KYC Analyst- 20k, Immediate Start

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Contracting
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH218320_1516179366

Our Client is one of the Well Recognised Investment Banks who is looking for a KYC Analyst to join their team.

Role Summary:

The position is to provide supports to Client Onboarding terms of opening new accounts, KYC reviews. The role requires working in close collaboration with AML, Complianceand Front Office & Legal.


  • Responsible for ensuring timely, complete and accurate processing of new account opening and document reviews of existing clients (documentation formalities validation and client data management).
  • Responsible for comprehensive Know Your Client, New Account Opening, Static Data Analysis and Services and Data Management solutions within relevant systems for Wealth Management business.

Key Tasks:

  • Conducting due diligence searches e.g. negative media searches on existing clients
  • Review of static data and profiling in systems to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to current regulations and standards
  • Review of existing account documents to ensure that the Bank is in line with current regulations and standards, and processing of updated documents where necessary
  • Advising the Front Office on queries related to periodic reviews

  • Responsible for operating within regulatory guidelines since the role is part of a high risk process
  • Undertake periodic reviews of the efficiency and effectiveness of operational processes within own area of responsibility to identify opportunities to eliminate waste and improve efficiency and performance
  • Apply Business strategies and objectives across product and business lines within all internal and external policies/guidelines and requirements of the regulators and to agreed SLAs, KRIs and/or KPIs
  • Where appropriate, builds and maintains relationships with front office clients to provide a point of contact within the WM functional team for time critical, complex or regulated tasks in particular
  • Informs product / function development to ensure a superior offering in the face of changing client needs and market trends
  • Ensures the escalation of operational, regulatory and other risks to line manager and functional leads as appropriate; contributes to the development and implementation of mitigation or control solutions
  • Informs the design and implementation of strategies to ensure continuous process with the WM COO and Change functions to scope and define change projects to deliver process and performance improvement.


  • Relevant experience in one or more specific technical areas
  • Product and system knowledge in the product line
  • Basic analytical skills, flexible regarding production problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English and local language (written/verbal) as appropriate
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and in a matrix organizations
  • Excellent team worker, able to work in virtual global teams and a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, keep pace with technical innovation and maintain a broad understanding of the WM offering
  • Open minded, able to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team members
  • Preferably with 2 - 5 years operations experience with knowledge of client onboarding
  • Tertiary education (Diploma / Degree in Banking and Finance / Accountancy preferred but not necessary).
  • A broad knowledge of Private Banking, capital market and global securities industry rules.
  • `An independent and proactive worker with good communication skills.
  • High attention to details and good time management skills are essential

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