Sanction Compliance Officer

Legal Services




The KYC/ Sanctions officer shall serve as the sanctions subject matter expert responsible for reviewing and investigating all potential violations of OFAC, E.U., UK, and is also responsible for reviewing the merchant’s KYC documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years


  • Periodically review KYC records for completeness and validity that the files and risk assessments are current and up to date; ensuring that due diligence standards are complied with.
  • Perform due diligence on new merchants by reviewing and verifying their KYC documentation
  • Maintain continuous contact with UP merchants to keep merchants' files and KYC records updated.
  • Perform further investigation on identified suspicious merchants and report to the AML compliance officer.
  • Review Sanction screening alerts for all new merchants at the onboarding stage.
  • Review the ongoing screening alerts on all existing merchants daily; update and maintain the internal Blacklist in line with local AML requirements.
  • Prepare internal STR cases for AML-CTF Compliance Officer review resulting from Sanctions Screening analysis along with all the supporting documents and reasons of suspicion.
  • Apply PND on any attempted transaction to a blacklisted person/entity/bank/jurisdiction.
  • Discuss and escalate sanction Compliance complex issues surrounding client types and structures, financial products and services, and other AML risk-related issues.


  • University  Degree/HND in Finance, Accountancy, Banking, or  Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant compliance in the field of AML/ KYC/EDD handling in the fintech industry is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of direct work experience in compliance, audit, or investigation in the financial industry
  • People skills, investigative and audit skills, and great report-writing experience
  • Good understanding of AML laws & regulations
  • Good understanding of financial products & services
  • Professional certification in Compliance, Fraud, and investigation would be an added advantage.

Method of Application
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Date Posted

11 Jun, 2024

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