Anti-Money Laundering Sanction Compliance Officer

Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Primary Location: China,Shanghai,Shanghai
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Compliance and Control
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17049649


  • Provide support with respect to compliance with applicable sanctions laws and regulations in consultation with GSC
  • Assist sanction team leader to oversight the sanction compliance across ICG and GCB, and act as the major contact window for Citi China
  • Assist sanction team leader to setup sanction related policies, maintenance and review the procedures related to sanction prepared by operation/business
  • Coordinate business and operation stakeholders to well implement the Citigroup sanction policies/standards, as well as the regulatory requirements on anti - terrorist financing
  • Assist in new product /service related sanction risk assessment to evaluate the potential risk and controls to implementation
  • Work with Business/Function/Product/Operations staff to facilitate completion and revision of sanction product risk assessment, where required
  • Assist business in sanction risk assessment and periodic renewal if sanction screening standard cannot be fulfilled
  • Responsible for sanction list maintenance/management and periodic reconciliation
  • Work on the L2 sanction disposition and provide guidance on policy/standards
  • Assist sanction team leader to develop and deliver sanction training as needed from in country stakeholders
  • Assist and participate the sanction screening tool related enhancement and testing activities
  • Escalate Policy exception requests to GSC
  • Escalate sanctions issues that are identified in Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance Testing, or external regulatory reviews to GSC prior to agreeing to CAPs
  • Consistently explore the process optimization working with country and regional stakeholders
  • Coordinate and/or provide training on applicable sanctions laws and regulations; and Citi sanctions Policies and Standards, as appropriate


  • Bachelor Degree or above
  • Minimum 5 years in banking industry and 3 years' experience in AML Compliance or Sanction Compliance
  • Familiar with US OFAC, UN sanction programs and China local regulations on anti-terrorist financing
  • Good verbal and written communication and presentation skill in both English and Mandarin
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to effectively interact with cross functional teams, management and front line associates
  • Good analytical, process management and implementation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi tasked