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Job

Senior KYC Analyst

  • Location

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Miranda Lotze

  • Contact email:

    m.lotze@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A banking client of ours is looking to add multiple KYC professionals to its team in Los Angeles.

 

Responsibilities

  • 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 of know-your customer (KYC) information for complex, multi-layered corporate banking customers
  • Conduct negative news searches and analyze/document associated AML/OFAC risks
  • Identify and escalate high risk customer activity to management and SAR team as necessary
  • Provide advisory services to business units with respect to AML/OFAC risk and banking regulations
  • 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 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistent application of departmental policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Assist to generate and deliver training materials to new analysts

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree ideally in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Criminal Justice or comparable
  • 4+ years direct work experience in BSA/AML or equivalent with related experience in other areas of banking/financial services industry
  • Knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, AML/KYC regulations and industry guidelines
  • CAMS certification preferred

 

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply directly with an updated resume.