Experience

  • Head of Money-Laundering & Terrorism Financing Reporting

    at International Development Bank

    September 2017 - at Present

    Muḩāfaz̧at Baghdād

    • Overseeing the implementation of appropriate AML/CTF policies and procedures, including the operation of the risk-based approach. • Reviewing the output from the suspicious activity monitoring processes. • Ensuring that AML/CTF requirements are considered as part of the development of new products, or service changes. • Obtaining board approval for significant process changes. • Ensure that the Board are kept informed of the money laundering risks posed by the business and its activities, and how these are managed and mitigated. • Reporting to the Board on a regular basis detailing the operation and effectiveness of the systems and controls used to combat financial crime. • Arrange and assist with regulatory visits and audit inspections. • Regularly reviewing developments in applicable legislation and guidance (domestic and international where the business is involved). • Ensuring that policies are updated to meet changing regulatory and business requirements.

  • Head of Compliance and AML Unit

    at Capital Bank of Jordan

    May 2015 - September 2017

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Making sure that all related regulations and laws are reflected by the bank policies. • Conducting research in AML investigations. • Implementing corporate-wide Anti-Money Laundering program. Evaluates transactional or customer relationships that have been identified for further review. • Monitors, analyses and escalates suspicious AML and terrorist financing activity accurately and timely as identified through evaluation of alerts. • Collects, evaluations, analyzes, and disseminates information and evidence related to known or suspected money laundering or terrorist financing related transactions, and Conducting research in AML investigations. • Preparation and submitting of Suspicious Activity Reports to Jordan AMLU / AML Office at Central Bank of Iraq. • Provide AML Training Courses related to bank employees periodically as per regulations

  • Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering Officer

    at Capital Bank of Jordan

    May 2014 - May 2015

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Ensure NBI compliance with Laws and Regulations. • Review NBI policies and procedures for Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, and to ensure that policies and procedures are reflecting new published Laws and Regulations. • Coordinating with other departments to ensure NBI compliance with FATCA. • Review daily and periodical reports regarding NBI transactions to ensure they are complied with Capital Bank and NBI policies and procedures. • Ensure that all transactions and related parties are screened through all embargo lists (UN, EU, OFAC, and PEP’s). • Review and prepare answers to correspondent banks Anti-Money Laundering and KYC questionnaires received. • Coordinate with different departments and branches to investigate suspecting Money Laundering transactions appeared. • Answer different queries and suspicious reports received from branches and different departments. • Coordinate with other departments at NBI to answer Central Bank of Iraq Queries on timely manner. .

  • Senior Anti-Money Laundering Analyst

    at Arab Bank PLC

    July 2013 - October 2013

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Responding to system generated and manual alerts regarding accounts with suspicious trends and patterns. • Coach branch personnel on the appropriate conduct of AML procedures. • Monitor and investigate suspicious activity in customer accounts, and take appropriate action as necessary and file Suspicious Activity Reports as required. • Analyze and identify possible money laundering activity reported by bank branches, head office, or systems. • Assist in conducting trend analysis with the surveillance system to ensure the quality of the system’s output, and review and update AML policies and procedures accordingly

  • Credit Officer

    at Global Communities-USAID-OPIC Jordan Loan Guarantee Facility Project

    April 2012 - April 2013

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans. • Obtain and compile copies of loan applicant’s credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information. • Review and update credit and loan files, and monitor account performance. • Give opinion and recommendations for guaranteeing loans based on feasibility and in accordance with Global Communities standards • Establish and monitor policies and procedures that will help the company meet its guarantees, and risk management goals.

  • Anti-Money Laundering Officer

    at Housing Bank

    July 2010 - April 2012

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Assist the Head of the Compliance Department in developing and improving internal procedures to fulfill compliance and AML requirements according to applicable laws and regulations. • Coordinate with government agencies, and respond to their queries and information requests. • Assist and train other departments' personnel on Compliance and AML issues. • Investigate suspicious transactions and file Suspicious Activity Reports as required. • Review and address system generated and manual AML alerts. • Respond to branches and head office departments Compliance and AML inquiries. • Analyze and identify possible money laundering activity reported by bank branches, head office or system.

  • Customer Service Officer

    at Customer Service Officer

    April 2009 - July 2010

    Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

    • Receive and respond to customer inquiries on account balances, transaction details, statements and fees and charges. • Conduct daily transactions on different customers’ accounts (cash deposits, withdraws, outgoing demands, and any other type of transactions required by the customer) • Respond to customers inquiries about the bank services and products, and helping them to identify the best for their needs.

Education

  • MBA in Banking & Finance

    at German-Jordanian University

    2010 - 2013 (3 years) Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting

    at University of Jordan

    2005 - 2009 (4 years) Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

  • IGCSE/GCE

    at Islamic Educational College

    2003 - 2005 (2 years) Muḩāfaz̧at `Ammān

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