KYC Approver

  • 350-375 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Randstad Sourceright
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

An investment bank in the City of London is looking for a KYC Approver to join their team on a contractual basis


An investment bank in the City of London is seeking a KYC Approver to join their team on a contractual basis.

As a KYC Approver your key tasks will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Providing client identity verification to the Front Office
  • End - to -end quality reviews on new business and existing clients (4 eye)
  • Review all entity types - low to high
  • Sign off on analysts files
  • Provide guidance on improvements to analysts
  • Implement agreed procedures in order to minimise regulatory and reputational risk
  • Ensure issues are escalated as and when required

Skills required:

  • Experience of dealing with all entity types e.g. Hedge funds and SPV’s
  • Extensive investment banking experience in a KYC Approver/QA/QC role
  • Sound understanding of AML KYC principles
  • Solid understanding of JMLSG Guidance Notes and FCA Guidelines
  • Experience of client screening 
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • German language skills (desirable)