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KYC Specialist-Investment banking

Job Seekers Hong Kong SAR China Compliance Education, Financial Services - Banking, Financial Services - Financial Markets

Job Summary

  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • BBBH815415
  • May 11, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

A globally reputable investment bank is looking for KYC Specialist to support their compliance team. Excellent team chemistry and supporting staffs can lead you a great start for the job

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage client on-boarding and new account opening requests received from the Front Office and facilitate the end-to-end KYC process
  • 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
  • Complete name screening in World-Check 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 escalations to Compliance
  • Keep updated on the KYC on-boarding status and completion of follow up actions arising from periodic reviews and other on-going AML/KYC related matters
  • Perform account documentation checking for new account opening and existing accounts
  • Other duties to be assigned by Head of Client Services


  • Manage account set up and client static data in central static data system and other front to back processing systems.
  • Handle existing client's account maintenance requests
  • Handle customer enquiries and provide day-to-day customer services function
  • Communication with Clients and other stakeholders to resolve issues and queries
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and account remediation when required
  • Knowledge of CDD/KYC and Account Opening is required with minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of KYC on-boarding of Institutional and Corporate clients is a plus
  • Understanding of HKSFC AML/KYC requirement is preferred
  • Experience in securities and brokerage firms preferred
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Professional in excel and PowerPoint skills

Interested candidate, Please contact Mr Au at +852 9062-9094 for further details


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Ryan Au
Ryan Au
  • Senior Consultant | Financial Services Recruitment
  • +852 3907 3950