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Currently we are looking for 2 KYC Specialists to join our team in Amsterdam.
As a KYC Specialist within Wholesale Banking (WB) Compliance you are working within a team of Know Your Customer (KYC) experts, who are supporting WB business units globally in further embedding of the KYC ) requirements and controls within their business environment. The position is a key channel for advice, training, translating (external) developments to the WB environment as well as communicating and sharing of best practices. As a global expert in the KYC domain your main focus lies on Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Economic and Financial Sanctions as well as Export Controls and Proliferation Financing, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Environmental and Social Risk (ESR) which translates to the following (non-exhaustive) overview of activities:
Maintaining expertise and in depth subject knowledge and understanding of good practice and procedures of the KYC Framework (continuous development);
Support the business in translating requirements to practical implementable solutions;
Oversee and advice (WB on the embedding of the KYC controls within their respective domain;
You approve one off waivers and deviations requests vis-à-vis ING standards
Review and decide on potential suspicious hits c.q. transactions resulting from the post transaction screening process that have been escalated by alert handlers to the MLRO (Money Laundering Reporting Officer);
Assess and decide on a case-by-case basis what measures should be taken with regard to a true hit and instruct local operations in writing on which follow-up action to execute
Escalating true hits from name and transaction screening related to external sanction laws or regulation or in case of doubt, to FCC for mandatory consult;
Reporting true hits and follow-up actions internally and/or externally as required.
Monitor and follow-up on open audit-items and incidents;
Identify key areas for improvement and provide support and guidance to implement good practice;
Work from the basis of what's possible within the confines of law and regulations and at the same time enabling the business in achieving sustainable growth.
Your work environment Within the WB FEC/MLRO function a team of KYC specialists is dedicated to supporting the business in complying with KYC policies and regulations, at the same time looking for global alignment and uniformity in approach in order to contribute to efficient KYC-processes and a flawless client experience . The team is working together based on knowledge and expertise, as well as the skill set needed to best perform the job. The position ofKYC specialist for that reason is identified as an expert role with a strong focus on skills in which the roles of independent advisor and (if needed hard) controller should be balanced. Working with our key internal stakeholders offers an environment which provides a global overview on how the KYC requirements and controls are embedded within the business, and provides an opportunity to support relationships with external stakeholders, regulators and supervisory institutions as well as the global functions at Head office.
We are looking for a motivated new colleague who has the following characteristics:
Proven knowledge and expertise in the KYC domain (minimum 3-5 years)
Academic degree and preferably a certification in FEC, FATCA, CRS, ESR or AML expertise areas.A team player with strong interpersonal skills who is able to build effective working relationship and thrive in a diversified and multicultural work environment.
Strong and effective communication skills - fluent in written and spoken English.
Excellent analytical skills as well as a keen eye for detail
Organised with the ability to meet and respond to tight deadlines
Able to demonstrate initiative and drive for results
Strong skill set in the areas of personal effectiveness (i.e. adaptability, flexibility, independence, courage and self-confidence, attention to detail), problem analysis & judgement, customer focus and investigative & learning ability
Able to use different communication styles fitting with the need of the (internal) customer, both verbally and written
This is a fulltime position (40 hours per week), we offer:
A salary tailored to your qualities and experience
A reimbursement for travel expenses
24 vacation days with a 36-hour working week. If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 27 vacation days
13th month salary
Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary
8% Holiday payment
Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions
An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best
Progressive way of working according to the Agile method, so that new ideas come to life
Interested? You can apply online for this position by clicking on 'Apply for this job', complete the on-line application form and submit your English resume and letter of motivation.
For more detailed information on this position please contact Geerjan van den Toorn, Head of KYC and MLRO Wholesale Banking, via Geerjan.van.den.Toorn@ing.nl
Internal Number: 6496926
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