KYC/ Client-Onboarding Team Lead

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Hong Kong
  • 17 Jul 18 2018-07-17

KYC/ Client-Onboarding Team Lead

An Australian bank is looking for a KYC/ client on-boarding professional to take on a newly created position.


  • Supervise a team of junior staff
  • Review customer identification files and ensure all accounts satisfy the required KYC standards
  • Conduct research on new and existing clients to obtain KYC data from public sources
  • Maintain customer data and documents into customer database
  • Support new or emerging business areas and identify limitations including systems, risk and operational feasibility
  • Evaluate screening results, client profiles and sustainability assessment results to identify adverse news hits and increased risk factors
  • Conduct in-depth investigations as and when required
  • Highlight any discrepancies and escalate any high risk cases to internal relevant parties
  • Collaborate effectively with other stakeholders to resolve issues and drive process improvements

  • Degree qualified
  • Product knowledge of commercial banking is a MUST
  • Strong knowledge of KYC/ AML and compliance frameworks
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in KYC/ client on-boarding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent command in spoken and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Proficient PC Knowledge in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel