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Liaison Management.
  • Deep knowledge of the Bank’s Products, Services and Processes.

Skills Required:

  • Strong human interpersonal relationship and communications skills.
  • Good interpretation of policies and laws.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  3rd December, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Team Member, Transaction Monitoring

Location: Nigeria

Job Objective

  • To carry out ongoing monitoring of accounts in line with extant regulations and internal policy to identify and report suspicious transactions to the requisite statutory authorities.
  • To manage and support the bank’s Compliance Risk Management strategy in ensuring that the Bank’s AML and Counter Financing of Terrorism’s effort are in line with the Group standards and international best practice.
  • To carry out enhanced due diligence reviews to prevent the Bank from being exposed to the risk of sanctions and associated financial/reputational loss that the Group may incur as a result of failure to comply with regulations
  • Ensure capacity building of staff to improve Compliance culture in the bank.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Use of Actimize for Suspicious Activity Monitoring (SAM).
  • Compliance Investigations, Reporting and Returns Rendition.
  • Response to Request for Information (RFI) from Correspondent Banks.
  • Sanctions Screening Compliance.
  • Money Remittance (Western Union & MoneyGram) Transactions Monitoring.

Candidate’s Profile

  • Our ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years experience in Operations, Internal Control or Audit & Compliance, External Auditing and Risk Management.
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Knowledge Required:

  • Extensive knowledge of the bank’s policies & procedures.
  • Deep understanding of the Bank’s Products, Services and Processes.

Skills Required:

  • Strong Analytical skills.
  • Good investigative skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of the computer and basic applications like excel, power point etc.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  3rd December, 2021.

 

 

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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• Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview or the next stage of the recruitment process.

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