KYC QC Associate - AWM Edinburgh

JP Morgan

Location: Midlothian

Job Type: Full time

Posted


The Global Wealth Management business offers individuals and families personalized, comprehensive financial solutions that integrate sophisticated investment management, capital markets, trust and banking capabilities. JPMorgan Private Bank was recognized in 2015 by Euromoney as the world's best global private bank, with more than 1,800 client advisors in 120 offices in 11 countries.

J.P. Morgan International Bank Limited (JPMIB) is the primary entity which is used to provide private banking services to ultra-high net worth (UHNW) and high net worth (HNW) individuals in the EMEA region, excluding Switzerland. It is also the entity which provides banking, trading, and brokerage and custody services to clients of the Global Wealth Management (GWM) in Asia. JPMIB is a UK bank and is regulated by the PRA and FCA; it operates out of its UK head office with branches in Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid and Milan.

Our Team

As a result of continued strong business performance together with the increasing nature of the regulatory environment, J.P. Morgan International Bank Limited (JPMIB) is looking to add additional KYC Quality Control (QC) Specialists to the team. The focus will be to review client due diligence and uphold the standards of the Banks AML/KYC program.

The role will focus on supporting the AML & KYC framework for the PB EMEA onshore client base and will require interacting with a wide range of Front Office employees (Bankers, Analysts and Client Service Specialists) as well as the Legal, Global Financial Crimes Compliance and Risk management functions.

Collaboration with AML/KYC colleagues globally to ensure that a sound Anti-Money Laundering monitoring framework is maintained may also be necessary.

Responsibilities

The KYC QC Specialists responsibilities will include:

  • Review and analysis of Client Due Diligence reports and Know Your Client (KYC) data.
  • Identification of prohibited client types and appropriate escalation
  • Identification of AML/KYC/Reputation risk and appropriate escalation
  • Training to the front office on KYC & Due Diligence Standards
  • Ad-hoc AML/KYC related projects such as systems enhancements, workflow analysis, and higher risk client reviews.
  • Management Information (MIS) compiling of data and producing monthly reports and other ad-hoc reports as required for senior management


Qualifications

What we look for

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is enthusiastic and a keen interest in AML and related areas. The successful candidate will demonstrate good organizational skills, and will be able to deal with issues independently even when working under pressure with challenging deadlines. Given that the role will involve communicating with employees of varying levels, with diverse roles and different native languages, the individual will need strong communication and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated KYC/AML experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi task and deliver to a tight deadline
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at all levels across all functions
  • Team player
  • Additional languages a plus

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs
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