Wholesale KYC Operations - Client Data Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


Are you an ambitious individual looking for new job opportunities? This job is for you!

As a Wholesale KYC Operations (WKO) Client Data Associate within the WKO Client Data Team, you will work within Wholesale KYC Operations to conduct Specialized Due Diligence and advise on the KYC requirements for Politically Exposed Persons and Negative Media. You will work closely with front office, onboarding, Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC), and checker functions teams to ensure efficient and timely onboarding of new client relationships to the JP Morgan infrastructure, as well as prompt renewals of our existing client portfolio. You will also act as a single point of contact and subject matter expert for all matters related to KYC execution, working in alignment with the Wholesale Payments Front Office team and coordinating with all internal teams.

Job responsibilities

  • Understands the corporate and local Due Diligence standards with respect to the identification of politically exposed person's associated with our direct customers
  • Understands the negative media KYC Guidelines and analyzes impact to client
  • Gathers, analyzes and coherently summarizes pertinent information and potential risks
  • Identifies and applies regulatory requirements of the different applicable jurisdictions and internal procedures
  • Drafts and advises on politically exposed person's Specialised Due Diligence requirements using public and internal sources
  • Ensures KYC is updated properly based upon information sourced
  • Communicates critical elements of Specialised Due Diligence and negative media disposition with front office
  • Develops strong partnerships, escalates issues, and eliminates roadblocks and becomes a trusted advisor to the business
  • Highlights proactively and escalates potential issues to management

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Relevant experience in KYC covering global corporate customer types
  • AML/KYC compliance background essential - knowledge of the USA Patriot Act, Bank Secrecy Act, and related local AML regulations
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership, focus on quality and best practices
  • Excellent analytical and research skills, detail oriented, and an investigative mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Adaptable, flexible, and willing to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a global team