KYC Analyst

April 3, 2023
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Job Description

Our client is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector. Headquartered in London and with more than 1300 staff spread across over 20 countries worldwide, cultural diversity is part of what makes the company a special place to be. From Sao Paulo to Dubai, Bucharest to Toronto, you will be joining a family that loves sharing team experiences and celebrating success.


  • Safeguarding the company, its existing clients and prospective client relationships from financial crime risk – including money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption, fraud, sanctions risk, tax evasion and reputational risk
  • Performing anti-financial crime checks as part of the company’s Onboarding process for corporate clients in compliance with relevant legislative, regulatory and internal requirements
  • Comprehensive CDD and EDD checks for corporate clients, including the KYC process, identification and analysis of complex ownership structures, financial statements and transaction patterns
  • CDD/EDD analysis across all types of legal entities and business sectors in a variety of jurisdictions with an emphasis on local clients
  • Direct contact with clients
  • Presentation of the company’s onboarding requirements to clients in a clear and compliant manner
  • Identification of red flags and exposure to financial crime risk, including escalation to Compliance and Senior Management where required
  • Making risk-based decisions to onboard or reject applications
  • Efficient management of a personal portfolio of onboarding cases
  • Proactive follow-up with clients and sales representatives to ensure timely completion of onboarding analysis
  • Documenting client files in a structured format compliant with internal requirements
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement within the onboarding process
  • Assist in preparation and management of data and information required for internal and external audits
  • Support ad-hoc projects within the department and wider business as required
  • Validation of checks carried out by other members of the team
  • Support in training delivery
  • Supporting the Supervisor with team management responsibilities


  • Fluency in English and French
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience conducting CDD and EDD with corporate clients. We will also consider candidates with less experience for more junior grades
  • Advanced knowledge of red flags and financial crime typologies relevant to the payments and FX space
  • Proactive, with the ability to work effectively within a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Highly organised, with the ability to work with deadlines, multi-task, and prioritise and re-prioritise workload as needed
  • Diligent, with excellent attention to detail
  • Effective critical thinking skills, with the ability to find solutions to problems independently
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal including working alongside the Front Office
  • Co-operative, and comfortable working in a team environment, including remote teams
  • Curious and engaged, who takes ownership of their own learning journey by asking questions and seeking out new information
  • Adaptable, with the ability to cope with changing products, processes and procedures
  • Motivated and driven, with a desire to contribute to the company’s success
  • Experience of direct client contact within financial services is a plus


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