Manager, AML & Fraud - MTN Ghana

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The Manager AML & Fraud is responsible for managing and maintaining all aspects of the AML (Anti-Money Laundering), CTF (Counter-Terrorism Financing), Anti-Fraud and (Economic) Sanctions Compliance Program to ensure a high level of compliance with the relevant laws and regulations as well as with MTN Fintech standards and global best practices.

Job Context

  • Evolution and highly competitive Fintech Industry
  • Multi-regulated and multifaceted stakeholder management
  • Environmental, social and governance prioritized
  • Partnerships at the core of business practices
  • Increasing demand for Fintech/digital experiences decisions to keep up with customers.
  • Performance-driven environment
  • Global and MTN Group Fintech standards and best practices
  • Active media engagement and brand reputation
  • Convergence in markets and exploration of non-traditional revenue streams requiring complex interpretation and structuring
  • Agile ways of working



Job Role

  • Oversee usage of bespoke compliance-related solutions for the AML/CTF/Sanctions/Anti-fraud compliance program
  • Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to the standards, policies, guidelines & processes defined by Group Digi Fin Risk & Compliance team, and MTN Group Risk & Compliance team as applicable
  • Design, implement and add to the AML/CTF framework and its implementation
  • Provide oversight on customer onboarding and transactions monitoring
  • Manage the execution of an efficient fraud monitoring program
  • Design, evaluate, support, and influence a culture of compliance to AML & Fraud PPPs throughout the business
  • Advise and support business and operational stakeholders with the development of appropriate controls
  • Responsible for ensuring AML tool is up and running and meeting regulatory requirements, Group standards and industry best practices
  • Responsible for ensuring the Fraud tool is up and running and meeting regulatory requirements, Group standards and industry best practices
  • Approve Suspicious Transaction Reports prepared by AML & Fraud Specialist so they can be sent to relevant bodies in a timely fashion
  • Ensure all AML alerts are attended to regularly and that relevant rulesets are being used
  • Report all fraud cases to OpCo Risk and Compliance
  • Ensure the following activities take place efficiently and systematically:
    • client on-boarding
    • client risk-assessment
    • client monitoring/investigation
    • external reporting
  • Manage the impact of potential changes driven by the regulators, industry, marketplace, and/or legal environment and devise strategy to influence them in the best interest of OpCo.
  • Fully assist and cooperate in audit programs to determine organizational vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure relevant training on the latest AML trends and techniques in the Mobile Financial Services industry is provided to all stakeholders

Qualification Required & Experience


  • Minimum of a University degree in Finance/Management/Compliance/ Risk Management/Audit or related field
  • Professional Certificate in Audit, Risk Management or Compliance




  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar position with at least 3 years in a managerial role
  • Experience in Fintech, banking or Telecom is preferred
  • Proven experience in AML, CTF and Transaction Monitoring within a FinTech environment
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding emerging markets is preferred


  • Legal requirements and procedures relating to AML and CFT
  • An understanding of financial crime
  • Working knowledge of AML/CFT systems, products, and risk management practices within the financial services sector
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector and key developments in Fintech products and services
  • Ethical standards and codes of conduct
  • Sound understanding of Regulatory Guidelines and Security Policies
  • Suspicious Transactions Analysis
  • Risk Scenario Mapping
  • Risk assessment and analysis
  • Process Compliance
  • Audit Sampling & Analysis
  • Fraud Analysis
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Financial data analysis
  • Fraud systems & tools

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How To Apply

Qualified applicants should indicate vacancy number Ref no: MTN-MML-ADTRACK14 as the email subject and ensure that CVs are saved in their names. Applications without the subject and CVs saved in their names will automatically be disqualified.

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 11 July 2022

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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