Citi MYS CTSM KL - AML Operations 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: 18003020


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.


Requirements 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: 6 months 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