Risk KYBP & ESG Officer

Finance London, United Kingdom


Risk KYBP & ESG Officer


About Argus

Argus is an independent media organisation with 1,200 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 27 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network.


What will you be doing?

Lead the execution of an efficient and timely KYC (Know Your Customer) sanctions checking system, based on a Dow Jones database solution and subsequently then analyse the results and initiate initiation of the appropriate acceptance or rejection, in line with the Argus policy. You will also, ensure all related areas of uncertainty are raised to be addressed by the Argus Legal and Compliance teams. You will also maintain a list of high risk entities for Senior Management’s reference

Maintain a list of high risk entities and delivery Deliver of a Know Your Business Partner (KYBP) system to ensure all material Vendors/Suppliers are carefully checked for ethical standards prior to acceptance into the Argus supply chain.

Supervise and oversee the company-wide supplier contracts’ database including ad-hoc support to the Compliance team on project type activities and potential support for Company Secretarial activities.

Act as Key coordination point to handle all incoming third party ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) questionnaires in support of our Sales’ activities as well as, analyse the questionnaires and network appropriately with other Argus teams to gather the relevant information and complete the questionnaires. Over time, you will develop and maintain a library of approved standard answers for slotting into these questionnaires, and maintain a full record of all requests received and the answers provided.


What we’re looking for in you?

  • Process oriented
  • Well organised self-starter, committed to continuous process improvement
  • Good IT skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good informational presentation skills
  • Ability to create and develop strong cross functional relationships


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Group pension scheme
  • Hybrid working model
  • Group healthcare and life assurance scheme
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training


By submitting your job application, you automatically acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data to the Company. Argus is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.