KYC Specialist

Banking Services Makati City, Manila


KYC Specialist

Makati City - Philippines


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Citco Bank provides fully integrated transaction, deposit, foreign exchange and credit facilities to our Fund Services and Governance Services clients. Operating in strategic global centres Citco Bank provides access to best of breed process and technology.

As a core member of our Centralized Client-Onboarding and Maintenance team you will work closely with internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to minimize operational risks and ensure our clients experience seamless delivery across banking services.

Your Role:

  • The KYC\AML Specialist is in charge of the processing of the customers’ documents at onboarding and its continuous maintenance during the customers’ life cycle. This role entails execution of day-to-day operations and controls within the given timeframe.
  • You will validate, verify, analyze and process KYC documentation
  • You will validate and process Tax forms and Questionnaires
  • You will maintain the electronic client records in line with the KYC documentation and Tax forms
  • You will ingest and index the documents
  • You will initiate specific workflows within the designated application upon receipt of requests
  • You will perform above tasks accurately within the given time frame/ deadline
  • You will perform at the end-of-day self-control on own-data input for accuracy and completeness
  • You will professionally respond to emails and telephone requests of internal stakeholders
  • You will perform tasks which conform to policies, procedures and guidelines
  • You will timely report and escalate to the appropriate line manager


About You:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Legal or Business Administration
  • You have an understanding of the foundations of Know Your Customer (KYC), AML/CFT and CDD which is preferred
  • You have an understanding of fiduciary services, alternative asset servicing and other financial services which is also preferred
  • You are proficient in Microsoft office 2016 or higher, such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • You have strong proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including verbal and written English
  • You have problem solving skills coupled with analytical skills to ask the right questions and extract the right information
  • You have good planning and time management skills (multitasking on daily basis)
  • You have high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • You are pro-active in raising potential improvements on the processes performed


Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.