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Experience: 3 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
To continue in an Analyst function, take initiative and go beyond what is expected of me in order to excel in what I do, and hopefully be able to suggest ways in which to improve processes in the long term.
Jun 2013 – Current Advisory Analyst: Risk & Compliance, Red Note Consultancy, Kingdom of Bahrain
Leads the Compliance/AML & Risk Management advisory function; covering credit, treasury, Islamic finance and operations. Assists clients with the optimization and management of financial risks emerging from statutory reporting requirements, market volatility and shifting regulations; along with operational risks associated with external business relationships and compliance, as per best practice guidelines of Basel/Central Bank of Bahrain regulations. Assists with AML Compliance Training, on the identification and reporting of suspicious transactions.
Feb – Jun 2013 Compliance Assistant, Arab Banking Corporation, Kingdom of Bahrain
Assisted the Compliance Officer and MLRO with the development of the banks’ compliance manual ensuring that the bank and its employees adhered to the rules and regulations set by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Obtained documentary proof of suspicious transactions and ensured effective record keeping of suspicious transactions identified and reported to Central Bank of Bahrain. Performed customer due diligence for PEPs, monitoring their activity and screening them using the DOW Jones database.
May – Aug 2011/2 Analyst, Alubaf Arab International Bank, Kingdom of Bahrain
Worked as an analyst in the Risk Management & Compliance department assisting in the implementation and refinement of the banks’ Credit Risk
Management framework. Conducted economic research, and compiled country risk profiles and factsheets detailing the risks of the various countries the bank dealt with.
May - Aug 2010 Summer Trainee, Ernst & Young, Kingdom of Bahrain
Worked under a project manager for a regional telecommunications client, executing various tasks for the Performance Improvement
Department, such as participating in business development initiatives and conducting client interviews.
May - Aug 2009 Summer Analyst, JP Morgan Chase, Kingdom of Bahrain
Supported back office operations by reconciling bank statements and flows from front office transactions. Monitored the activity of staff expenditure on corporate cards and compiled daily reports on spending. Obtained a Certificate of Achievement in Compliance Education after successfully passing the Compliance Training Module.
European Business School, London, UK | September 2014
MSc Global Banking & Finance
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada | December 2012
BA Specialization in Economics
Jan 2015 Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Certification
Chartered Management Institute
Associate (ACMI) May 2013
Apr 2013 Professional Risk Managers' International Association
Associate Professional Risk Manager Certification
Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance
Fundamentals of Financial Risk Management
Oil Treating & Refining
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Transport of Hydrocarbons
Ecological & Environmental
Oil and Gas Pipeline
Oil Field Services