KYC Officer

Risk & Compliance Ebene, Mauritius


KYC Officer

Mauritius - Ebene


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:

The KYC/AML Officer will form part of the Central KYC Team based in Mauritius. The Officer will monitor, control and ensure that all clients serviced by the business teams in the respective offices have fulfilled the Citco Customer Due Diligence (“CDD”) requirements. These requirements comprise internal policies and guidelines, AML and anti-terrorist financing legislation as well as local and/international regulatory legislation and guidelines, as applicable. In addition, the Assistant or Officer will play a key role in business acceptance and continuation, overall CDD monitoring, controlling and assisting the business teams on meeting their compliance obligations, both internally as externally. The Assistant or Officer will report to the KYC/AML Manager of the KYC/AML and OCM Department.

Your Role:

  • You will perform CDD assessment on  new and existing business relationships;
  • You will assess risk of new and existing business relationship;
  • You will screen clients using available tools;
  • You will request KYC information and documentation;
  • You will plan and perform client periodic reviews using Citco’s applications;
  • You will conduct event-driven client review;
  • You will assist in obtaining approval for high risk clients in accordance with Citco’s policies and procedures;
  • You will communicate effectively with internal and external parties to obtain documentation;
  • You will supply administration support where required in the completion of KYC reporting activities;
  • You will update internal databases and spreadsheets;
  • You will prepare reports for senior management;
  • You will assist with upholding internal KYC/AML policies and procedures;
  • You will organise regular meetings internally and minutes taking;

About You:

  • You have minimum a Bachelor degree in finance or finance (with law), law and management, business administration, or a related discipline;
  • You have minimum of 3 year experience KYC role
  • You can demonstrated experience in KYC work within the financial service industry (of foreign jurisdictions) is an advantage
  • You have strong research and analytical skills;
  • You must have good knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • You have basic understanding of Know Your Customer regulations (including AML/CFT laws and regulations);
  • You are able to assimilate the requirements of the role quickly;
  • You have good communication skills, both verbal and written (in English);
  • You have positive and pro-active attitude;
  • You have good planning and time management/prioritization skills;
  • You have ability to work in a team as well as independently and also to liaise with other departments;

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.