Client On - Boarding/AML Analyst

Job type:
on-site
Start:
AAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Hyphen
Place:
Kent
Date:
04/18/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
887733

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Client On - Boarding/AML Analyst

Bank of America is currently looking for an experienced Client On - Boarding/AML Analyst

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk-management products and services.

Shared Services Operations is responsible for on boarding of new clients to ensure that Bank of America meets both the regulatory and internal AML/KYC requirements. The Shared Services Operations KYC/AML On Boarding team is responsible for reviewing and approving account opening documentation for the Bank's branches in its Europe, Middle East and Africa division (EMEA). The team has a vacancy for an individual who has experience of AML/KYC documentation and AML regulations.

A law degree would be an advantage, as would fluency in one or more of the following languages:

Dutch
German
Italian
French
Spanish

The role includes a considerable element of conducting external research and maintenance of information electronically, therefore, a solid knowledge of PC skills is required, as are good organisational skills

*Responsible for ensuring that the business is compliant with all Bank policies and local legal requirements in the EMEA region
*Ensure that documentation requirements are met and perform Anti-Money Laundering checks on new clients.
*This includes independent verification of information supplied by clients using external research via the Internet.
*Review of completed documentation when received back from client and if appropriate sign off documentation in compliance with local AML regulations
*Follow up on any outstanding issues
*Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Strong organisational skills
*Provision of guidance, advice and training to other teams within the business on an ad-hoc basis
*Liaison with business partners in Implementation, Sales and local Compliance Officers in Europe
*A flexible, team-spirited approach with the ability to work independently
*Strong analytical and communication skills (both oral and written in English)
*Strong organisational skills
*Good knowledge of AML/KYC requirements
*Legal background or law degree or similar
*A flexible, team-spirited approach with the ability to work independently
*A good knowledge of various corporate structures eg Funds, Trusts, Partnerships etc.
*Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines in a demanding environment
*Attention to detail
*Good MS Office skills
*Familiarity with Cash Management products an advantage

Working hours for this role average 8.30am - 6.30pm.

There is some flexibility for Starting earlier and leaving earlier or starting later and leaving later  as long as the core 9am-5.30pm hours are covered and the overall hours are achieved.

Hy-phen Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.