KYC Analyst KYC Analyst …

Hays Malaysia
in Hong Kong
Contract, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
Hays Malaysia
in Hong Kong
Contract, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
Posted by:
Raven Bassi • Recruitment Consultant
Hays Malaysia
Posted by:
Raven Bassi
Recruitment Consultant
Brilliant Job Opportunity in an Investment Bank!

Your new company
The company is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Your new role
The Legal Entities Group is a global group with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Budapest, Bangalore and Hong Kong. The group operates within the Data Operations of Shared Services Banking Operations (“SSBO”) and partners closely with the Legal and Compliance Division, Risk Management and Client Reference Data (“CRD”) to assist the Firm’s Sales and Trading and Wealth Management to comply with regulatory obligations that involve data and documentation requirements.

 The group has three primary areas of focus:

Analysis and storage of client documentation on all new clients to ensure that the firm complies with Global Client Identification and Know Your Customer regulations
An ongoing refresh of client data and documentation for existing clients
Legal entity creation & maintenance

The person for this position will perform a combination of the above listed functions to support Institutional Securities business in the Asia Pacific region.

The duties of the role will include a combination of the following:

• Perform KYC and CDD check on new client
• Update firm systems and databases with information / documentation obtained from the client
• Handle inquiries and ad hoc requests from internal clients including Compliance where required
• Perform remediation work where needed
• Handle volumes when business spikes i.e. IPO within the given time and prioritize the work including ad-hoc requests and projects to meet business demands in a timely manner
• Deal with the environment changes e.g. regulation change, new business and/or technology projects.

What you'll need to succeed:
• Strong research/investigative skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to interact effectively with Business Units, Compliance, global colleagues and build good working relationships
• Ability to work independently and meet the business deadlines with accuracy, handle trouble shooting to mitigate risks associated with the business that we manage
• Multi-tasking to handle various business demands
• Must have strong written and verbal English and Chinese skills
• Ability to manage pressure and stressful business demands Desired:
 • Minimum of 1 year of experience in client onboarding or periodic review
• Other Asian language skill is a plus, but not required
• Familiarity with CDD and KYC regulatory requirement is a plus

What you'll get in return
• The opportunity to work in a leading investment bank
• The opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals
• The career development opportunities working in a fast-paced environment

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Company Overview

We are Hays, the leading global experts in qualified, professional and skilled recruitment. The 11,000 people we employ around the world partner with clients and candidates to power the world of work.
Every day our expert consultants help thousands of candidates find their next role, and they also help clients reshape workforces and deal with talent shortages. Last year we placed 77,000 people in permanent jobs and 244,000 people into temporary roles.

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