Our client is an international, growing, fast-paced institution that delivers high value services and solutions to a wide range of financial institutions. In this role, you will work closely with the compliance team locally and globally and make sure that the institution complies with local laws and regulations on a client level. As a Senior KYC Officer, you will be responsible of developing and executing the KYC strategy and contributing your knowledge to the KYC Department globally and locally.
As a Senior KYC Officer, you will be: * First point of contact with the board of directors, with regards to all KYC queries and High Risk clients * Performing the due diligence on new and existing clients by making an analytical risk assessment * Reaching out to clients for KYC information and explain rules and regulations * Understanding the various distribution channels, and how to ensure compliance with KYC requirements * Continuously improving and implementing KYC frameworks * Continuously seek to improve and streamline the KYC process, including automating and creating efficiencies in the operational KYC process * In close collaboration with Compliance support the gap assessment of revised policies/procedures and in updating the KYC work instructions * Cooperating with Compliance and other stakeholders on CDD Projects * Overseeing * Working together with sales on client due diligence cases that are complicated or cannot be solved in time * Executing periodic and event driven reviews (PEP, UBO, adverse news) and transaction monitoring with support of external databases * Supporting with training and awareness activities for Sales teams
As a Senior KYC Officer, you should have: * Minimum of 6 years Compliance experience within the financial services industry * Business Advisory Approach * Good understanding of complex company structures which operates globally * Legal and compliance knowledge, specific CDD, KYD and AML related * Understanding of Risk Management * Experience with compliance issues with regards to regulatory and governance requirements * Fluency in English, and any other language is a preference * Team player * Strong presenting and leading skills