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KYC Officer

Job description

Sigmar are currently working with a leading Fund Manager in their search for a KYC officer to join their growing compliance function. As an integeral part of the wider Compliance team you will work closely with internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to minimize operational risks and ensure clients experience seamless delivery across core services.

Responsibilities: 

  • You will assess the risk on new and existing client relationships following the  AML/CFT Framework and its Risk Appetite.
  • You will perform due diligence, requesting KYC information and documentation and writing a Client Risk Assessment for recommendation to Management.
  • You will plan and periodically review client relationships, as well as conduct incident and event-driven client reviews.
  • You can be involved in scanning and archiving of KYC documents, as well as updating internal databases and spreadsheets.
  • Ad-hoc projects and responsibilities may arise from time to time.

Experience:

  • Ideally degree qualified in Law, MER, Business studies in Banking & Insurance or a related discipline.
  • You have Basic understanding of Know Your Customer regulations (including AML/CFT framework).
  • Hedge fund industry and/or Trust business experience is an advantage, but not a pre-requisite.
  • You have strong research and analytical affinity, as well as good communication skills (written and spoken English).
  • You are a team player who is also able to carry out tasks individually in a successful manner.
  • You are able to plan your work in an effective manner.

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