Our client is a leading global real estate adviser, offering specialist advice across the entire property lifecycle.
Under direct supervision of the Senior Client Onboarding Analyst – Team Leader (SCOA) and Client Onboarding Manager (COM), complete due diligence on new and existing accounts to ensure compliance with requirements of the groups’ AML / KYC policies. This will entail performing and recording the results of searches and sanction checks.
Proactively resolve ad-hoc queries related to complex aspects of AML analysis.
Where required establish and maintain trusted relationships with our clients to facilitate and accelerate the on-boarding processes.
Act as subject matter expert (SME) and provide expert advice and guidance to the Team on complex cases to include (Trust’s, SPV’s and complex ownership structures including entities domiciled in tax-havens or major sanctioned countries).
Assume an active role in improving the on boarding of high risk or complex cases by completing enhanced due diligence (EDD) reviews to a superior standard to the satisfaction of the Senior Client Onboarding Analyst, Client Onboarding Manager and Compliance.
Provide guidance to the front office with regards to the on-boarding polices and account initiation.
Perform periodic reviews of accounts as required by the onboarding policies.
Actively participate in developing, testing and implementing new or enhanced CDD processes and other process improvement initiatives as required.
Proactively resolve queries received from front office and the Compliance Team, highlighting and escalating issues in a timely manner.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with front office staff and the Compliance Team.
Work with COM and Compliance Team to provide training and guidance to staff on client onboarding procedures where required.
Demonstrable experience in undertaking client due diligence, including completing independent searches and sanction checks.
Proven experience in completing enhanced due diligence reviews for high risk or complex KYC cases.
Prior experience interpreting policies and procedures associated with AML regulations.
Working knowledge of third party global information sources used to complete client due diligence searches
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook, internet search engines.
An interest / working knowledge of commercial real estate investment markets (preferred, but not a pre-requisite).
For further information please contact Spencer Evans