Private Bank - KYC VP

Salary
HK$90000 - HK$100000 per month
Location
Hong Kong
Type
Permanent
Workplace
On-site
Published
Jun 25, 2024
Ref
BBBH149504_1719301642
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Our client is a reputable Private Bank with a strong global presence. They are currently seeking for a senior KYC candidate to join the team as a checker. You will be joining a friendly and stable environment along with a promising career path.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of KYC analysts responsible for conducting thorough due diligence on new and existing private banking clients.
  • Oversee the KYC checking process, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, internal policies, and industry best practices.
  • Review and assess client profiles, documentation, and transactions to identify potential risks and escalate any issues or concerns.
  • Stay updated on evolving regulatory requirements and ensure the implementation of necessary changes to KYC procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as Relationship Managers and Compliance Officers, to address KYC-related queries and provide guidance.
  • Conduct periodic quality assurance reviews on completed KYC files to ensure accuracy and adherence to established standards.
  • Provide guidance and support to the KYC team, including training and development opportunities.
  • Maintain strong relationships with relevant external parties, such as regulatory authorities or industry associations, to stay informed on KYC trends and practices.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of KYC policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Participate in internal and external audits and examinations, providing necessary information and supporting documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in KYC within the private banking sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of KYC regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Strong understanding of risk assessment methodologies and customer due diligence procedures.
  • Experience in leading and managing a team, with excellent leadership and coaching skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, or a related field.
  • Professional certification in AML/KYC (e.g., CAMS, ICA) is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex information and identify potential risks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in using KYC-related systems and tools.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of KYC analysts responsible for conducting thorough due diligence on new and existing private banking clients.
  • Oversee the KYC checking process, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, internal policies, and industry best practices.
  • Review and assess client profiles, documentation, and transactions to identify potential risks and escalate any issues or concerns.
  • Stay updated on evolving regulatory requirements and ensure the implementation of necessary changes to KYC procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as Relationship Managers and Compliance Officers, to address KYC-related queries and provide guidance.
  • Conduct periodic quality assurance reviews on completed KYC files to ensure accuracy and adherence to established standards.
  • Maintain strong relationships with relevant external parties, such as regulatory authorities or industry associations, to stay informed on KYC trends and practices.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of AML / KYC policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Participate in internal and external audits and examinations, providing necessary information and supporting documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in KYC within the private banking sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of KYC regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Strong understanding of risk assessment methodologies and customer due diligence procedures.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex information and identify potential risks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Our client offers excellent remuneration package to the right candidate. Interested parties please kindly reach out to Eunice Lee at 3907 0744 / e.lee@gravitasgroup.com for a confidential discussion.

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