Citibank Recruitment for Compliance Officer


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Citibank Recruitment for Compliance Officer.

Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup. Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, and later became First National City Bank of New York. Citibank provides credit cards, mortgages, personal loans, commercial loans, and lines of credit.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Job ID: 19010803
Location: Nigeria
Job Function: Compliance and Control
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

Job Purpose

  • The individual will play a key role in developing and maintaining a robust control environment in the branch/cluster and across the bank in general.
  • He/she will be responsible for coordinating, monitoring and advising on compliance with business, global, regional, and local AML and compliance policies, procedures, and requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monthly reports on compliance Status of the branch/cluster to the Chief Compliance Officer;
  • Reporting all forms of compliance breaches to the Chief Compliance Officer;
  • Bringing to the attention of the Chief Compliance Officer any suspicious transaction/activity;
  • Carrying out compliance advisory services to the branches covered;
  • Liaising with local Regulators, Law Enforcement and other Governmental Bodies and ensure good relationships with the same;
  • Work closely with the Business and other key stakeholders such as Operations  and  Technology to identify and mitigate the risks associated with existing and new business with an emphasis on higher risk customers and transactions;
  • Attend to and where necessary, lead compliance related customer interactions;
  • Contribute to a “no surprise” compliance culture by developing and delivering compliance training programs including providing annual face-to-face training and developing and delivering any other relevant periodic targeted training to employees in the branch/cluster (new hires, transfers and existing staff);
  • Raise the visibility of compliance by specifically improving the compliance risk assessment and compliance testing standards at the branch/cluster; and
  • Manage ad hoc compliance related projects as required.
  • Implementation of all applicable compliance and AML/CFT programs at the branch/cluster level;
  • Ensure all compliance reviews/reports are being performed timely, are adequate and appropriately documented;
  • Monitoring compliance to regulatory and internal policies, processes and procedures by staff in the branch/cluster;
  • Daily resolution of compliance issues emanating from the branch/cluster in line with all applicable regulatory requirements  and internal policies and liaising with the Head Office as necessary;

Business Relationships:

  • Internal: All Business areas
  • External: All regulators and law enforcement agencies impacting the business.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the  Banking sector
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations would be an advantage.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications
  • Ability to embrace new technologies
  • Interpersonal skill
  • Strong written and personal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and facilitate multiple projects
  • Ability to work individually and in teams

Core Competencies:

  • Highly organized and methodical with close attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to a co-operative and collaborative working
  • Strong team player willing to learn and share experiences with other team members
  • Flexible to work with changing priorities and deadlines


  • Undergraduate qualification in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Law or degree in any other discipline

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply

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