Job Description Summary:

The AML KYC Officer’s responsibilities include working within the existing AML team to:
Perform KYC due diligence for new and existing Wealth Management (WM) clients in a timely manner.

  • Review information and documentation in respect of AML/ KYC/ CDD process to ensure relevance and completeness of KYC information
  • Review client profiles prior to account opening and ensure compliance with MAS Notice 626 guidelines and relevant regulations
  • Analyse AML risks associated with the client from a technical perspective, identify and escalate potential risks/ operational issues accordingly
  • Provide advisory to WM on AML matters
  • Review name screening alerts escalated to the team for closure decision or for further escalation in a timely manner
  • Any work assigned from time to time by supervisor or the Management

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent technical AML knowledge skills and experience, and demonstrated hands-on experience, particular in Private Banking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Performance orientation
  • Teamwork and communication
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks under pressure

Education / Qualifications Required:

  • Degree qualified
  • Relevant AML or related certifications (desirable)
    (CAMS, CFE, IntDipAML)

Personal Attributes /Background/ Work Experience Required:

  • 2+ years relevant experience.
  • Work experience in a regulator or financial institution.

Language Required:

  • Excellent proficiency in written and verbal English required
  • Proficiency in an Asian language advantageous, might have to liaise across colleagues from different Asian region