Compliance Specialist - Governance Advisory & Projects

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
  • Updated on: 19 Sep 18


About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Compliance Specialist - Governance Advisory & Projects, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Summary:
Responsible for the Advisory of policies, procedures, regulatory changes for both local and international environments. Take ownership of spreading and improving compliance culture and practices.

Role Description:
  • Responsible for compliance advisory services relating to policies and procedures for domestic and international operations.
  • Take ownership of tracking Tax Compliance Programs - working with Client Services to validate and update documents.
  • Supporting departments with Tax Compliance Programs compliance advisory.
  • Respond to internal and external inquiries related to Tax Compliance Programs.
  • Contribute to the set-up and review of internal governance structures.
  • Drafting of Corporate Governance methodology for banking projects.
  • Maintain and update the governance framework, monitoring compliance, coordinating governance committee and board member meetings, establishing and maintaining a record of operational procedures manuals, and analyzing monthly reports.
  • Identify the regulatory changes in Qatar that impact the Group's compliance (including Tax Compliance) risk, allowing for updates to the referenced charter, plan and policy manuals.
  • Report on a regular basis to the Head of Advisory, Governance and awareness regarding non- compliance risks, identified breaches and corrective action taken pertaining to the Group's activities, for onward reporting to the Group Audit & Compliance Committee.
  • Ensure that new products and services as well as all new/ amended Group policies, manuals and procedures are applicable to the Group's operations are vetted from a compliance perspective.
  • Review all the new issued policies and procedures and provide advice on the non-compliance risk aspects, legal and internal control fundamentals

  • Bachelor degree with relevant professional qualifications such CAMS, CISI or CFE.
  • FATCA Compliance experience
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in a major banking institution or regulatory agency.
  • In depth knowledge of banking policies/ procedures, regulatory and best practice pronouncements pertaining to compliance, Governance and tax programs.
  • Knowledge of Regulation is an essential (Liquidity risk management, Credit risk management, Market risk management, Asset and liability Management, Banking or asset management industry and products.
  • Fluent English and Arabic is essential.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV

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