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Junior Know Your Client (KYC) Officer

Junior Know Your Client (KYC) Officer

Job Title: Junior Know Your Client (KYC) Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Industry:
Salary: Attractive
Reference: CTH1000
Job Published: August 03, 2018 10:53

Job Description

Department: 

Business Implementation and Corporate Services Department

Reports to: 

Manager of Business Implementation and Corporate Services Department (Manager) and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)

 

 

Job Purpose

 

As a subject person under the relevant prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorism regulations, Custom House ensures that it requests and obtains the necessary information and documentation to comply with its regulatory obligations. In recent years these obligations have become increasingly more onerous, as legislation and related regulation has continued to add extra complexity and responsibility. To keep pace with these obligations the Custom House Group (the ‘Group’) has continued to invest in resources and technology.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

The KYC Officer will have direct responsibility to ensure that all aspects of KYC are complied with, including but not limited to:

• initial document collection, on-going and transaction monitoring as PEPs, terrorist and financial sanctions checks

• coordinate with the team members of the Business Implementation and Corporate Services Department as well as clients across the globe to ensure that all necessary KYC documentation is requested in a timely manner

• to review all files and to ensure all follow up requests are appropriate and timely

• reporting and notifying the Manager and the MLRO of all non-compliance and of any internal suspicious transactions / activities

• assist the Manager, the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and the Group Head of Compliance and AML with creating, upgrading and implementing policies and procedures to promote compliance with regulatory requirements

• maintenance of due diligence files

 

 

Accountabilities

 

• To ensure the KYC framework is appropriately structured, to identify where the agreed procedures are not being followed and to escalate matters as agreed in a timely manner

• To ensure proper maintenance of KYC documentation as needed to enable full transparency across all relevant offices in a proactive manner

• To ensure immediate escalation of all matters of concern and to provide clear guidance on correct and complete remediation

 

 

Job specific skills

 

The ideal candidate will: 

• be analytical and possess good time management skills 

• be goal driven and can work independently and on one’s own initiative

• have excellent report writing skills

• have excellent written and spoken English

• be computer literate with a good knowledge of Office applications

• have strong attention to detail

• can communicate, both written and verbal, with people at all levels of the organisation and the ability to establish positive relationships with clients and work colleagues alike

 

It should be noted that the above Job Specification may be amended, and additional duties added

from time to time.

 

 

 

 

*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. Custom House, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact brand@castilleresources.com, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at Custom House.