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Associate, Client Onboarding/ KYC, Foreign Corp Bank

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
HKD50000.0 - HKD55000.0 per month
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your new company

A Foreign Corporate Bank is looking for Associate with KYC/ CDD and Client Onboarding experience. The ideal candidate will be the single point of contact for the onboarding journey assisting in escalation management related to Asia clients, and in discussions on KYC requirements. The team's primary responsibilities are to proactively source and collate information/documentation that expedites the completion of the internal and regulatory due diligence processes.

Your new role

  • Coordinate and facilitate new client requests across Capital Markets and conduct KYC, CDD, account documentation and account opening processing
  • Oversee the client onboarding process from the start of the request to the finalisation of the account opening, ensuring all partner groups involved in the process adhere to the appropriate level of information exchange, priority setting, and collaboration, while maintaining transparency about the status of the request to the Line of Business and the client
  • Serve as a single point of contact throughout the client onboarding journey and data gathering for clients, the Line of Business, and all auxiliary functions (both local and global) such as Legal, Credit, Compliance, AML, Tax, Central New Accounts, and Operations
  • Enhance the client's journey when establishing a relationship with the bank by streamlining the process and making it more transparent and efficient.
  • Assist with KYC requirements, perform analysis, and ensure the quality of profiles.
  • Offer advice to the Line of Business and support areas to address client or specific market segment/regulatory onboarding issues and challenges.

What you'll need to succeed

  • 6 + years of relevant experience with renowned international financial institutions in Client Onboarding, Compliance/AML or Front Office role in Investment Banking or Capital Markets
  • An undergraduate/master degree in Finance, International Business, or Business Law
  • Solid client onboarding, KYC, AML and remediation work in key US, EMEA and APAC jurisdictions within an international financial institution, preferably in Investment Banking and Capital Markets
  • Advance knowledge of trading products across Capital Markets, e.g. fixed income, foreign exchange, equities, commodities, securitized products and trade finance businesses is a must.
  • Knowledge of international master framework agreements for OTC derivatives, Repo, securitized products, listed derivatives and equities.
  • Familiarity with major trading systems such as Calypso, WSS, Murex, TOMS and ICI.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click apply now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Hailey Tai now @ 22307491. Alternatively, you can also share with Hailey your updated CV to

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