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Client Onboarding & KYC Officer – Banking/Payment Services Experience Required

£ 40000 - £ 45000
Ref: 3953G

UK & Ireland / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Permanent


Our Client, a growing international financial services organisation, is looking to appoint a Client Onboarding & KYC Officer to be responsible for all new client onboarding requirements and documentation for their expanding business. Reporting to the Compliance Manager, responsibilities will include;


  • Manage KYC compliance matters affecting the company and its E money business activities, including assisting the business in ensuring the setting up and adherence to all applicable regulatory & legal requirements, as well as internal policies and procedures.
  • Onboard new customers, agents and distributors - performing all relevant checks on at the client on-boarding stage as well as on a regular ongoing basis for all existing clients.
  • Proactively identify situations that may pose significant compliance risk and guide management in the development/reviewing/updating of relevant policies, procedures, and business practices
  • Actively monitor clients and enhance the monitoring plan, reporting back to management to advise and resolve any issues.
  • Support to the firm with launch of new products to ensure regulatory requirements are met.
  • Complete ongoing due diligence on existing accounts to ensure compliance with requirements of AML / KYC policies.
  • Assume an active role in improving the on boarding of high risk or complex cases by completing enhanced due diligence (EDD) reviews .


You should have at least 3 years experience in a CDD/KYC role from a similar payments business and/or banking, with a good knowledge of the wider AML regulations. This is an excellent opportunity to fast track your burgeoning compliance career in a responsible and broad role with an exciting FinTech business that has seen significant growth over the past 6 years.  They are extremely staff centric and promote from within so there will be significant career advancement opportunities as they continue to grow and thrive.


NB The offices are a 5 min walk from Archway Northern Line tube (itself 5 min from Euston or 7 min from Kings Cross) or Upper Holloway on the Overground - and you would be expected to attend in the office 3 days per week (or more if desired).


So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to Gary Collins in the first instance, (including a contact number, email and either full address or at least postcode) however please note we cannot reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission). 


Compliance Recruitment Solutions Limited (CRS) are acting as an employment agency in relation to this role. 


The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Through application, all candidates signify their acceptance of the above information and confirm that the information they provide is true and accurate to the best of their knowledge.

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