Verification Officer

Suitably qualified persons are invited to submit applications to fill the following position: Verification Officer - Contract


General Accountability

The Verification Officer is responsible for an audit of transactions processed by the distribution channels within the organization to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements (AML, CFT and CBTT) to mitigate against potential operational, reputational or financial risks.


Key Responsibilities

Analyze transactions processed by IC’s/Agents/EDC against the On-Demand and other Online Reports to ensure that all AML/CFT guidelines have been adhered to and insert annotations on the respective reports.


  • To ensure that work received from the IC’s/Agents is in accordance with stipulated guidelines policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory requirements:
  1. Customer Service Activities:

Reputational Risk

  • Agents (internal and online)

Regulatory Risk

  • Onboarding of New Customers
  • New Accounts
  • Registration Updates
  • Confirm that all pre-requisite documents, inclusive of tax documents are included in all Onboarded customers and updates are supported by the relevant documentation

Operational and Financial

  • Collaterals- assigned, amended and deleted
  • Collaterals- Financial and Immigration assignments (TT &USD)
  • Cards- Associations and Activations (new and renewal)
  • Addition/Deletion of Beneficiaries
  • Addition/deletion of Joint Holders
  • Joint holder declaration forms
  • Insertion of comments and cautions
  • Insertion/Deletion of Alternate addresses
  • UTCID Merges


Teller Activities:

  1. Financial Risk

 All Sale types, Cash and cheque repurchase reports

  1. TT Sales Batches
  2. USD Sales Batches
  3. Control Sheets (TT&USD)
  4. Transaction Activity Report
  5. AML Reports
  6. US Float Control Sheets
  7. Cash Repurchases


  •   Data Entry Activities:
  •   Financial Risk
  1. TT Sales Batches
  2. USD Sales Batches
  3. Control Sheets (TT&USD)
  4. Transaction Activity Report
  5. AML Reports
  6. ATM deposits
  7. Fast Deposit
  8. Transfers
  9. Adjustments (all types inclusive of RTGS, Wire Transfers, Dishonored cheques and ACH)
  10. Cheque Usage Report
  11. Agents Batches
  12. Standing Orders/Salary Deductions
  13. Cheque Cancellations
  14. Manual Cheques


Analyze transactions processed by IC/Agents/EDC to ensure appropriate authorization was received and that all documentation was submitted.

  • Ensure that transactions are duly authorized based on value and transaction type


Ensure that all pre-requisite documents for newly onboarded customers are included in the Day’s work for verification without exception

  • To ensure that All pre-requisite documents, inclusive of relevant tax documents, pre-screening and Risk Matrix are submitted for individual (local and foreign) and Institution Investors (local and foreign).


Ensure that all pre-requisite documents for updates on existing customer’s profiles are included in the Day’s work for verification.

  • All pre-requisite documents are submitted for individual (local and foreign) and Institution Investors (local and foreign).


Follow up with IC’s/Agents to ensure that any outstanding information/customer amendments is received and resubmitted

  • To ensure that all outstanding documents are received from the IC/ Agent within an agreed time frame.


Prepare Error and/or Exception logs for verification work for assigned ICs and/or Agents 

  • To ensure that errors and/or exceptions are recorded and submitted for corrective action by the IC’s/ Agents.


Provide support in the Risk Control (RCSA) testing of processes.

  • Test transactions against approved processes to ensure compliance.


The selected candidate must possess the following combination of qualifications, skills, training and experience:

  • Passes in five (5) GCE Ordinary Level/ CXC/CSEC Ordinary Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics at General Proficiency Grades 1, 2 or 3 with a maximum of 2 subjects at Grade 3
  • Two (2) GCE/CAPE Advanced Level subjects
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a similar role preferably at a Financial institution
  • Suitable combination of training and experience
  • High confidentiality and integrity
  • Passion for delivering excellent customer service
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information and data received
  • Excellent telephone and office etiquette
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of Products
  • Ability to work in teams



All applications should be submitted no later than February 25, 2021

Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Two (2) years'
Your Education Level
Secondary Education
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