Compliance and Regulation Officers Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) is a government agency created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective of identifying the proceeds of crime, combating money laundering, and fighting the financing of terrorism.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, FRC is seeking to recruit qualified and competent personnel to fill the folowing position:


REF: CL1/06/2020



The Compliance and Regulation Officer will report to the Senior Compliance and Regulation Officer.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:-

i. Registering reporting institutions;

ii. Developing compliance programmes and tools;

iii. Monitoring compliance to the Act by the reporting institutions;

iv. Inspection of reporting institutions to ensure compliance with the Act;

v. Undertaking investigations by the Centre under the Act;

vi. Liaising with regulatory/supervisory bodies and exchanging information on compliance;

vii. Sharing of compliance reports for regulatory action;

viii. Undertaking AML/CFT training and awareness raising; and

ix. Generating advisory reports on compliance and regulation.

Person Specifications

i. Bachelors’ Degree in law, Business Management, Accounts, Economics, Finance or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

ii. Working experience in banking, capital markets, insurance, pension management, SACCOs, real estate, or gaming, will be an added advantage;

iii. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

iv. Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Strong communication and reporting skills

ii. Good interpersonal skills

iii. Demonstrate good analytical and problem solving skills;

iv. High level of judgement and integrity;

v. Proficiency in computer applications;

vi. Good knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering or Countering the Financing of Terrorism regime; and

vii. Good understanding of compliance framework; and

viii. Discretion in handling confidential information.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria for any of the above positions, please complete the Employment Application Form available at our website HERE, and submit this form together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and your Curriculum Vitae, including among other details, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

To be considered, your application MUST be received online via no later than 14th September 2020, 500pm.

Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.

FRC is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans, Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any manner will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce during interviews the originals of their National Identity Card / Passport, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and current compliance certificates for the requirements as stipulated in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.


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Updated: August 31, 2020 — 11:18 am