Client On-Boarding Officer

KennedyPearce Consulting
City of London, London
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

City based FCA authorised and regulated FX broker, are looking for an enthusiastic, hard working and diligent client onboarding officer. You will be required to conduct full KYC/AML checks on all new clients in accordance with internal procedures and regulatory requirements.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Take ownership for the end to end onboarding process of new clients and third parties to include fulfilment of AML & KYC requirements.
  • Stay current with all regulatory changes and requirements around client KYC and suitability.
  • Identify and conduct PEP/Sanction screenings
  • Update and maintain client information and documentation
  • Liase with sales team and compliance
  • Conduct desktop investigations of clients utilising all available internal/external systems
  • Produce Management Information reports for senior management
  • Establish and set up trade conditions with our trading systems
  • Provide assistance to develop, maintain and improve CRM
  • Assist in preparation of various client on-boarding procedures/manuals

Essential Skills & Experience

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience with KYC/AML in a financial institution
  • Client data handling and client services experience
  • Team driven and results orientated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical mind set as well as being able to plan and organise yourself
  • Self-motivated and assertive with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confident and proactive in communicating with people at all levels
  • Able to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Exercise sound judgement and observe the highest degree of confidentiality

Desirable skills/Experience

  • Understanding of complex corporate structures ( both foreign and domestic such as funds, trusts, partnerships and SPVs
  • Working towards or interest in understanding KYC/AML qualifications
  • Language skills would be beneficial - in particular Mandarin