KYC Analyst – Private Banking (Arabic Speaking)

23rd February 2023
City of London, United Kingdom
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Prestigious International banking client based in the West End is seeking Private Banking KYC expert to join their existing team. You will be part of the banks Client On-boarding team. Please make it clear in your CV if you have worked specifically in Private Banking / Wealth / HNW individuals. You must be able to read and speak Arabic fluently

This is a 9- 12 months Fixed Term Contract

The role of the Client On-boarding, KYC/DD is to ensure the bank is compliant with all relevant UK regulation, London Branch and Group Anti-Financial Crime policies. All new client relationships for London are processed within the team and its performance has a direct impact on the businesses ability to realise revenue opportunities. Consequently, the position involves a high degree of contact with front office stakeholders. The documentation for our new and existing client relationships will require review by the team and any subsequent updates of KYC/CDD/EDD profiles and supporting due diligence checks will be need to be carried out within the agreed TAT/SLA.


  • Initially there will be a certain amount of project work involved with this position, particularly around initiating the process of periodic reviews and updating static data and management information.
  • Review of Client Static Data ensuring details are updated as applicable and relevant, as part of on-going maintenance and client review.

Key responsibilities:

New client onboarding including:

  • Full KYC information and supporting documentation including screening of names and associated parties;
  • Applying the AML risk rating methodology in addition to full compliance with the Group’s AML Policy and Procedures;
  • Opening of new accounts on Intellect (and other applicable systems) and other static data requirements within the core Banking system.

    Periodic reviews of existing clients, including:
  • Annual reviews of High/PEP client relationships and any subsequent updates of KYC/CDD/EDD profiles and supporting due diligence checks including screening of names and associated parties;
  • Reviews of medium clients as above but every 2 years, low risk clients every 3 years.

    Review of client static data, including:

  • Ongoing management and maintenance of client data standards;
  • Completing/updating PEP Register;
  • Completing/updating Connected Parties Register
  • Central scanning of client files onto our EDMS solution.

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