Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance Job At GTB

Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance

Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB)

Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance Job Vacancy At Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB)

The vacant position of Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance is currently available at Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB). Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.

The Compliance Officer will assist the Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer with the development of compliance policies, procedures, and guidelines for the Group. He/she will ensure that the Group complies with regulatory and statutory requirements, and also operates within limits set by regulators. He/she will be responsible for maintaining a compliance culture within the Group, and he/she will also be the resource and contact person for all compliance-related issues for the Group.

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.


Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance Responsibilities

  • Provide support in designing a robust compliance strategy for the Group with over 10 subsidiaries across Africa and different financial services businesses
  • Review and ensure compliance with all relevant statutory laws and regulations applicable to the Group
  • Ensure that business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures.
  • Proactively review all regulatory permissions to ensure that they remain current and appropriate for business needs
  • Evaluate Group activities to assess and monitor compliance risk
  • Ensure continual compliance risk assessment of the Group practices together with the development of internal policies and procedures, compliance training and protocols.
  • Serve as liaison for all regulatory bodies as well as maintaining relationships with relevant legal bodies
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Provide reporting concerning regulatory requirements and developments
  • Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due
  • Ensuring compliance with best practices
  • Any other duties as required by the Group Head


  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in compliance experience preferably within the financial services environment
  • Experience in assisting with the implementation of risk-based compliance policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, business administration or legal (Master’s Degree is an additional advantage)
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)
  • Good understanding of Compliance activities in Financial Services
  • Local and international certifications in Compliance, such as Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)
  • Strong understanding of development and trends in both international and African financial sectors, as well as regulations and trends in these markets
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of both banking and general financial markets regulatory environment including Anti-money laundering requirements
  • Good analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Reporting skills
  • Ability to use available technology resources to drive monitoring and reporting
  • Data analytics skills will be an advantage
  • Ability to build relationships with senior leaders, and external agencies
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and analysis capabilities
  • Ability to exert sound judgment and discretion; assure confidentiality
  • Ability to build a strong network with regulatory bodies and government authorities
  • Good standing and assertiveness, with excellent teamwork attitude, with proven ability to influence and coordinate team beyond his/her own department
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, changing organization
  • Ability to effectively plan, set priorities, and manage several complex projects

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