Onboarding and KYC Competence Centre Specialist

A KYC role focused on end-to-end periodic review liaising with client advisors

Your new company

The company is a leading global financial service firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The firm's employee serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, and individual from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Your new role

Are you incredibly organised with an eye for detail? Do you have a high client service orientation and a high risk awareness? Do you like working with colleagues across the organisation and are you good with stakeholder management? We're looking for someone like that to:

  • Act as an Onboarding & KYC Advisor to client advisor on onboarding and Periodic KYC Review (PKR) cases across the WM. Explain KYC requirements and support client advisor through the onboarding/account opening and PKR processes.
  • Handle case preparation by preparing documents/forms relevant for onboarding and reviewing external client forms to ensure document quality control.
  • Responsible for timely reply on client advisor queries. Facilitate exceptional handling on risk-based approach, and coordinate with Business and Financial Crime / Compliance for signoff.
  • Perform background check screening on the client, create client profile with client advisor, and gather corroboration evidence material. Support client advisor to ensure regulatory compliance of submitted materials from client and client advisor themselves.
  • Handle Periodic KYC Review (PKR) case review from start to end, including client profile updates after consulting with client advisor. Further, perform KYC profile checking activities linked to client onboarding requests and ensure client KYC information consistency with PKR Quality Checks.
  • Support client advisor on non-KYC aspects of PKR (i.e. file conversion for archival, raise additional name search request to middle office, escalate for Due Diligence Officer (DDO) review, PKR case manager management…)
  • Think flexibly to propose new ideas and contribute to continuous improvement of processes and services.

What you'll need to succeed

  • 2 to 6 years of experience in Wealth management Periodic KYC Review and/or Onboarding.
  • Proven experience in client service (ideally in banking). Highly proactive and diligent in follow up and follow through. Client focused, organised at bundling of requests and sensible on turnaround time.
  • Good communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate to various levels of the organisation
  • Broad understanding of KYC/AML and have a general sense of risk awareness together with a structured and logical approach to analysis and problem-solving. Risk conscious with emphasis on sensitive data sharing.

What you'll get in return

  • Be part of a Top-Tier Bank in Hong Kong
  • Career development and top-notch employee opportunity
  • Work with a team that shares a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward your latest resume to Daniel.Lu@hays.com.my

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career at +603 7611 8666.



Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services

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Talk to Daniel Lu, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Singapore
#27-20 UOB Plaza 2, 80 Raffles Place

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