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KYC Specialist

Amber Group
Taiwan, Taipei
Posted 1 day ago Permanent open
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Vivian Guo
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Amber is a leading digital asset service company founded in Asia (2017) and operating in over 100 countries. Amber has achieved significant team, revenue, and valuation growth in 4 years. Our team is building the future of digital wealth through sharp execution of our global strategy. Amber is a 500-person digital-native firm with an inspiring culture and a sharp focus on execution. We have three business lines which correspond to the three explosive growing fields:

Job Title: KYC Specialist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct customer due diligence/enhanced due diligence reviews and research for clients, as part of the firm’s AML/CFT Compliance program;
  • Analysis of accounts and client information according to prescribed internal control policies and procedures;
  • Identification and production of information required to satisfy firm KYC due diligence policies and processes;
  • Develop, maintain, review and enhance AML & compliance related policies and procedures as well as proper control to ensure that the Bank’s activities are in compliance with the latest regulatory requirements;
  • Provide AML regulatory guidance and direction in respect to clients who /which pose high AML risks and the appropriate due diligence is conducted;
  • Support in day-to-day handling of AML matters (including activities in relation to PEP, periodic reviews, AML committee, AML advisory support to business functions on AML/CFT policies and procedures, etc);
  • Assist in preparing AML committee agenda and minutes;
  • Understand technical aspects of systems and controls relevant to Customer Due Diligence, Client Risk Assessment, Name and Transaction Screening, Transaction Monitoring/ AML Surveillance, and support disposition, selection, calibration and tuning of rules and scenarios;
  • Participate in the Amber Group’s ad-hoc compliance projects and provide compliance support.

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in undertaking AML / KYC reviews within a financial institution;
  • Working knowledge of AML, regulatory compliance and controls within the banking, financial services or fintech;
  • Excellent research and communication skills; fluency in English required. Ability in a third language would be advantageous;
  • Minimum of a B.A. degree;
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills. Strong teamwork, organizational, complex problem resolution and initiative;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office tools and other software.

 

Good to have (Optional):

  • ACAMS or relevant certification;
  • Enforcement/ regulatory/ regulatory liaison experience.
     
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