Citi MYS CTSM KL - AML FIU Analyst in Malaysia

  • Primary Location: Malaysia,Wilayah Persekutuan,Kuala Lumpur

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Operations

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18023493


Business Unit: Citi AML Monitoring and Investigations

  • AML Monitoring & Investigations mitigates money laundering and terrorist financing risks for Citi and its customers in the global marketplace. It uses skilled analysts, state-of-the-art technology and globally standard policies and procedures to ensure effective monitoring and reporting of suspicious activities

Purpose of Role:

  • Monitoring of corporate and/or retail banking client transactions to detect any suspicions of money laundering

Key responsibilities

  • Analyzing alerts and investigating transactional activities to detect any suspicions of money laundering or terrorist financing activity

  • Conducting searches, gathering data and recording evidence from Citi internal systems, the internet, commercial databases and enquiries from Business or Compliance contacts within Citi

  • Accumulating facts from investigations to be utilized in presentation to Senior Management and Compliance

  • Conducting enhanced due diligence investigations in support of policies and procedures

  • Creating / maintaining cases

  • Reporting unusual client activities which might relate to money laundering or terrorist financing

  • Conducting alert investigation using global standard policies, procedures and tools, aimed at meeting internal and external regulatory requirements

  • Operating within agreed business SLAs and confidentiality standards

  • Applying or adapting knowledge (obtained from training) of any imposed sanctions(s) or laws/regulation(s) to the task at hand

  • Building and applying knowledge of money laundering processes



Skills and competencies:

  • A person in this role has a passion for uncovering the truth and exposing potential criminal activities. He/she has a genuine interest in the news and current affairs with the ability of cross referencing them during investigations. He/she is methodical, analytical, open minded and have the desire to thoroughly and accurately research, extract, compile and connect information from various sources

Additional requirements:

  • Good knowledge of English and high standard of written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Good at decision making

  • Good understanding of Windows applications (Word, Excel, etc) and Internet & commercial database searches

  • Developmental Value: Building AML expertise


  • Preferred: 1 - 2 years of research/analysis experience and / or experience in banking operations or compliance


  • Banking / Finance / Business background

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed analysis of raw data based on policy and work instructions