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Contract Type: 12 Months (Convertible to Permanent based on performance)
My client is a globally leading independent investment banking advisory firm. It comprises of wealth management, institutional asset management and private equity investing. Its core business is focused on advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, divestitures, financing, and other strategic transactions and provides institutional investors with macro and fundamental equity research, sales and trading execution.
Fast filling Compliance position with good pay structure, perfect move to move your career to the next level.
Perform KYC screening and approve all new client relationships - responsible for client due diligence focusing on each client on-boarding scenario and applying the appropriate level of customer due diligence in line with MAS or SFC AML/KYC guidelines and regulations.
Ability to comprehend the KYC risk factors and draft the overall risk summary for the client
Communicating/escalating material issues to management in a timely manner as appropriate
Contribute substantively and independently to senior management discussions around risk and risk mitigants in instances where high risk clients are on-boarded.
Ensure compliance as well as perform regular periodic reviews of client accounts and ensure updated client data maintenance / KYC refresh.
Work with internal teams to complete KYC, including determining information and documents required and obtaining this from the relevant team, performing checks against available sanctions lists and other databases, completing KYC risk-based assessments, update spreadsheets with relevant details, perform checks, manage pipeline for new accounts
Ensure client classification is applied in accordance with the prevailing rules and regulations in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Ideal but not essential to be familiar with MAS Capital Markets Services and SFC Licensed Corporation licensing requirements, SFC Professional Investor Regime compliance as well as MAS Outsourcing Guidelines
Face Internal & external Auditors and manage day-to-day work-streams associated with audits.
Assist with compiling data for regulator surveys.
Assist with on-boarding and licensing of new team members.
Willing to assist with research clearance and personal account records maintenance.
Drive Process improvements and implement process changes as necessary
Proactively identifies opportunities to refine a process and increase operational efficiencies
Other general compliance projects (outsourcing, KPI reporting, senior manager regime implementation) as assigned by manager.
Assist with developing and delivering training to internal team.
The Successful Applicant
As a successful applicant, you would have the following Skills & Qualifications:
Extremely well versed in AML/KYC requirements of MAS and SFC; happy to consider KYC specialists with a keen interest in expanding skill set to take on a more generalist, regional compliance advisory role, as initial training will be provided.
At least 3-5 years' experience in KYC Client on-boarding.
Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Articulate and able to deliver high quality work product.
Must be organized and able to remain calm under some degree of pressure / thrive in a fast-paced environment with plenty of interaction with internal teams and line manager.
Detailed and meticulous personality along with strong personal interpersonal skills required/ positive attitude to acquiring skills outside of KYC.
If you're interested in this role, please send your updated CV (word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Referrals are greatly appreciated.
Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd
EA Licence No: 11C5502
Registration No: R1770166
Registration Name: Suhani Malhotra
Internal Number: 6270734
About Morgan McKinley Singapore, EA Licence No: 11C5502
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