KYC Officer Know Your Customer

Company KHR Recruitment Specialists
Reference 22462
Sector Other
Town/City Kent
Locations UK, Kent, South East England
Job Type Freelance/Supply
Date Posted 8th Sep

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Job Description

KYC Officer
Permanent - Kings Hill - £26,000/pa

Do you have experience in KYC? Are you experienced in checking bank accounts for KYC or AML? Are you looking for a new opportunity to utilise your experience?

Our client based in Kings Hill, are currently seeking a KYC Administrator with great team work and communication skills to join their existing team. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving organisation that places people, employees and customers, at the centre of what they do.

Role Overview:
You will be required to undertake all Know Your Customer/Anti-Money Laundering checks for new customers, inward and outward payments and review and update the AML/KYC requirements of existing customers. You will also be required to carry out daily, weekly and monthly transaction monitoring.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a customer service environment and substantial experience of anti-money laundering requirements. You will be required to interpret the AML manual and provide advice and guidance to internal and external customers. You will be well organised, have good verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and be computer literate.

Role Responsibilities:
* To carry out due diligence on the overseas outgoing and incoming payments by use of Dow Jones searches, internet searches and customer information allocating the correct risk rating to the payment.
* Preparing documentation for sign-off by the MLRO where a high risk is identified detailing sanctions information and entity matches identified either as a positive or false positive match.
* To review new account applications and trigger events, ensuring all relevant documents have been received and reviewed and any anomalies referred to the appropriate person.
* Use the AML manual and JMLSG requirements as a source of reference, determine risk levels for all customer types and ensure appropriate checks and monitoring is completed
* Responsible for reviewing all customer account records on an annual or 3 yearly basis depending on the risk level given to that customer including enhanced due diligence on high risk customers and PEPs to establish any changes which may affect their services.
* Responsible for requesting any outstanding documentation from the customer in order to satisfy AML requirements, where necessary following up for receipt and updating records to reflect documentation received or referring to an appropriate manager for further discussion.
* Reporting and referring to an appropriate manager and\or MLRO any unusual activity or concerns.
* To be able to work on your own with minimal supervision using your own initiative
* Provide advice and guidance around high risk processes and the policy for on- boarding to internal and external customers.
* To provide high quality support to fellow team members and guidance and support to less experienced staff to achieve personal and Operational Team goals as agreed with the Line Manager.

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