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Associate, Client Onboarding

Job Seekers Hong Kong SAR China Financial Services Operations Financial Services - Banking

Job Summary

  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • BBBH795095
  • Oct 04, 2021
  • HK$36k -40k pm
Job Description

Associate (End-to-end Client Onboarding) - A leading Asia Investment Bank is hiring for a new member to join their Client Onboarding Team

About the company

Our client is a large investment banking and securities firm within the Asia Pacific.


  • Manage client on-boarding and new account opening requests received from the Front Office and facilitate the KYC process end to end
  • Conduct analysis on the ownership structure of the client via publicly available source or company documentation to meet full KYC due diligence
  • Perform various client checks including AML/KYC, World-Check, Professional Investor rules, CRS and FATCA in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Perform account documentation checking for new account opening and existing accounts
  • Conduct name screening to assist due diligence check during new client on-boarding, periodic review, and event driven reviews
  • Work closely with Legal and Compliance on documentation requirements and ensure in compliance with regulatory controls
  • Conduct enhanced due diligence for high-risk accounts/PEP and compile AML related escalation to Compliance
  • Keep track with KYC on-boarding status and completion of follow up actions arising from periodic reviews and other on-going AML/KYC related matters
  • Proactive communication with key stakeholders, Front Office, and clients regarding inquiries on AML/KYC requirements
  • Set up account and maintain customer data in Static Master and other trade processing systems
  • Handle existing client's account maintenance requests
  • Handle customer enquiries and provide day-to-day customer services function
  • Assist in maintaining and updating team's procedures
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and remediation when required
  • Other duties to be assigned by Head of Client Services


  • Knowledge of CDD/KYC and Account Opening is required with minimum 4 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of KYC on-boarding for Institutional and Corporate clients
  • Understanding of HKSFC AML/KYC requirement is preferred
  • Experience in Securities and Brokerage firms
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese


If this above description fits your experience and is something you would like to explore, please click 'Apply Now' to submit your resume to us.

Our specialist consultant will get in touch with you soon, if we find your profile suitable for this position or any other vacancies we are recruiting for.

Any questions, please feel free to contact Regan Lo at 3907 3944.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Regan Lo
Regan Lo
  • Senior Consultant | Financial Services Operations Recruitment
  • 3907 3944