KYC Compliance Analyst

Jameson Legal
London, United Kingdom
May 08, 2022
May 17, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our Client, a global energy company primarily focused on trading and distributing energy products worldwide is looking for a KYC Analyst to join their centralised Due Diligence team. The right candidate will be tasked with ensuring KYC policy is adhered to in every jurisdiction in which they operate. The company has a flat, meritocratic management structure with a strong belief in professional development.

The ability to work proactively is essential from day one: the successful candidate will be required to identify where KYC procedure is required, rather than simply following protocol on designated cases.

Role requirements:
  • Completing assigned tasks as part of onboarding, regular and event-driven review of counterparts
  • Carrying out sanctions, PEP and Adverse Media screening in accordance with company policy and escalate if necessary
  • Showing initiative when it comes to completing KYC checks with repeat clients
  • Collecting and verifying information from potential customers
  • Overseeing your own caseload by tracking with business owners to ensure the timely completion of cases
  • Arbitrating with owners and management to identify and tackle issues as they arise
  • Ensuring outcomes of due diligence are properly recorded
  • Completing additional duties delegated by the Senior KYC Analyst
  • Working with the global Compliance team

Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in KYC and Due Diligence
  • Experience conducting sanctions, PEP and Media screening
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of working in an investment bank or trading environment

Personal Characteristics:
  • Highly responsive, proactive, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to establish and deliver on priorities
  • Can work independently
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High level of personal integrity

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact Thomas Moore in the Jameson Legal London office.

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