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KYC Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03953
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
A global foreign bank is looking for a KYC Analyst for a 4 month project. The KYC Analyst will be:

 Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting research on new and existing clients, obtaining company KYC data from public sources
  • Liaising with the client and front & middle office staff to obtain required KYC and legal documentation prior to client set-up
  • Entering and maintaining customer data and documents into the client onboarding database
  • Collect and verify information from public sources, clients and the business groups we support. All documentation gathered should be from reputable sources and meet the acceptability guidelines.
  • Identify red flag and high risk triggers and escalate to the Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) department where necessary.
  • Communicate directly with front office sales and trading staff, business client relationship teams, external clients, and compliance teams on a daily basis
  • Ensure tasks and in flight cases are effectively managed and completed within the agreed time frames 
About you
You will have:
  • Minimum education; Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in a similar role or an equivalent operational or client service role with primary focus on remediation projects would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a similar role from within a large financial institution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of US KYC/AML rules and regulations. Exposure to other international jurisdictions is also highly desirable.
  • Intermediate level of computer literacy in basic applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).
  • Experience interacting with all levels of staff including senior management in both the business and support groups.
  • Previous experience and enjoyment working in a team environment.
  • Ability to grasp complex issues and the possession of strong analytical skills.

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