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Job Overview:

We welcome high-calibre candidates who have experience in AML/KYC or client onboarding in financial institutions, and show interest in working in a fast-paced fintech environment. As a KYC Associate, you would act as a reviewer to conduct due-diligence on corporate clients of all risk ratings and high-risk individuals. You will play a critical role in ensuring our operations adhere to global compliance standards and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform Due Dilgence for corporate clients and Enhanced Due Dilgence for high-risk individuals, including PEPs, Adverse News, Sanctions, and other ML risk factors. Process account opening/ periodic reviews, maintenance requests and static data updating requests in a timely manner

  • Ensure all documentation received is updated, accurate and completed.

  • Analyze high-risk individual profiles to identify gaps in SOW information and corroboration.

  • Perform name screening and desktop search on subject clients and their related parties. Ensure all the alert clearance records are properly documented with reasonable rationale.

  • Identify ML risk associated with the client profile and write up an escalation report to Compliance/ RO when necessary.

  • Comprehend AML/CFT regulation and internal group policy in order to advise the Sales and Customer Service team regarding KYC matters during client onboarding process

  • Collaborate with technology teams to enhance KYC and risk assessment tools and processes.

  • Assist with ad-hoc projects in relation to KYC matters during the client's lifecycle

  • Collaborate with team members and act as checker to ensure KYC completion of corporate clients

Job Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in banks, forex / currency exchanges with account opening & periodic reviews experience

  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent

  • Familiar in performing CDD reviews/ screening via system

  • Familiar in AML/KYC/Regulatory requirements which adhere to global standard

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.

  • Possess strong communication and analytical skills

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and eager to improve existing processes

  • Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work well under pressure

  • English and Mandarin are essential

Senior KYC Associate

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