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Senior KYC Onboarding Associate - London, United Kingdom,


We are looking for an Senior Account Opener/KYC/On-boarding specialist to work in the Compliance area of a Global Trading and Broking business. This is a 12 month Maternity Contract.

It is essential you have at least 2 years eperience in this area.

Responsible for conducting all KYC and due diligence for the on-boarding of new clients and clearing agreements, specialising in Give Up (Egus) and Third party agreements for over 1000 hedge funds, corporate and investment banks.
Ensure that all due diligence checks are compliant with COBS, FSMA and new FACTA regulations.
Conducting anti-money laundering checks
Setting up new accounts in our database and back office system
Liaise between front office, sales and client services teams and all areas of the firm to ensure that any queries and discrepancies are resolved immediately and relevant people are informed,
Maintenance of static data in our database and back office system
Assist with head of compliance to develop a new and effective on-boarding procedure for bond clients which brokers have to adhere.

Independent and autonomous approach; ability to show initiative

Excellent written and communication skills

Ability to use word and excel to a reasonable standard

Ability to use in-house and external systems

Self motivated but also a team player

Ability to prioritise and have a helpful and positive attitude