Manager – Compliance Screening (UAE Nationals Only)

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Job Description

Job Description

To complete due diligence on new to bank client on-boarding, monitoring existing clients to rule out money laundering/terrorist financing/sanctions risks via name screening, reporting unusual/suspicious cases to Group Compliance and perform system testing and maintenance in order to comply with regulatory requirements and mitigate risk for the bank.

Review account opening/Know Your Customer (KYC) documentation during name screening, liaising with business units, Group Compliance and control teams to ensure quality of KYC forms and documents
Monitor the team’s screening and review of alerts pertaining to new customers being on boarded and existing portfolio screening to ensure they are following the bank’s guidelines and policies
Monitor the team’s transactions, providing guidance and feedback to ensure they understand and follow the process and policies.

Review the team’s handling of alerts of new customer on boarding and existing customer portfolio of the bank to ensure understanding of the systems being used, providing corrective feedback if required
Monitor and review the teams involved in review of sanction related alerts to ensure they are certified and trained to dispose or refer the alerts to Compliance.

Report on matches to Compliance, reporting Risk Incidents in a timely manner to ensure the bank fulfils its regulatory requirements and avoid penalties.

Adhere to all relevant organisational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out to the required standard and in a consistent manner while delivering the required standard of service to customers and stakeholders.

Manage self in line with the bank’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own contribution to business performance.

Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions


At least 5 years of experience in a Compliance role with at least 3 years of experience Compliance Operations.

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Understanding of account opening and customer documentation
Knowledge of customer behaviours
Exposure to banking transactions
Understanding of local/International and UAE Central Bank (UAECB) rules and regulatory requirements
Understanding of banking systems, reports and workflows

Dubai, UAE