Global Transaction Banking - Client KYC Officer, Trade Finance (Financial Institutions) - Associate

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 15 Jul 18 2018-07-15

Global Transaction Banking - Client KYC Officer, Trade Finance (Financial Institutions) - Associate



Corporate & Investment Banking: Global Transaction Banking
The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) combines Deutsche Bank's Corporate Finance, Global Markets and Global Transaction Banking businesses. This new business division was created in 2017 with the aim to ensure greater alignment of product and sales efforts, enabling the bank to deliver a better service to clients and a more focused resource allocation.
Global Transaction Banking (GTB) is a leading global provider of cash management, trade finance and securities services, delivering the full range of commercial banking products and services for both corporates and institutions worldwide. Position Overview

As the Client KYC (Know Your Customer) Officer you will support the GTB, Trade Finance Financial Institutions (TFF) Sales and Client Management team covering financial institution clients within the ASEAN, Korea, Australia-New Zealand (A-NZ) and Japan.
You will work directly with the Accountable Client Owner (ACO) responsible for the client relationships with our correspondent banking clients to complete client KYC adoptions and reviews, ensuring strict adherence to Deutsche Bank's KYC - Anti Money Laundering (AML) Compliance requirements. Further, the role also fulfils important support functions in the non-financial risk management of client relationships, such as analysis of clients' transaction flow. Today's regulatory and compliance environment requires a robust and efficient KYC process and strong non-financial risk management, making the role key to the first line of defense role of the business.
Key responsibilities:

  • KYC Risk Management including active client research, screening prospects before on- boarding, supporting the ACO in presentation of clients in relevant internal committees and completion of AML country overviews
  • Request submission of documents from clients according to periodic review timelines and follow up to ensure complete and timely delivery, fill in relevant KYC forms - systems, and update of client KYC profiles driven by material events such as change of client name, ownership or negative news
  • KYC-related client discussions and AML interviews for periodic review and new client adoptions
  • Conduct and assess Account Activity Reviews for continuous monitoring of clients' transaction flows
  • Coordinate with local and global Compliance and other GTB - CIB - Infrastructure areas on client KYC issues as required
  • Assist with account related legal documentation – liaise with clients for legal agreements and non-KYC documentation
  • MIS Management – support KYC aspects of regular and ad hoc MIS reporting - analysis
  • Develop an understanding of the Financial Institution Client portfolio and inherent AML risks within ASEAN, Korea, A-NZ and Japan
    Key skills and qualifications:
    • Recognized university degree and - or equivalent professional experience
    • Experience in Correspondent Banking- Trade Finance for Financial Institutions or Institutional Cash Management - Compliance in a large financial institution preferred
    • Understanding of KYC laws - regulations, compliance risk as well as non-financial risk, and documentation aspects of KYC process for correspondent banking relationships
    • Strong writing skills, capability to document relevant information in a clear, structured and comprehensive way
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority
    • Team player with strong work ethics
    • Resilience and commitment, ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure
    • Accuracy, diligence and the ability to deliver high quality results within tight deadlines
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills; a proactive and fast learner
    • Interested in the financial markets, current events, and news
    • Command of MS Office applications and general computer proficiency


      Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.
      Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.