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DATE ADDED: Tue 09/10/2018

Know Your Customer (KYC) Analyst - New York

New York, USA


Job Description
Know Your Customer (KYC) Analyst - New York

What's the Role?

We have a very exciting opportunity for an Independent Contractor with experience in KYC and CDD to join on a project basis.

Tell Me More

Start date: November intakes

Duration: Until June 2019

Location: New York

You must have valid right to work in the United States of America.

Your day-to-day activities will include

  • Gather, review and record KYC documentation and ensure paperwork is retained in line with company policy for client onboarding and/or CDD/EDD refresh of customer information.
  • Conduct sanction and/or Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening and identify and investigate any risks.
  • Apply diligence in reviewing files to identify deficiencies, discrepancies and omissions.
  • Prepare investigation notes and clearly articulate method of investigation and details of relevant findings.
  • Independently recommend escalation or case closure to Team Lead or client personnel.
  • Develop and maintain productive and professional working relationships with colleagues and clients.

What Knowledge & Skills We Need

  • Strong analytical skills to apply quantitative and qualitative research for each investigation.
  • Excellent problem solving, issue resolution, research, writing, and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and sound judgment are a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills to discuss progress and status (to both internal colleagues and external clients).
  • Demonstrate organizational skills to multi-task multiple priorities.
  • Adapt quickly to changing priorities as a result of change in project focus and/or shifting deadlines.
  • Utilize surrounding resources such as technology to solve complex problems.
  • Effective time management skills to develop and execute work plans within time constraints.

What Professional Experience We Need

  • Bachelor's degree required, JD or Masters preferred.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of compliance experience in the banking industry, Foreign Banking Organization (FBO) experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant laws and regulations (USA Patriot Act, AML, FFIEC - KYC, CDD/EDD).
  • Exposure and/or working knowledge of various KYC systems used in the industry.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel (filtering, sorting, pivot tables), Internet search techniques.
  • Written and verbal proficiency in the English language is required. Additional language proficiencies are a plus.
  • CAMS certification is a plus.

Role: Know Your Customer (KYC) Analyst - New York
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Location: New York,

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