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KYC Manager - Apply now

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Location: London
Type: Permanent

This is a great opportunity for the right individuals to work in a fast paced dynamic team and to help identify and establish best practises within the Company

Main duties    

  • Supervise and manage client on-boarding team
  • Conduct reviews, appraisals, set KPIs as needed
  • Organise account opening process and ensure internal and external deadlines are met
  • Ensure quality of work in line with FCA requirements
  • Assist account opening and other relevant tasks in the team
  • Liaise with relevant departments on all the team related tasks
  • Act as subject matter expert in CDD and AML fields for the team
  • Undertake quality review of CDD records
  • Discuss with and escalate to Compliance complex issues surrounding client types and structures, financial products and services, and other AML risk-related issues
  • Serve as point of contact for the team
  • Manage and facilitate client due diligence
  • Keep ownership of the record keeping process in relation to CDD files

Essential skills    

  • Experience in leading/managing a team
  • Ability to challenge and influence stakeholders to ensure decisions are well thought out and can be executed from an operations perspective
  • Strong analytical, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines
  • Multi-tasker who can manage multiple streams of work concurrently
  • Comfortable with change, ambiguity, debate, conflict and informed risk taking

Desirable skills    

  • Prior experience in AML/KYC & account opening process a plus
  • Experience within financial services, operational or compliance fields
  • Ability to work under pressure and to fixed deadlines
  • Knowledge of other language(s)


  • BS/BA Degree - Law, Finance, or Business preferred