Compliance officer

Full Time Nicole Sinclair in Financial Services
  • Lagos, Nigeria View on Map
  • Post Date : March 21, 2024
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Job Description

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Compliance & Control

  • Assist in the review and implementation of the Compliance program.
  • Ensure compliance with all AML/CFT/CPF rules by SCUML, NFIU & SEC.
  • Ensure all statutory filings are done timely – NSITF, PENCOM, VAT, WHT, PAYE.
  • Conduct ongoing Due Diligence on High-risk customers including PEPs.
  • Ensure appropriate risk profiling of all new clients during onboarding and subsequent reviews.
  • Assist in the review and implementation of an Internal Control Framework.
  • Assist with responding to regulatory enquiries.
  • Implement control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal and regulatory guidelines and internal policies.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and suggest improvement measures continuously.
  • Collaborate with corporate counsels and HR department to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations.
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify compliance risks.
  • Work closely with department managers to review all departmental policies for compliance issues.
  • Review the work of colleagues when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance and control.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate.


Your Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, or related discipline
  • Professional qualifications or member of a Compliance community (good to have)
  • Knowledge of Capital Market Operations will be an added advantage.
  • 2 to 3 years verified professional experience in compliance and control function or its equivalent.


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