Job title: Financial Crime AML / KYC Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Asset Management
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Job published: 2021-03-23
Job ID: 32440

Job Description

Financial Crime AML / KYC Specialist

Our client is a renowned international asset management company. You will join a driven, inspiring and fun team.

This is a key role within the organization. The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, proactive, willing to challenge and be challenged.

Your Responsibilities

  • In charge of carrying out KYC and AML monitoring on current and new counterparties, including PEP, Sanction screening and Adverse Media.
  • Professional and timely AML and CFT review in relation with distributor and client on-boarding and distribution oversight ensuring that the teams understand the regulatory and legislative framework and acts in accordance with procedures
  • Ensure the overall control environment, and a reduction in operational risk
  • Provide of risk-based suggestions for approval to various committees
  • Defining and maintaining client checklists and questionnaires
  • Reacting to new data received on counterparties, supporting timely escalation and resolution
  • Answering day to day AML/CTF issues
  • Assisting with client due diligence calls to obtain the required data and to explain the requirements.
  • Working with Distribution and Client teams to assist in the distribution of funds
  • Performing due diligence on shareholder activities
  • Production of required reporting

Your profile

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of the Luxembourg financial crime legislative framework (AML, CTF, Sanctions) and distribution oversight responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of the asset management industry
  • Fluency in English
  • ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist certification is an asset
  • Proactive, decisive, demonstrate well considered judgements and anticipate emerging risks
  • Solution oriented
  • Team player

 

Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to Agnieszka Parisse agnieszka.parisse@andersonwise.com to be considered for this recruitment process. Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

 

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