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KYC Team Lead
Ref No.: 18-02834
Location: New York City, New York
Position Type:Contract to Hire
The KYC/EDD Team Lead is focused on completing KYC on new client relationships, onboarding incremental business to existing relationships, and ensuring renewals and remediation projects are completed in accordance with the banks due diligence policies, standards and established timelines.  
Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of professionals responsible for completing KYC and EDD
  • Perform resource and capacity analysis to ensure KYC is completed timely
  • Monitor productivity and ensure KYC is completed in accordance with high quality standards
  • Partner with key stakeholders to identify and drive process improvements, procedural improvements and efficiencies
  • Liaise with Sales, Bankers, Relationship Managers and clients directly to acquire KYC documentation
  • Discuss complex issues surrounding client types and structures, financial products and services, and other AML risk-related issues with Compliance
Qualifications:
  • We are looking for high performing candidates interested in a challenging new opportunity.
  • Previous experience in Operations Management
  • Knowledge of KYC, CDD, EDD and Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance processes
  • Self-starter, capable of working under minimum supervision
  • Adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in high-pressure environment
  • Results oriented team player with strong problem solving ability
  • Adherence to controls and standards
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor's degree or work equivalent experience