Due Diligence Officer

The position

Within BNP Paribas the Netherlands, the Due Diligence Team’s objective is to be the interface for clients subject to the KYC (Know Your Customer) due diligence onboarding or recertification process. The goal, for this team, is to ensure a global and consistent service to clients, whilst maintaining proper risk management in the area of KYC due diligence. 

Key tasks in the role are:

  • Mitigate integrity risks for the bank by contributing to the risk assessment of (potential) business relationships based on (international) regulations against money laundering and terrorist financing, financial sanctions, and embargoes.

  • Work independently on end-to-end KYC due diligence processes, providing expert advice to relevant businesses.

  • Collect, analyze, verify and archive legal and Know Your Customer (KYC) documentation, identify Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs) and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).

  • Review and check (potential) clients on international financial sanctions lists.

  • Comply with and follow up on (international) regulatory requirements, such as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).

  • Communicate independently and professionally with external and internal clients and stakeholders on all KYC related matters.

  • Contribute to the implementation and controls for daily processes and assist with the update of procedures.

BNP Paribas in the Netherlands

Local & international

With over 1,200 employees, BNP Paribas is one of the largest international banks in the Netherlands. We are the largest European bank and have a wide range of high-quality financial products and services for both private and business customers. BNP Paribas has branches in 68 countries and is therefore strongly represented both internationally and regionally. We combine our global expertise with knowledge of the local market. 

Your competences

  • You’re a strong communicator and able to report and advise orally and in writing clearly, correctly and effectively, both in Dutch and in English.
  • You're analytical and have a strong risk awareness.
  • Team player, independent, hardworking, eager to learn and accurate.
  • Dutch (native or willing to learn) and fluent English (mandatory). French or any other language is an asset.

Your requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree.

  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience, preferably in a client-facing position.

  • Affinity with the financial sector and basic understanding of due diligence and (international) Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations.

What we offer you

  • A challenging job with an ambitious dynamic organization
  • A market-conform salary, including a 13th month and bonus scheme, in accordance with training and relevant work experience
  • Good secondary working conditions, including a market-conform pension, 28 days of holiday (in full-time) and the possibility of receiving training.
Primary Location
Job Type
NL CIB 680

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