Senior KYC Consultant

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD50 - USD60 per hour
  • Opportunity to work with a foreign investment bank
  • 6-12 month contract (HYBRID ONSITE)

About Our Client

Our client is an international bank with a branch in New York, NY. The branch offers a range of services tailored to corporate clients, including corporate banking, wealth management, and trade finance solutions. With its presence in a major financial center like New York, the branch likely plays a crucial role in facilitating cross-border transactions, foreign exchange services, and treasury operations.

Job Description

The Senior KYC Consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • Creating accurate KYC profiles in internal systems, managing system set-up and downstream product onboarding workflows, and conducting initial investigations to support KYC procedures.
  • Liaising with front office teams to obtain necessary documentation and information, screening individuals and entities against relevant sources, and preparing PEP/adverse memo submissions for review.
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance and Control Officers is essential to ensure the quality of KYC documentation.
  • Provide support for ad-hoc queries, ongoing projects, and suggest process improvements as needed.
  • Ensuring proper client classification and maintaining documentary evidence for regulatory purposes are key responsibilities.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior KYC Consultant should have the following background:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or related field
  • Proven experience in KYC onboarding or a similar role within the financial services industry.
  • Prior Institutional Banking experience
  • In-depth knowledge of KYC regulations, AML/CFT requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Proficiency in database management and familiarity with KYC systems and tools.
  • Proactive approach to identifying process improvements and implementing solutions.

What's on Offer

The Senior KYC Consultant will be paid an hourly market rate with a contract duration 6-12 months. This role REQUIRES being onsite 3 days/week in New York, NY. Must be authorized to work in the USA

Lauren Dvorscak
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Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Compliance & Legal
Financial Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Lauren Dvorscak
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