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KYC Officer (Investment Bank)

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Job Summary

  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Contract
  • JN -012024-1953680
  • Jan 10, 2024
  • Competitive
Job Description

Junior operations officer to take care client on boarding, KYC and periodic review. Review the policies and follow through the AML procedures.

About the company

An investment bank building on over 30 years of delivering first-class business in a first-class way. With offices in more than 41 countries, the employees serve clients worldwide.

About the role

The team is responsible for regulatory program at onboarding of new and existing clients, and ongoing client and delivery instructions screening for Negative Media, Politically Exposed Pearson's (PEPs) and Sanctions.

Responsible for Institutional Securities Group, Investment Banking, International Wealth Management in Hong Kong, Bangalore, Tokyo, Budapest, London, Baltimore and New York.


  • Perform Client Due Diligence review in support of the Firm's new client onboarding and existing client regular review in accordance with the applicable regulatory program requirements
  • Update Firm systems and databases with information and documentation as obtained from clients
  • Handle inquiries and ad hoc requests from internal clients including Compliance where required
  • Actively engage with business, client onboarding teams, Compliance and Operations during the life cycle of the review starting from a request is received to completing a review.
  • Ability to handle volume spikes and prioritize work including ad-hoc requests and projects to meet business demands in a timely manner
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders to manage the Periodic Reviews
  • Deliver with quality, accuracy and timeliness with at expected throughput rates


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in client onboarding or KYC
  • Strong attention to detail and research/investigative skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with Business Units, Compliance, global colleagues and build effective working relationships
  • Ability to work independently and meet the business deadlines with accuracy, handle trouble shooting to mitigate risks
  • Team work, Responsiveness and demonstrate accountability & ownership
  • Quick learning ability to understand policies, procedures, systems, process and controls
  • Strong written and verbal English and Chinese skills


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 Hilda Cheng at 3907 3979.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Hilda Cheng
Hilda Cheng