5 Operational Analysis Officer Job Opportunities - Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)

Organisation: Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Operational Analysis Officer ML

About US:
The establishment of a Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities.

Job Summary: The Operational Analysis Officer ML will provide assistance to the operational analysis department through analyzing , reporting suspicious transactions and other strategic intelligence compiled from various information acknowledged from accountable persons, foreign FIU’s and other competent authorities or any other source.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct analysis of information ,reports and requests received from foreign FIU’s, authorities ,accountable persons and any other sources, and to generate intelligence reports for dissemination to law enforcement agencies;
  • Follow up with accountable persons, foreign FIU’s and other competent authorities on any missing or inaccurate data/information required to facilitate analysis monitoring of the financial condition of the accountable persons and other sources.
  • Generate required reports,
  • Data entry of all information received from accountable persons and other sources into a database system and filing them .Inserting data into the database system, receiving reports and filing them
  • Ensure the maintenance of an up to date database of all reports submitted by accountable persons and information received from other sources ,ensure efficient record keeping of all information received
  • Contact and visit accountable persons and other competent authorities to get clarification/information on significant variations in the data to ensure that data submitted to the Authority is accurate.
  • Handle various correspondence from accountable persons and other competent authorities ;
  • Keep abreast with money laundering and terrorist financing issues , including policies ,procedures, regulations , industry best practices , criminal typologies and development trends..
  • Collect data from accountable persons to seek out trends in financial transactions and cooperate with the Directorate of International Relations and Strategic Analysis.
  • Maintain records from accountable persons, foreign FIU’S and other competent authorities for purposes of retrieving information and for monitoring and comparison purposes
  • Gather statistics for STR’s received, analysed and disseminated;
  • Comply with the Authority’s Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines of the Operational Analysis Directorate.
  • Participate in any ad hoc assignments to ensure timely support to accountable persons.
  • Carry out any other assignments given by Manager operational analysis or supervisor.

Key Result Areas:
  • Analyzed information and drafted intelligence reports.
  • Up to date database of suspicious transactions reports (STR’s) large cash transactions (LCT’S) or monetary transaction reports, and cross border movement of cash and bearer negotiable instruments (BNI’s).
  • Up dated and reviewed information from other sources.
  • Drafted reports on any ad-hoc assignment

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Financial Intelligence Authority Operational Analysis Officer job opportunity must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Public/Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Law or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Masters in either Public /Business, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics or related field is an added advantage.
  • And any other relevant discipline.
  • Three years’ work experience in a financial institution , government agency, international organisation or relevant private or public sector organisation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Authority’s vision, mission and objectives;
  • Knowledge of the Anti-Money Laundering act, 2013, the Anti-Terrorism Act and respective regulation;
  • Knowledge of international AML/CFT legislations and regulations including the International protocols, instruments, frameworks and systems and FATF Recommendations;
  • Accounting knowledge;
  • Financial analytical, research and investigative skills;
  • IT skills;
  • Good communication skills ( verbal , written ,report writing) skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge to share skills and knowledge with others
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks and manage high workloads
  • Person of high integrity.
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • Works well under pressure and ability to deadlines ;
  • Self-motivated and dependable ;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants send their applications which should  include:
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) photocopied and submitted in triplicate (3 copies).
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3 copies)
  • Current and Expected Remuneration.
  • Contact Information of three references with emails and phone numbers.

All applications should be addressed and hand delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Financial Intelligence Authority
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers (Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM

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