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KYC Specialist/ Control, Wealth Management

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Position Purpose

The KYC Specialist provides expert advice to Front Office in all KYC matters, and partner Front Office in the KYC review process, from the beginning of client onboarding and for client review. In addition, he/she works closely with Group Compliance on specific AML/KYC policy and procedures as well as client risk profiling related matters.

The KYC team reports to Business Risk Management Unit and functions as the Compliance Expert for the Front


Direct Responsibilities

  • Advise Front Office on the onboarding requirement in accordance to Bank’s AML/KYC standards and regulatory requirement, and partner with Front Office to meet the requirement
  • Review and corroborate KYC information submitted by RM, perform an independent review and risk rate customer in accordance to regulatory requirement as well as Group AML/CFT policy and procedures
  • Follow up with Front Office (RM & ARM) and other stakeholders on KYC related matters and for escalated/prioritized case
  • sAssess and ensure the relevance and completeness of KYC information supplied by Front Office and perform appropriate due diligence checks and information searches to comply with bank standards of client onboarding
  •  Highlight deficiencies, suspicious AML or other non-compliance issues to relevant parties and management
  • Prepare reports for management reporting to facilitate relevant reviews and strengthen the control procedures and process
  • Train the Front Office on client documentation and KYC related subjects


  • Bachelor Degree with at least 4-5 years of working experience in KYC/AML areas, risk or controls functions, preferably in Private Banking
  • Familiar with regulatory requirements pertaining to KYC / AML
  • Certifications in AML such as Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) or International Association Diploma in Anti Money Laundering would be an advantage
  • Ability to be client centric while balancing business needs and controls
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to manage relationships with Front Office stakeholders
  • An efficient solutions provider with strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
Primary Location: SingaporeJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: RISKSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 years Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Critical thinking, Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Ability to develop and adapt a process , Analytical Ability