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KYC Analyst

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    Office Support

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

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    Jane Spearman

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Consultant:

    Jane Spearman

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in the banking sector? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for combating financial crimes? We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated KYC (Know Your Customer) Analyst to join our client's expanding team on an initial 6 month basis.


  • Conduct thorough customer due diligence (CDD) and enhanced due diligence (EDD) reviews to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Analyse customer information, including identification documents, financial statements, and transaction histories, to identify potential risks and suspicious activities.
  • Perform risk assessments on new and existing customers, reviewing their backgrounds, business activities, and sources of wealth.
  • Utilise various databases and external resources to verify customer information and identify any inconsistencies or red flags.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as Relationship Managers, Compliance Officers, and Legal teams, to address compliance issues and resolve queries.
  • Stay updated on regulatory changes, industry best practices, and emerging trends related to KYC and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.
  • Prepare accurate and comprehensive reports documenting findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of KYC policies, procedures, and controls.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience working as a KYC Analyst within the banking sector or a financial institution, essential.
  • Sound knowledge of KYC/AML regulations.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard tools and databases used for KYC checks.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess complex customer profiles and identify potential risks.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines, and handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite and other relevant software applications.

Our client offers a dynamic work environment that encourages growth and professional development. As a KYC Analyst, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding our organisation against financial crimes while ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations.


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