AML / KYC Analyst
IQ-EQ
Pasig, Philippines
2d ago

Job description

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.
  • Qualifications

    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
  • Essential Criteria

  • 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
  • Desired Criteria

  • 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
  • Additional information

    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.

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