KYC Analyst

Job Reference: CWS-152010622

Location: London ( Hybrid ) 

Type: Full Time

Start date: ASAP

End date: xxxx

KYC Analyst

My international financial client seeks a KYC ( Know your customer ) Analyst to join the team on a contract assignment ( Inside IR35 ) This is a hybrid role with a mix of on-onsite and off-site working.

Tasks & responsibilities of the KYC Analyst

  • Ownership front to back of CBL/CBF KYC process for RM/Sales function
  • Initial outreach to client requesting documentation
  • Uploading data to compliance portal and managing life cycle of KYC to completion
  • Dealing with client queries and questions on CBL/CBF KYC process
  • Dealing with Compliance queries/challenges on specific KYC cases
  • Negotiating with client and compliance on achieving acceptable compromise position where a client cannot or will not provide standard KYC docs
  • Track using the KYC Tool, current status of KYC , reporting to management and to be able to identify and escalate issues quickly, including identifying bottlenecks and highlighting poor turnaround times (both internal and external ) to expediate resolution of all outstanding KYC cases
  • Regular calls/meeting with Account Admin teams in Luxembourg (Lux) and Frankfurt (FFT)
  • Regular calls/meeting with Compliance (Ldn, Lux and FFT) to discuss progress and surface any issues
  • Regular calls/meeting with Regional Director UK and team to report on progress
  • Identify areas of process improvement to make the overall KYC process more efficient


Schedule of Work


  • In period to end of year, close all remaining open KYC cases to satisfaction of all internal stakeholders, approx. 180 cases
  • Maintain and upload all data to KYC tool for tracking purposes
  • Ensure all reporting is done on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to track against overall target
  • Close out any open issues with either client of compliance to ensure that all cases can be closed
  • Prioritize all High risk KYC cases and any open control plans to be agreed with Compliance
  • Identify at least three key areas of process improvement to streamline KYC


Qualifications/required skills

  • Excellent communications and presentational skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to innovate and simplify current processes and practices
  • Strong team player willing to cooperate with multiple colleagues across departments and office locations
  • Good knowledge of MS office. Excel and PowerPoint in particular
  • Adaptability, ability to work in team, multitasking
  • Business proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory. Knowledge of any other European language would be an asset.
  • Max. file size: 16 MB.
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