Compliance KYC Specialist

Recruiter
Pertemps
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A financial services company in central London is currently seeking 4 experienced KYC Compliance Specialists at their offices in Central London for a 4-6 week project working in partnership with a Japanese company specialising in BITCOIN.

This is an interim position to start ASAP until mid March and will pay between £180 and £230 per day LTD Co dependant on experience.

The KYC specialist will be responsible for completing periodic Know-Your-Customer ("KYC") reviews of existing clients in accordance with internal policies and the applicable regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include:
  • Review existing client data to ensure information is complete and accurate
  • KYC risk assessment
  • Liaise with the client to gather information and supporting documentation
  • Independent verification of information supplied
  • Perform Enhanced due diligence on high risk clients
  • Perform sanctions/PEP screening
  • Monitor material changes to clients' profiles

The ideal KYC Specialist will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Previous AML/KYC experience within a Financial Services institution
  • Understanding of Money Laundering Regulations and JMLSG guidance
  • Knowledge of various corporate structures (i.e. Trusts, partnerships..)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Good MS Office skills

ONLY SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

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