Our client, an international full service law and tax advisory firm, his looking for a KYC Officer for a permanent contract who speaks English and French.
On this position the candidate is an expert and point of contact for KYC and AML matters and delivers a high quality and pro-active contribution to the compliance team, including an efficient client on-boarding and KYC reviews.
As a member of the KYC department, the candidate is a part of the global compliance team and works in close collaboration with colleagues in other countries and he reports to the Head of KYC / AML in Luxembourg.
The candidate performs KYC and KYT analyses together with his KYC colleagues; in accordance with the firm's client acceptance guidelines.
He ensures that the client onboarding and AML / KYC processes limit the risks of money laundering, corruption and other financial crimes.
He compiles and controls the KYC documentation for the purposes of client identification and risk assessment. He liaises with fee earners and personal assistants to ensure the compliance documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
He advises partners and senior associates in KYC / AML matters based on a sound risk assessment. Moreover the candidate works together with his colleagues of the KYC department on subjects as knowledge, change legislation, process, reporting and client complaints.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Law, Economics or Business Administration with a previous experience allowing you to autonomously perform a due diligence on atypical or risky transactions.
The candidate has strong analytical and synthesis skills, communicates in a structured way and he is able to convey your point of view in a convincing way.
Finally the candidate has excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French (German or Dutch would be considered an asset).
He has a good working knowledge of MS Office. He is stress resistant with a high ethical standards, dynamic team player and he has a positive attitude combined with a customer-focused and service-minded approach.