Head of KYC

We require the following from the candidates:

Manage and coordinate delivery of the company’s KYC remediation programme

Establish a centralised KYC function

Run KYC remediation project which includes close cooperation with any external parties and company appointed to perform the remediation

Act as a 1st line of defense for questions related to the KYC remediation

Devising and implementing an exit strategy for clients who for various reasons need to be offboarded from the firm’s active client book

Strategic leadership and build-out of centralised Customer Onboarding function in line with company vision

Partner directly with relevant senior stakeholders to define the future strategy of the EPS onboarding/KYC function

Ensure the KYC escalation policies are followed

Serve as a point of escalation for KYC Analysts, KYC Quality Control Analysts and Team Leads, and Quality Assurance in handling complicated client cases, issue guidance

Manage and own the budget for the KYC function and is accountable for the effective delivery of services within the agreed budget

Negotiating with vendors/service providers with regards to service packages and price bundles.

Responsibilities and duties:

Excellent communication skills and extensive experience developing and presenting clear and concise MI

Proven ability to understand, evaluate and resolve problems

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Ability to research and understand complex regulatory issues and laws

Able to work under pressure

Strong organisational skills and the ability to multi-task

Able to work under your own initiative

Able to inspire, motivate and influence others to achieve the Company’s objectives

Able to identify and manage risks

Intermediate MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Required experience:

5+ year experience in KYC remediation programmes, ideally dealing with regulator led or driven remediation exercises

10+ years of KYC experience in leadership position with 10+ people

Experience in KYC related function in EMI is desirable

Knowledge of full cycle of product delivery  Experience working in a FinTech is desirable

Experience in dealing environment, ideally in payments with online businesses

In depth knowledge of KYC processes and regulations./Deep understanding of KYC Processes and regulations in the financial services regulatory environment.

Functional knowledge of market practices related to compliance operations

Thorough understanding and experience in analyzing complex company legal structures and identifying the associated risks with said structures.

Skills and Competencies:

Methodical with excellent attention to detail

Self-motivated, adaptable and flexible in approach to the work

Resilient and tenacious approach to challenges

Good organisational skills and able to organise their time effectively

A team player and confident communication skills when dealings with others

Exceptional organization and managerial skills.

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