Temporary KYC Case Handler

  • Job Reference: NS1234CONS
  • Date Posted: 27 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Love Success plc
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £180 to £250 Per Day
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Our client is looking for a number of KYC Case Handlers to work on a project within Investment banking.

You will be responsible for completing KYC analysis and evidence gathering for new clients and the renewals of existing client relationships, compliant with standards, policies and procedures and international regulations.

The role may involve interactions with Compliance, Client On-boarding and Sales team, and Data Management functions, therefore excellent inter-personal skills are required.

Key Responsibilities are:

  • Gathering data and supporting documents regarding clients from a range of independent data sources.
  • Reviewing the information gathered and populating the Client KYC Profile with updated information.
  • Identify data and documentation gaps and researching accordingly.
  • Validating the clients' KYC risk profile and raising any points of concern, such as negative news.
  • Produce a detailed client review write up in the KYC system.
  • Ensure all required AML / KYC Regulatory requirements for existing clients are still in place.
  • Liaise with other teams as necessary as part of the KYC renewal process, including the Quality Control (QC) team.
  • Respond to feedback provided and re-work cases as required, based on feedback from QC.
  • Escalate to the KYC Team Lead issues that may require Compliance and other relevant parties
  • Monitor and track outstanding cases to make sure cases are completed within set target dates, escalating where appropriate.
  • Follow global standard policies, procedures and tools.
  • Adhere to agreed targets, KPIs, SLAs and confidentiality standards.
  • Participate in training programmes to develop KYC knowledge relevant to each client and jurisdiction.

Key Skills:

  • Autonomy in collation of data, file review presentation and risk recommendation
  • Customer data handling and customer service experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Planning, organisational and analytical skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own work
  • Process improvement and efficiency
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven, team based environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, use of research applications and data
  • Fluent English communication skills (verbal and written)

In addition, the following skills will be a significant advantage:

  • KYC experience in a Corporate / Investment Bank environment
  • Experience of application of KYC requirements, FCA regulations and EU directive etc.
  • Knowledge of Banking, corporate and financial terminology
  • Knowledge of customer entity types (sole trader, PEPs etc.)
  • Additional languages