kyc/aml officer (m/f) in Luxembourg Centre

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contact
Clotilde CRAUWELS, Randstad Luxembourg, Randstad Luxembourg
temporary
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job details

posted
location
luxembourg centre, centre
sector
Finance
job type
temporary
reference number
20879
contact
Clotilde CRAUWELS, Randstad Luxembourg, Randstad Luxembourg

job description

For one of our clients, a European Institution, we are looking for a:

                                                                       KYC/AML Officer

Purpose:
At a level commensurate with experience, the incumbent will contribute as part of the “Know-Your-Customer” (KYC) team to all Equity and Guarantee operations with respect to the KYC Procedures applying a risk-based approach according to the requirements of the 2015/849 Anti-Money Laundering EU Directive.

Operating network:
Working in the KYC team as part of the Front Office and reporting directly to the Head of Unit, s/he contributes to the development of the team’s goals by notably being a point of contact across the institution and external counterparts in relation to KYC matters. The job requires a close interface with colleagues both in Front Office and in other Divisions within Ethe Institution, including Compliance.

Responsibilities:
• Collects and analyses KYC documents and tax structures for a range of different Equity and Guarantee transactions and relevant counterparts (such as PE/VC fund managers, banks and other financial institutions) related to the Institution's business lines, taking into account necessary risk factors, while applying evidence-based decision-making on a risk-sensitive basis;
• Ensures the timely and accurate input in the relevant corporate information system of the applicable KYC documentation on behalf of the Front Office for KYC and tax compliance purposes;
• Contributes to the development of an information system appropriate for the purposes of maintaining up-to-date information in the context of the “Know-Your-Customer” measures and controls (including relevant counterparty universe);
• Coordinates all operational aspects related to the KYC process.

Qualifications:
• University degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or Law (preferably at postgraduate level) with a combination of the above being an additional asset;
• At least five (5) years professional experience in a relevant domain, especially in the investment and asset management industry;
• Prior proven experience in and solid understanding of regulatory requirements with relation to AML-KYC applied at investment firms, asset managers, or financial institutions;
• Proven experience in external coordination with clients and managing flows of KYC documentation;
• Strong Excel skills (ability to manage and analyse data). Knowledge of additional data management, visualization or KYC applications would be an asset;
• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of other EU languages would be considered an advantage.

Competencies:
• Diplomatic skills and ability to manage direct contacts with clients (internal and external);
• Ability to perform under pressure and within tight deadlines;
• Flexibility, adaptability, reliability and commitment;
• Precision and accuracy;
• Sound judgement;
• Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with stakeholders;
• Sense of initiative and problem-solving approach;
• Ability to organise own work, set priorities and meet tight deadlines;
• Excellent team spirit.

What we offer:
• A temporary contract for two months with a possibility to get an extension
• A salary in accordance with your experience
• A possibility to join a dynamic European Insitution

Interested? Don't hesitate to apply online!