Finance and Economics Legal Management & Business Others
3 - 5 Years
June 12, 2019
Senior KYC/AML Specialist
Senior KYC Specialist
Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.
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About the Role:
To meet the continuous increase of global regulatory and tax transparency requirements around customer due diligence, the Citco Group of Companies established a centralized client on-boarding process in order to streamline the KYC data collection and maintenance thereof from customers during their life cycle. For this shared services centre, Citco is looking to recruit an experienced Senior KYC Specialist with knowledge on the legal and regulatory requirements around customer identification when applying anti-money laundering/ countering terrorist financing (AML/CTF). The ideal candidate is familiar with the interpretation of the CDD requirements of relevant law and regulations and with good industry practice.
The Senior KYC Specialist is in charge of applying appropriate CDD on a variety of institutional customers upon analysis of information. In addition, the candidate maintains contacts with various internal managers and provides guidance to customers and other KYC Specialists. This role entails execution of day-to-day operation and controls within the team within the given timeframe.
Job Duties in Brief:
Serving as point of contact for relationship managers and customers
Professional responding to emails and telephone queries
Managing and coaching KYC Specialists
Meeting internal and external clients deliverables
Building and maintaining various internal and external business relationships
Collecting, validating, analyzing and maintaining the KYC documentation of large institutional customers
Regular follow-up with customers
Same day processing of information received
Performing daily controls on outstanding items
Performing timely controls on completed records
Identifying potential risks when carrying out duties
Keep abreast of AML/KYC regulatory development in the financial industry
Performing various administrative tasks
Bachelor/ Master degree in Legal or Business Administration
2 years experience in the fields of AML/CTF and customer services
Experience in fiduciary services, alternative asset servicing and other financial services
Proficient in Microsoft office 2007 or higher (Word, Excel)
Strong proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including oral and written English
Problem solving skills coupled with analytical skills
Good planning and time management skills
ACAMS Certification and knowledge of FATCA and CRS are advantageous
What We Offer:
A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.