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KYC Sr Analyst

  • Location

    Los Angeles

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Brenna Smith

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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 A bank in downtown Los Angeles is looking for a KYC Sr Analyst to join the team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar position at a banking/financial institution, a deep understanding of AML/KYC regulations and possess strong analytical skills.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Review and assess quality and accuracy of know-your-customer (KYC) information collected and input by business units at customer onboarding and at customer KYC refresh cycles
  • Review and assess quality and accuracy KYC information for complex, multi-layered corporate banking customers
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with business units to arrange for remediation of identified KYC deficiencies
  • Analyze and document AML/OFAC risks associated with high risk customers at onboarding and at KYC refresh cycles 
  • Conduct negative news searches and analyze/document associated AML/OFAC risks
  • Advise junior analysts in handling of complex high-risk customers or escalations
  • Provide advisory services to business units with respect to AML/OFAC risk and banking regulations and complex customers
  • Assist management in creating an effective and efficient team through continuous communication, timely feedback, and appropriate team practices
  • Generate quarterly reports measuring trends in KYC errors and customer risk composition
  • Generate and deliver training materials to new analysts
  • Complete ad hoc related assignments as needed in relation to audit and/or regulatory-related projects


  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Business, Economics, Accounting or Criminal Justice
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in BSA/AML in banking/financial services industry
  • Familiar with AML/KYC regulations and industry guidelines
  • CAMS certification is a plus

If this opportunity is of interest to you and you meet the desired skill set, please apply directly with an updated resume.