Responsibilities (how we will measure success)
The successful incumbent will be an extension of the first line of defence within Asia Pacific (APAC), with a focus on providing quality KYC & CDD work on both clients and investors.
The tasks will be completed in accordance with internal AML / CFT policies and procedures, as well as international and domestic AML / CFT regulations and guidelines, across a wide spectrum of service offerings, which include Funds & Institutional, Debt, Capital Markets & Corporate, and Private Wealth.
Perform AML / KYC onboarding & periodic reviews on clients and investors in accordance with scheduled cycles ensure compliance with MAS, SFC, and CIMA AML / CFT regulations.
To conduct name screening, review of due diligence documents, and risk assessments within established timelines.
To review source of wealth & funds background of clients and investors in line with regulatory requirements.
To ensure KYC documents are up to date and properly recorded.
To provide independent recommendations to mitigate the identified risks across the existing client & investor book where necessary, and / or be responsible for escalating the findings to the necessary stakeholders.
To assist the wider APAC teams with managing client data and trackers to see through completion of full cycles.
To perform management reporting on key statistics and status updates in an efficient manner.
Be the point of contact for clients to collect due diligence documents in relation to the fund’s investors periodic review and provide timely response to client.
To assist and support the team in administrative tasks where required.
Support the department as required within the confines of role.
Undertake any additional reasonable duties as required the Firm.
Key competencies for position and level
Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
Results oriented and ability to multitask and manage high volumes of priorities in a fast-paced environment
Resourceful with good verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in Law, Accounting, Finance, or equivalent fields
At least 3-4 years’ experience in KYC / AML roles, Client Onboarding, AML / CFT Compliance or related function
Proficiency in English written and verbal communication
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Strong MS Office skills (especially Excel)
Professional Certifications in Anti-Money Laundering (such as ICA or ACAMS) is not mandatory but would be an advantage
Some knowledge on Fund Administration, Investor KYC / AML or Corporate Services would be helpful
Experiences in client facing roles or sitting in the first line of defence would be an advantage
At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations.
With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.