KYC Senior Specialist

Atlas Recruitment Group
Chatham, UK
22 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client based in Chatham is looking for a 'KYC Senior Specialist' to join their growing team.

Your main responsibility will be to support the Manager, KYC Onboarding and Review, in delivering an effective, high quality and efficient service.

This is a full time permanent position, salary £25K-£28K DOE.

Main Duties;
  • Responsible for activities relating to corporate membership including (but not limited to) on-boarding of new, low risk members and third parties, change in controller and converting members. Make recommendations for rejection/approval as appropriate with evidence of decisions
  • To undertake low and medium risk Customer Due Diligence investigations in to and analysis of multi-jurisdictional Members and entities, involving a variety of complex corporate structures, such as Trusts, Partnerships and Financial Institutions.
  • Monitoring business relationships with internal intelligence tools and systems
  • Provide support to the Manager with the monitoring and reporting of members and third parties to Market Services Financial Crime Manager and escalate suspicious activity from overnight screening and transaction monitoring concerning PEPs and sanctioned entities.
  • Reviewing PEP matches, material negative press issues, potential reputational risks, suspicious and unusual cases appropriately for escalation to Financial Crime Management
  • Ensure compliance with Trustee obligations, financial crime and anti-money laundering legislation
  • Assist in the provision of on-going Anti Money Laundering / Customer Due Diligence training and support to colleagues and stakeholders as and when required.
  • Assist in the review and updating of existing procedures and the implementation of regulatory guidelines and process improvements
  • Assist with the completion of the Annual Declaration of Compliance exercise to ensure Members comply with Membership Bylaw requirements

Experience/ Skills;
  • Ability to react to continual changes in market conditions and policies
  • Ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Influencing & negotiating skills
  • Ability to support a culture of continuous process improvement
  • Ability to use IT to analyse complex data
  • Ability to interpret legal and regulatory advice
  • Extensive knowledge of client onboarding requirements
  • Understanding of the risks and issues that impact on the ability of KYC Team.
  • Understanding of business process and systems change tools and best practice principles
  • Experience of working in CDD / AML
  • Experience of stakeholder management

If you have similar experience please apply immediately and I will be in contact.

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