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Exclusive: Client Onboarding & KYC – FTC 6 months (extendable) - Banking/Payment Services Experience Required

£50K - £55K pro-rata + Retention Bonus + Benefits | Hybrid (Islington)
Ref: 3915G

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


Our Client, a growing international financial services organisation, is looking to appoint a Client Onboarding & KYC Associate to help with onboarding requirements and documentation for their expanding business. Reporting to the Compliance Manager, responsibilities will include; 


  • Manage 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 / distributors / 

  • 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 

  • To perform checks on all potential clients and related parties at the client on-boarding stage as well as on a regular ongoing basis for all existing clients. 

  • Ad hoc queries and projects. 

  • Complete due diligence on new and 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 a 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 role is initially offered a 6 month FTC but could be extended or be offered as permanent at the end of the initial contract period.  So is an excellent opportunity to join a business that has seen significant growth over the past 6 years in a role that could offer a great career development opportunity.  They are extremely staff centric and promote from within so there could be significant career advancement opportunities for the right person. 


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 for 5 out of 10 days (or more if desired).  


So, if that sounds like you, thenplease 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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