compliance officer / AML05/2012 － 09/2014The international bank for trade and financeDamascus, Syria
Oversee compliance with and ongoing adherence to local rules and regulations as well as the bank's Group regulatory standards, guidelines and internal procedures by the business and support units.
Liaise and manage relationships with regulators, internal and external auditors and bank personnel on matters relating to operational and compliance matters.
Perform surveillance and monitoring activities of internal practices and procedures to ensure compliance.
Support the development of policies and procedures in accordance with best practice and regulatory requirements for other departments within the branch.
Ensure that all the bank's Group Compliance policies and Code of Conduct are adhered to.
Provide technical advice, guidance, support and tailored feedback on regulatory issues and ensure that the bank's businesses operate within regulations.
Developing, updating and maintaining the Anti Money Laundering (AML)/Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) policy and procedures in line with any changes made to existing laws.
Development and implementation of Know Your Customer form Monitoring payment transactions for AML/CFT purposes using the Anti Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism system in compliance with local and bank's Group standards.
Investigation of suspicious cases and providing opinion on the cases referred by Operations Departments.
Apprising the Bank management and staff of Central Bank regulations and other applicable laws, regulations and regulatory directives.
train and manage staff capable of accomplishing responsibilities related to the compliance and combating money laundering and financing of terrorism function.
Run the day to day duties of the department as well as any other tasks assigned by the Management Prepare and submit compliance reports to board of directors.
Provide technical advice, guidance, support and tailored feedback on sanctions analysis (ofac,UN,EU), specially Syrian Sanctions.
Bank Head Teller04/2010 － 05/2012The international bank for trade and financeDamascus, Syria
Responsibilities Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in receiving and paying out money and keeping records of transactions in bank.
Ensure all tellers transactions and other routine processing is done as per laid down procedures and central bank guidelines and ensure due diligence is carried out with respect to money laundering and other regulatory requirements Adjusts customer complaints.
Examines TELLERS' reports of daily transactions for accuracy.
May allow customers access to safe deposit boxes, following specified procedures.
May count and record currency and coin in vault.
Performs other duties as described under supervisor teller.
Follow all relevant departmental and bank-wide policies, processes, procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a high quality and cost effective service to customers.
Bank Teller04/2008 － 04/2010The international bank for trade and financeDamascus, Syria
Responsibilities Served customers efficiently.
Cash handling and balancing with zero errors.
Advised and educated customers about their options.
Worked in a team to achieve targets and positive outcomes for customers and the bank.
Efficiently and accurately handle payments and receipts of cash, clearing & collection cheques, transfer cheques, ATM balancing.