Policy & Governance Manager - Financial Crime

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Job Description

BitPesa is a pan-African platform redefining how businesses make payments to and from sub-Saharan Africa. Focused on using cutting-edge blockchain technology to increase efficiency across markets, BitPesa opens corridors for business payments and trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Policy & Governance Manager - Financial Crime

Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • To conduct analysis of regulatory guidance, impact assess this and produce policy and procedures for BTC Africa SA that ensure the Company complies with legal and regulatory rules, guidance and industry best practice in relation to Financial crime/Money laundering
  • There is a requirement to maintain a programme of governance to ensure that these policies and procedures are being adhered to across the Partnership and third-party administrators on a continuing basis.
  • As part of senior management responsibility under Anti Money Laundering regulations, this role will provide assurance that BTC Africa SA have appropriate policy and procedures in place with appropriate governance and oversight of the Partnerships, third party administrators and wider business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the Policy & Governance function of the BTC Africa SA Financial Crime Team.
  • Maintenance of BTC Africa SA Financial Crime Policies for; Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Funding, Fraud Prevention, Anti-bribery & Corruption.
  • Researching, impact assessing and implementing regulatory changes and industry best practice relating to financial crime and recommending appropriate actions to implement those changes.
  • Maintaining the BTC Africa SA Financial Crime Risk Framework, conducting risk assessments, drafting local procedures and building MI to evidence the mitigation of identified risks to an acceptable level or the existence of issues requiring action.
  • Undertaking of "spot checks" and ongoing oversight activity for financial crime related operational processes across the Partnership and wider Group Companies.
  • Escalation of findings of risk assessments and spot checks to appropriate management.
  • Representing the financial crime function on project work to ensure financial crime risks are understood and appropriate processes and controls are designed, implemented and maintained.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Requirements

    • Strong ability to analyse current and changing requirements of financial crime legislation.
    • Broad knowledge of IT systems, platforms and the operational processes and controls that are required to discharge the legal and regulatory obligations of the firm.
    • Good knowledge of the financial sectors and jurisdictions the company chooses to operate in and the overall responsibility of Financial Crime Policy & Governance and the wider Financial Crime Function.
    • Strong experience in policy writing and compliance monitoring/internal auditing/business quality assessing.
    • Strong good knowledge of the relevant regulatory and legal requirements around financial crime.
    • Good time management, organisation and communication skills, with an ability to multitask and work on own initiative with little supervision.
    • Achieved, studying or willing to study for International Compliance Association qualifications at Diploma level in financial crime/relevant equivalent in ACAMS.

    Benefits

    • Competitive remuneration
    • Casual work environment
    • Great work-life balance
    • We value autonomy
    • Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
    • Opportunity for growth for all our employees.

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    About BitPesa Nigeria
    Job Summary
    Published
    July 24, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Location
    Lagos
    Deadline
    August 7, 2019
    Specialization
    Law/ Legal
    Industries
    ICT / Telecommunications
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