Senior Account Opening Officer / AML KYC Specialist (m/f/d)

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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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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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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  • Manage account and AML/KYC documentation and other compliance relevant processes (sanction screening) for new clients including dispatching the necessary documents
  • Perform checkers role to validate/authorise account opening & maintenance of client data
  • Adherence of regulatory requirements regarding AML/KYC, CRS & FATCA/QI
  • Close communication with other departments for resolving AML/KYC and other regulatory issues related to clients’ accounts
  • Support Junior staff in resolving any issues in the processes
  • Entry and maintenance of master data
  • File reviews according to the determined review cycle on all active accounts
  • Banking apprenticeship or Bachelor degree in relevant field (economics, business administration, Finance)
  • Several years of relevant practical experience in a similar role; Compliance experience is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of AML/KYC requirements as well as of various legal and regulatory structures of corporates and funds and international institutions
  • Advanced knowledge of tax topics (FATCA, QI, CRS)
  • Sound knowledge of fund and banking systems with affinity to IT-systems in general
  • Ability work successfully both autonomously and within teams
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and highly accurate
  • Good knowledge of office communication software (MS Office-Word, Excel + Lotus Notes/Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbally) in English and German

You can look forward to an interesting and broad field of activities within a successfully growing company. You will experience the advantages of a bank, flat hierarchies and an attractive work environment providing you a long-term perspective for your personal and professional development. We provide for opportunities for personal and professional career development and offer a highly competitive salary package to the successful candidate.

Ready for the challenge?
If you are interested in this challenge, we look forward to receive your application documents (motivation letter, CV, testimonials/reference letters, if any) including additional information about your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations via e-mail to [email protected].

For further information about us, please have a look at our website. As we are a part of the Apex group, you can also visit www.theapexgroup.com for additional information about our international and growth-oriented group. Please also have a look at www.lri-invest.lu for further information about the other companies being part of this group here in Luxembourg.

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 is made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

All applications are treated as strictly confidential.

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/

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information regarding the Apex Group’s processing of personal data.

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