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KYC Onboarding Officer

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 15/09/2017
  • Job reference: 27313

Responsible for the onboarding of clients in a Trust unit within the organization to meet unit and divisional objectives. Adhere to unit policies, procedures, and training initiatives. Prepare and review the required KYC/AML due diligence to satisfy both Bank policy and EU Regulation for new transactions. Serve as an expert resource for onboarding, customer due diligence and deal handover. Manage the KYC/AML refresh due diligence of High and Medium Risk customers on a periodic basis. Be responsible for escalation of any red flags that you become aware of during the due diligence process.


  • Responsibility for managing the Onboarding (Primarily KYC) of all Corporate Trust transactions that are reviewed and closed in the Relationship Management Team.
  • Co-ordination of the due diligence process prior ro being presented to the GCTS Risk and Compliance team for approval.
  • Identifies business risks and operational challenges and takes steps to mitigate risk and enhance operating systems and processes.
  • Defines quality service based on customer needs, wants and expectations; aligns actions accordingly; remains sensitive and responsive to both internal and external customers; builds distinctive predictable levels of service; resolves problems quickly and effectively.
  • Knows the customers in the market, understands and responds to needs and expectations of customers, establishes effective working relationships and internal and external customers to gain respect and loyalty; identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains a high level of current knowledge of European Regulation associated with Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence. Understands and complies with all U.S. Bancorp policies and procedures and all applicable government regulations.
  • Actively ensures compliance with the U.S. Bank Code of Ethics and all Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy Act, information security and suspicious activity reporting requirements, policies and procedures. Actively participates in any required corporate and business line training in these areas. Follows and executes on account opeing procedures and understands and follows internal suspicious activity referral requirements and processes, as required for this position. Actively works with customers to understand each customer's normal account activity, as appropriate for this position.
  • Determine information needs and extract information from source documents which may involve reading and analyzing complex legal documents.
  • Provide a front-to back service across all stages of Onboarding - involvement from bidding process until account opening. Also provides ancillary support and appropriate service regarding all aspects of post-closing account maintenance and special projects related to ongoing client and team support.
  • Perform office support responsibilities as may be appropriate.

  • Working knowledge of finance and/or banking. Requires the ability to determine information needs and extract required information from multiple source documents in order to complete an accurate KYC due diligence process. Ideally Requires knowledge of the corporate trust and/or Debt Capital Market products. Requires a working knowledge of the various issues which may need control including tax issues and credit enhancements. Good understanding of the typical legal agreements

    3 years previous KYC/AML/Onboarding experience essential.

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