Banking KYC Officer

Banking Services Hyderabad, Hyderabad



Job Title:  KYC Officer

Job Level:  Individual Contributor

Reports to:  Account Manager

Location:  Hyderabad

COE Department:  Centralized Client On-Boarding and Maintenance – CDD (“CCOB”)

Requirements: Bachelor/ Master degree



To meet the continuous increase of global regulatory and tax transparency requirements around customer due diligence, the Citco Group of Companies established a centralized client on-boarding process in order to streamline the KYC data collection and maintenance thereof from customers during their life cycle. For this center of excellence department, Citco is looking to recruit a KYC Officer with knowledge on the legal and regulatory requirements around customer due diligence (CDD) in the context of  anti-money laundering/ countering terrorist financing (AML/CTF). The ideal candidate is familiar with the interpretation of the CDD requirements of relevant law and regulations and with good industry practice.  


The KYC Officer is in charge of the identification process of the customers at onboarding and its continuous maintenance during the customers’ life cycle. The KYC Officer analysis the ownership and control structures of the customers to ensure appropriate identification of entities and individuals. This role entails execution of day-to-day operation and controls within the given timeframe. In addition, the KYC Officer support on other administrative tasks related to KYC information.


This position is in charge of obtaining on behalf of the Citco service offices, the KYC documents and Tax forms of

the Citco’s customers. The collection process must be performed as efficient as possible to expedite the clients’

on-boarding experience. Framing the clients’ structure and KYC documentation is a key factor to increase

operational value.



A summary of the main tasks and responsibilities of the KYC Officer are as follows:

  • Collecting, validating, verifying, analyzing and processing of KYC documentation and Tax forms.
  • Maintaining the electronic client records in line with the KYC documentation and Tax forms.
  • Following-up with relevant team on required documentation.
  • Ingesting and indexing of documents.
  • Performing various administrative tasks within the applications.
  • Liaising with various internal senior relationship managers.
  • Responding timely and professionally to emails or telephone queries.
  • Timely reporting and escalation to the Account Manager.
  • Meeting internal and external clients deadlines.
  • Performing tasks accurately and in time conform policies, procedures and guidelines.



  • Bachelor/ Master degree in Legal or Business Administration.
  • Understanding the foundation of KYC and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) is preferred
  • Understanding of fiduciary services, alternative asset servicing and other financial services is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office 2016 or higher, such as Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Strong proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including verbal and written English.
  • Problem solving skills coupled with analytical skills to ask the right questions and extract the right information.
  • Good planning and time management skills.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Business and commercial acumen 
  • Quality and risk management
  • Problem-solving
  • Client relationship management
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Coaching and Developing others
  • Drive for results
  • Adaptability

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.