Associate AML/KYC (9 month contract)

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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  • Reception of investor AML/KYC documentation and ensure that documentation is verified in a timely manner, follow up with investor on missing or original documentation
  • Scanning, filing and archiving of investor data
  • Data maintenance in relevant systems
  • Performing initial and ongoing AML/KYC due diligence on investor files
  • Screening and verification of investor names against sanction / black lists on ad hoc and ongoing basis
  • Diligently perform account openings and / or account maintenance changes in line with the applicable procedures and in a timely manner
  • Assisting Internal / external auditors in all matters related to AML/KYC
  • Transaction trend monitoring and reporting
  • Perform function in line with the department procedure and Apex policies in respect of the regulatory framework, the internal procedures, guidelines and code of conduct
  • Performing RBE reporting
  • Apprenticeship in the financial industry or an university degree (BA, MBA or equivalent)
  • At least 6 months of relevant experience in the Investor KYC area in Luxembourg Fund industry
  • At least 6 months of relevant experience in Client facing role
  • Very good knowledge of AML/CTF Regulations, recommendations and market standards (all global, EU, Luxembourgish).
  • Very good knowledge of SDD, CDD and EDD
  • Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Very good system knowledge of PFS-Paxus, Mantra,
  • Very good knowledge of screening tools Metrosoft Fundsphere and Refitiv World Check.
  • Good knowledge of RBE reporting
  • Excellent communication skills and a truly client servicing mind set
  • Good interpersonal skills, and sense of teamwork
  • Committed to self-improvement
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and remain calm under high pressure
  • Ability to deliver within agreed deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of English required, and at least one of the following language: German, French, Italian, Hindi, Japanese would be an

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.

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