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Wealth Management, Client Onboarding, Associate - VP

Apply REF: WEA000473

About BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific (www.apac.bnpparibas)

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 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 74 countries with more than 190,000 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 opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you're valued as part of our team!

* excluding partnerships

 

Key Responsibilities

Implementation and Process

  • Review and approve KYC for new client on-boarding for standard sensitive accounts (i.e. non high risk clients)
  • Work closely with Front Office to facilitate the collection for KYC and other relevant documents in accordance with the prevailing account opening procedures and local regulations.  to ensure evidence of each customer's identity and other relevant documents are received in order before account opening.
  • Perform quantitative check on New Account Documentation for all clients
  • Conduct KYC/CDD review on existing clients through periodic review
  • Ensure timely processing of static data updating request
  • Ensure all client files are stored and maintained accordingly (electronically and in paper format)
  • Support Front Office queries related to client on boarding and client due diligence process
  • Prepare regular reports for Management review (account documentation irregularities, monthly statistics)

Team Spirit

  • Work within a team - with an adaptable flexible approach, coordinate with team members and Front Office to resolve complex cases and address issues in a timely manner
  • Be open to change and support he vision of working in a fully transversal operation

Information Sharing

  • Ability to share information and eventually train new tam members

Control and Risk

  • Abide with operational risk procedures and escalate incidents to Seniors where necessary
  • Contribute to the implementation and controls for daily processes and assist with the update of procedures
  • Report and escalate concerns / issue to Senior when required

Communication

  • Liaise regularly with the following internal groups to ensure a smooth on boarding process: Compliance, Legal, FO teams, Client on-boarding and due diligence team in Singapore or other support teams within WMHK that have any involvement in the Client On-boarding process

Comply with BNPP Permanent Control Activities

  • Direct contribution to BNPP operational permanent control framework
  • Contribute to the implementation of operational permanent control policies and procedures in day-to-day business actives, such as Control Plan
  • Comply with regulatory requirements and internal guideline
  • Contribute to the reporting of all incidents according to the Incident Management System
  • Minimizing operational failure, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by helping to devise, and by implementing, sufficient regular controls
  • Ensuring appropriate escalation o management and / or Permanent Control (or Compliance as appropriate) as soon as an issue is identified


Competencies

  • Team player, independent, hardworking, eager  to learn and attention to details
  • Client-Oriented and high adaptability to changing environment
  • Able to work under pressure and deal with unclear requests as well as a high volume of request
  • Strong analytical and strong risk sense

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant working experience
  • Bachelor's level degree or professional qualification

Essential Technical Knowledge / Skills

  • Understand the principles and be familiar with WM products and types of customers
  • Strong understanding of due diligence and local Anti-Money Laundering requirements
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written). Good command in Mandarin is a plus (for supporting Taiwan / China Markets)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess a strong fundamental and technical skills
  • Excellent PC skill, especially in Excel
Primary Location: Hong Kong S.A.R.Job Type: Standard / PermanentJob: MISCELLANEOUSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 years Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change