KYC Team Manager | Investment Banking

Job Title: KYC Team Manager | Investment Banking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: VB
Reference: JN -082018-174653
Contact Name: Janice Chee
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 28, 2018 10:45

Job Description


Manage a KYC team which performs KYC for new clients with different risk levels (High, Medium, Low), in accordance with internal KYC Procedures and any accompanying local jurisdictional requirements.


  • Manage team work flow through allocation and prioritization of urgent/high risk/aged accounts
  • Provide team members first level advisory to complex cases and BAU questions
  • Conduct second level checks for high risk accounts
  • Ensure all QA findings are remediated on a timely basis
  • Liaise with Compliance team and Business owners/RM and being the first point of escalation for all stakeholders
  • Chair weekly progress meeting with stakeholders including COO, Business Head and Compliance
  • Conduct training to local KYC teams regarding new update in global policy and procedure
  • Conduct compulsory/periodic training to all bankers on KYC related subjects
  • Draft/review internal KYC procedures documents


  • Anti Money Laundering relevant certification, e.g. ACAMS with team lead/management experience
  • Strong understanding of FCC & AML topics with the ability to identify high risk clients i.e. PEP, Adverse News, Sanctions
  • Experienced working in an investment banking environment with knowledge of financial market client base and its' associated AML risks
  • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read & write in Mandarin for liaison & communications with Chinese stakeholders
  • Strong research skills; Proficient with various search engines

Next Step:

Interested candidates please send in your updated resume to

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