Our client is a reputable organization operating within the financial industry, with offices located in the Dutch Caribbean. Delivering high-standard services is a core focus of the organization.
As a Junior KYF Officer you will be at the forefront of ensuring compliance and maintaining the integrity of the banking operations. You will play a crucial role in performing quality checks on completed account opening documents and conducting periodic portfolio reviews. Your attention to detail and knowledge of KYC processes will contribute to our commitment to accuracy and completeness in customer files.
Highlights of the position include:
- Performing periodic reviews on low and medium risk customers across the different offices, ensuring compliance with KYC Policies and Procedures and proper documentation of screening information.
- Reviewing account opening cases in our on-boarding application, ensuring necessary approvals are obtained and compliance with Know Your Customer policies is met before finalizing the on-boarding process.
- Collaborating with Sales, Account Opening teams, and clients to obtain outstanding Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and/or Regulatory documentation, identifying any gaps and reviewing publicly available information.
- Escalating complex issues related to client types, structures, financial products, and AML risk to the Compliance department.
- Ensuring accuracy and completeness of Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and/or Regulatory documentation in source systems.
- Reporting any identified deficiencies in Customer Due Diligence to the Compliance Department and taking appropriate remedial actions as per established procedures.
- Contributing to AML initiatives and projects.
- Maintaining data integrity and accuracy in both physical and system forms.
To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:
- Higher Vocational (HBO) degree with 1-3 years of experience.
- Basic knowledge of relevant banking laws and practices.
- Understanding of banking products and services.
In addition to these requirements, we value the following skills:
- Solid written and verbal communication skills in English, Dutch, and Papiamentu.
- Strong planning, scheduling, and prioritization abilities.
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Ability to thrive under pressure.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in both team-oriented and independent work environments.
- Proficiency in report writing.
- Effective communication skills.
- Strong investigative skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple assignments.