FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

KYC Analyst/Associate

My client is a Powerhouse in Investment Banking who is looking to recruit a KYC Analyst to work within the Client Account Approval team, conducting KYC reviews on new clients in accordance with the firm's Client Identification Programme. The successful candidate will join a group of experienced professionals as a key member of the team and manage ad-hoc KYC projects relating to account opening.

JOB TEXT

My client is a Powerhouse in Investment Banking who is looking to recruit a KYC Analyst to work within the Client Account Approval team, conducting KYC reviews on new clients in accordance with the firm's Client Identification Programme. The successful candidate will join a group of experienced professionals as a key member of the team and manage ad-hoc KYC projects relating to account opening.

There are two roles, one for Analyst and another for Associate, so please apply for all levels

Department Overview:

The Client Account Approval team consists of 5 people based in London who are responsible for conducting KYC due diligence on new clients that are considered by the KYC Policy to be either Medium or High risk. The team covers a wide range of jurisdictions and client types including complex legal structures, such as unregulated funds, trusts, partnerships and special purpose vehicles.

Role Description:

* KYC Analyst to work within the Client Account Approval team, conducting KYC reviews on new clients in accordance with the firm's Client Identification Programme.
* Will join a group of experienced professionals as a key member of the team.
* Manage ad-hoc KYC projects relating to account opening.
Key objectives critical to success:

* Responsible for validating KYC documentation and advising business on AML/MiFID issues.
* Manage relationships with sales, onboarding and Compliance to ensure the timely collection of documentation and completion of due diligence.
* Identification and escalation of Politically Exposed Persons associated with medium and high-risk clients.
* Completion of enhanced due diligence searches for clients and principals associated to medium and high-risk clients.
* Manage ad-hoc projects relating to account opening and wider KYC function.
Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

* Educated to degree level.
* Strong AML/KYC experience.
* Proven experience in an Investment Bank within a Compliance/KYC team.
* Good understanding of MiFID categorisation.
* Self-starter who can work under pressure to a high level of accuracy.
* Good at multitasking and managing a high number of priorities.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* A team player, possessing ability to build relationships and partnerships.

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  • GBP45000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 15 Dec 17