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KYC Compliance Officer at Financial Advisory Firm in New York City, New York, United States — $120K-$180K

  • Financial Services
  • Financial Advisory Firm
  • $120K-$180K
  • New York City, New York, United States
  • 11/15/19

Job ID: 34824

Job Description

Develop and carry out new KYC related projects

Manage day to day operational aspects of multiple, simultaneous projects; track deliverables and anticipate potential issues

Maintain a strong working relationship with the KYC and Operations sections

Perform detailed status tracking, create project meeting agendas and minutes

Communicate project status and any issues to sponsors, key stakeholders in a timely manner

Carry out regular day to day responsibilities of an AML Compliance Officer

Review, analyze and approve  KYC analysis of  high risk clients

Evaluate and identify applicable risks and appropriate mitigants

Work on KYC related escalations from KYC and Operations departments

Handle KYC queries and exception requests from the Business

Participate in KYC related meetings, calls and committees

Work with regulators, internal audit and compliance testing and monitoring on KYC focused items


Bachelor’s Degree

5+ years of US KYC experience, such as Enhanced Due Diligence, investigations, policies and procedures and/or testing

Ability to manage multiple tasks with rapidly changing priorities

Project cost management (planning, tracking, forecasting)

Strong ability to partner with KYC, Operations and business lines

Strong organization, problem solving and time management abilities

Familiarity with the principles of risk based KYC, client risk assessment and the products used in a wholesale banking and institutional broker dealer business

Project management/PMO experience

Securities License and/or ACAMS certification a plus


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