Associate- KYC, Operations

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 20 Nov 17 2017-11-20

* Leading Investment Bank * Stable Environment * Competitive Remuneration

Our client, a leading investment bank, is looking for an Associate- KYC under operations team. This team has a regional exposure covering the controls against money laundering and terrorist financing for different entities of the bank.


  • Perform KYC on new and existing clients according to internal KYC/AML requirements and regulatory requirements
  • Perform due diligence on Global Markets, Prime Brokerage and Investment Banking clients
  • Provide guidance and advice to the KYC analyst to complete the KYC
  • Quality check KYC performed by the KYC analyst
  • Liaise with Compliance on final KYC approval
  • Work closely with Client Onboarding Team, Sales Desk and Compliance to resolve issues
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders
  • Provide regional support for queries and escalation from Business and stakeholders
  • Manage MI to ensure data integrity and timely delivery of MI reports
  • Assist the KYC manager to manage the KYC analysts and the daily prioritization
  • Assist the KYC manager on the ad-hoc projects from management and business
  • Assist the Rolling Review team to perform review on existing clients
  • Responsible for internal and external audit coordination


  • University graduated in Finance, Business Administration or relevant disciplines.
  • At least 5 years experience in client on-boarding, compliance or risk management from investment banking environments.
  • Strong subject matter expertise in banking, fiduciary regulations, risks, operations and anti-money laundering.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with both internal and external parties.
  • Understand the products, systems and customers of Global Markets.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical abilities, oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese.