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Investment Operations Specialist - KYC (4823) (Base in Beijing)

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
New York, United States
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Investment Operations Specialist - KYC (4823) (Base in Beijing)
Ref. Number: 22139
Department: Implementation Monitoring Department
Job Type: Global Recruitment
Posting Date: Sep. 19, 2022
Closing Date: Oct. 10, 2022

Investment Operations Specialist - KYC

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow-infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 105 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients' needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

The Implementation Monitoring Department (IMD) seeks an Investment Operations Specialist - Know Your Counterparty (KYC) with extensive experience in financial crime risk, including Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT) as well as expertise in international financial and economic sanctions to support IMD and Investment Operations Departments (IOs) on KYC/Financial Crime & Integrity Due Diligence (FCIDD) activities. This position plays an important role in leading and advising KYC requirements for Bank's investment operations. The specialist reports to Head of Middle Office, IMD and is supervised by the Head of Compliance and Integrity Risk, Risk Management Department (RMD).

Responsibilities:
As the focal point of KYC/FCIDD for IMD and IOs, they will be primarily responsible for the the following:
  • Coordinate the entire process of KYC/FCIDD for on-boarding of new counterparties (and connected parties) of investment projects & programs of the Bank; ensure the work is effectively completed with the support of system, database and external consulting resource.
  • Coordinate the entire process of KYC/FCIDD and periodic review as part of the on-going monitoring/updating of existing investment projects & programs of the Bank; ensure the work is properly completed as per KYC/FCIDD Administrative Guidance (AG).
  • Provide guidance and oversight to the KYC outsource services provider with respect to policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the quality, accuracy and completeness of KYC/FCIDD requirements and outputs by regularly p erforming quality assurance (QA) on KYC files to ensure accuracy and completeness in compliance with KYC AG.
  • Continuously monitor trigger events including but not limited to counterparties' material changes, adverse media, or irregular activities.
  • Work closely with IMD staff, IOs and Compliance team. Escalate issues and eliminate road-locks under the KYC [NOTE: Okay to add?] AG and Compliance guidance.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of relevant policies, guidelines, operating manuals and tools.
  • Develop and provide training to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Work closely with IT team and vendors to enhance KYC systems.
  • Keep abreast of latest regulatory developments and KYC-related policy & practice of other development partners.
  • Mentor and train junior staff as needed.

Requirements:
  • Minimum 10 years of subject matter experience in AML/KYC/FCIDD, and different financial/economic sanctions regimes in a leading international bank, preferably a multilateral development bank or international organization.
  • Master's degree in law, business administration, finance, international studies, or English from a reputable university.
  • Relevant professional designation or certification in a related field ideally complemented by a professional designation from an international compliance association (ICA)/ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)/ Certified Compliance Officer / Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) would be an advantage.
  • Strong understanding of KYC IT systems/tools.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, prioritize effectively and remain detail-oriented while adhering to deadlines.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse team and internal and external stakeholders to achieve effective results.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, including the ability to prepare, present, and discuss recommendations clearly and concisely.
  • High level of organizational skills, critical thinking and customer service skills, and excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office and other relevant software.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Join in AIIB's mission to promote sustainable infrastructure investments and to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.


Job ID  22139_39178872969_4
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