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Compliance Officer, Wealth Management KYC (Account Review)

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In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 73 markets with more than 196,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

* excluding partnerships

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Position Purpose


• Work as a team within the KYC Review unit to ensure zero or minimal past due recertification accounts at any point in time.
• Provide advisory to Business on AML related issues.
• Provide support to the larger compliance community, e.g. Monitoring and Surveillance / Suitability / Transversal team.

Responsibilities

  

Direct Responsibilities


• Reviewing client profiles during rectification to ensure conformity to internal and regulatory requirements on AML/CFT/CDD standards, producing client risk assessments, due diligence analysis and assigning an appropriate risk rating.
• Provide advisory support to the business with regard to resolving newly identified adverse media, link to sanction countries related issues, identifying potential Politically Exposed Persons etc.
• Assisting with the preparation, presentation of existing client relationship to a local control committee with the objective of obtaining business & compliance management approval to maintain the relationship with the client
• Review client’s transaction for the period under review and flag out any suspicious transactions with regard to unknown 3rd parties; commercial nature etc.
• Conducting investigations and filing suspicious transaction reports (STRs) as appropriate.
• Provide feedback to changes to internal KYC procedures.
• Keeping abreast of changes in the domestic regulatory requirements (MAS) and be aware of the different obligation from other jurisdictions.

Contributing Responsibilities


• Provide support to Monitoring & Surveillance team from time to time and on projects pursuant to management requests or necessitated by events such as local & global internal audits and periodic inspections by the regulatory authorities.
• There will be opportunities to participate in a range of developmental projects, mainly focusing on procedures development, process improvement initiatives & enhancing existing controls.


Technical & Behavioral Competencies

• Positive working attitude and analytical skills are essential for this position.
• Ability to learn and adapt quickly
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Good relationship management skills.


Specific Qualifications (if required)

• Candidate with  3 years of relevant working experiences, preferably in Wealth Management or Private Banking
• Degree qualified
• MS Excel; Word & PowerPoint
• Lotus Notes
• Knowledge in the use of World-check and Factiva

Primary Location: SG-Singapore-SingaporeJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: COMPLIANCEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 years Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving, Critical thinking, Decision MakingTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…, Ability to develop others & improve their skills, Analytical Ability