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KYC Trainee HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-29 12:47   Graduate Trainee / Internship /industrial Attachment   Lagos   38 views
Job Details

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL IDEALLY HAVE TO:

Participate in a structured training program designed to provide comprehensive training in KYC procedures, compliance standards, and regulatory requirements relevant to the digital banking industry.
Learn to conduct thorough customer due diligence checks, including verification of customer identities, assessment of risk profiles, and documentation of customer information in accordance with KYC policies and procedures.
Assist in reviewing and analyzing customer documentation, such as identification documents, proof of address, to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with regulatory standards.
Gain knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and assist in evaluating the risk associated with customer accounts, transactions, and business relationships, identifying potential risks and escalating issues as necessary.
Familiarize yourself with regulatory requirements, industry guidelines, and internal policies related to KYC, AML, and customer identification procedures, and ensure adherence to these standards in all customer onboarding and account maintenance activities.
Stay updated on regulatory developments, industry best practices, and emerging trends in KYC and AML compliance through ongoing training sessions, self-study, and collaboration with senior compliance staff, actively seeking opportunities for skill development and enhancement.
Validating new, existing and ad hoc KYC files against legal documentation and third-party sources, remediating errors as necessary, for customers managed by a supported business unit.
Ensuring all required customer information and supporting documentation are captured for new and existing customers who are going through a triggering event or material change by coordinating with Business Unit Relationship Managers and Corporate Account Management Team.
Reviewing and validating resubmitted documents and updating system accordingly as needed.
Tracking onboarding requests, re-assesses pipeline, and managing assignments as necessary.
Monitoring, researching, analyzing and addressing all essential compliance activities including but not limited to drilling down on beneficial ownership for higher risk clients, identifying politically exposed (PEP) individuals, negative media, and sanctions issues.
Maintaining detailed tracking of KYC file status and other customer record activities to ensure completion within required timeframes.
Implementing process improvement to create efficiencies.
Performing any other duties as it may be assigned by the Compliance supervisor or by the boss.
Verification and Approval of accounts.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Legal Studies, or a related field preferred.
Entry-level position; prior experience in compliance, banking, or financial services is advantageous but not required.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Proficiency in using computers and software applications.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Analytical mindset, eagerness to learn, and a strong commitment to upholding regulatory standards and ethical principles.

Company Description
UK Neo-Banking Financial institution, providing Banking as a Service (BaaS)