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Senior KYC specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: US$80000 - US$110000 per year
  • Job reference: 275291/001_1550706000
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Compliance
  • Date posted: 20/02/2019

My client is a global bank that is currently looking for a Senior KYC specialist to help manage the day to day KYC program and ensure it is compliant with regulatory requirements in line with the Bank's Policy and procedure. Workin out of their Los Angeles Office, this Senior KYC specialist will report to the KYC team lead and be responsible for reviewing Know Your Customer (KYC) reviews of customer onboarding documentation, and support review of new and existing customer KYC files.


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Support the KYC Team lead and work with the KYC Team analysts to perform KYC file reviews related new and existing customers

  • Must have a detailed understanding of anti-money laundering legislation in particular: Know Your customer due diligence

  • Review and analysis of customer risk rating increases and decreases

  • Participate in Team meetings where presentations may be required

  • Prepare document and review KYC related reports

  • drive high quality and timely completion of all due diligence requirements at the onset and refresh of KYC due diligence review.

  • Must proactively and effectively address any issues to the AML/OFAC officer that might be escalated by either internal or external customers.

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving of the KYC due diligence documents and escalate to the AML/OFAC Officer for any relationship termination recommendation in timely manner.

  • Must fulfill required additional, relevant, tasks appropriated to the role and departmental requirements and ad-hoc projects.

Job Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of client onboarding AML, KYC and EDD.

  • Possesses strong understanding of banking and its product and services, etc.

  • Change management experience helpful, but not required.

  • Self-motivated and can work independently.

  • Must be excellent in details and follow up skills.

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