Chipper Cash TM Program Manager – Transaction Monitoring Jobs in Kenya

Chipper Cash TM Program Manager – Transaction Monitoring Jobs in Kenya

Contract: Contract / Casual

Status: Active

Job Information

Sectors: Financial Services

Town/City: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

About Us

Chipper Cash is the largest mobile cross-border money transfer platform in Africa.

We are a small passionate team, dedicated to expanding financial inclusion in some of the global regions most in need of accessible, interoperable, easy-to-use, and affordable financial services.

Responsibilities Include

Provide executional adherence to the Head of Transaction Monitoring’s strategic vision and direction to develop the Transaction Monitoring Program.

Analyze trends, anomalies, and patterns of suspicious activity for development and calibration of transaction monitoring rules.

Ensure that all transaction monitoring requirements are documented and socialized within LRC, as well as cross-functionally. Document that any issues are validated with appropriate stakeholders to ensure regulatory compliance in the jurisdictions in which Chipper Cash operates.

Participate in the development, validation and testing of transaction monitoring rules prior to implementation, post implementation, and during ongoing optimization of Transaction Monitoring rules.

Support the development of an optimization process to continuously monitor and
improve the performance of transaction monitoring rules.

Develop recommendations for front end controls to mitigate risk and reduce Transaction Monitoring alert volume.

Ensure compliance risk assessments appropriately incorporate transaction monitoring requirements.

Develop foundational documentation including procedures and Lucidchart diagrams to support use of applications and processes.

Develop and maintain positive, engaging, and transparent relationships with cross- functional groups including product, engineering, technology, customer support and more to provide consultation, guidance and clarification on compliance requirements and Chipper Cash’s culture of compliance.

Apply subject matter expertise to the prioritization of backlogs and engineering fixes/enhancements working through regular and ongoing collaborative and transparent discussions with product and engineering teams.

Stay abreast of changes to mobile payments industry, financial crime trends, and regulatory requirements to assess impact to Transaction Monitoring.

Monitor compliance industry developments and maintain advanced knowledge of new and amended global financial services/FinTech laws and regulations, with specific emphasis on Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and USA Patriot ACT requirements, including to ensure processes are in place to keep the business updated on such developments.


Possess a minimum of 5+ years of experience in financial services, in a financial crime related role (AML/CFT, fraud, investigations, transaction monitoring, client due diligence, agent due diligence).

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Demonstrated subject matter expertise in the payments industry (mobile banking/mobile payments/prepaid/ internet payments).

Knowledge of AML/CFT and fraud laws, rules, regulations, risks, and typologies relevant to the products and services offered by Chipper Cash.

Ability to analyze trends and patterns in alerts for AML/CFT/Fraud to effectively calibrate and improve the performance of Transaction Monitoring rules.

Experience writing and modifying SQL queries.

Experience operating effectively across globally dispersed teams.

Ability to independently manage, organize and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, responsibilities, and competing priorities.

Excellent written, verbal English communication and analytical skills, with the ability to articulate ideas to a diverse audience.

Experience in case investigations and preparation of required reporting for dispositioning, including further escalation per policy is a plus.

Certification(s) from professional bodies relevant to Financial Crimes is a plus.

Experience liaising with regulators and internal audit staff is a plus.

Have a global mindset. Even at our small size, we have a team that represents 10+ countries, and our global footprint of customers will continue to grow.

Required Qualifications

TM experience and SQL experience

How to Apply

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