Senior KYC Officer - Luxembourg

Risk & Compliance Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Senior KYC Officer 


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with more than 10,000 staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1.8 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

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.
Working within the Compliance Team in the Real Estate Investment Fund Services business line of Citco, you will work with various investment fund clients to provide critical support that helps them meet the increasing regulatory and compliance requirements that shape the industry.

Your Role

  • You will ensure all client-due diligence (CDD) requirements are met to accept new clients (and counterparties), including assessing client documentation and required risk analysis.
  • You will ensure all CDD requirements are met throughout the client lifecycle, including performing obligatory periodic or event driven reviews of CDD files and updating the risk analysis reports, if applicable.
  • You will communicate with and advise clients, colleagues and other Citco offices worldwide on the CDD requirements of Citco REIF Services Luxembourg
  • You will assist in scanning of the Citco REIF’s Luxembourg client and counterparty database against various lists, analyzing and clearing of alerts resulting from the scanning.
  • You will identify client and/or counterparties that might be considered a(n) (integrity) risk for the organization.
  • You will populate, update and monitor completeness of relevant internal systems with CDD, client and other related information and documentation.
  • You will ensure that the applicable risk level of clients as well as possible PEP status are captured in the systems.
  • You will assess various internal reports and forms (e.g. transaction profile, acceptance, (re)approval, transfer, re-activation, refusal and business termination, etc.).
  • You will assist the client servicing teams with transaction monitoring.
  • You will report internally possible suspicious and/or unusual transactions in line with applicable reporting policies and procedures to the local AML/KYC Manager.
  • You will manage escalations and incidents quickly and efficiently, ensuring legal, regulatory and internal rules are upheld at all times.
  • You will assist with upholding internal KYC/AML policies and procedures.
  • You will monitor completeness of CDD files and actions taken to complete CDD files.
  • You will assist in development of classroom training and providing training.

About You:

  • You have a bachelor degree or country equivalent in civil law/ corporate law or a related discipline, as well as 2-3 years’ experience in similar position. If you have an understanding of local KYC/AML framework and knowledge of recent legislative developments (e.g. AMLD4, etc.), it would be an advantage.
  • You are savvy with Microsoft office applications.
  • You are able to work efficiently under pressure.
  • You have strong research, analytical and reporting skills.
  • You are excellent communicator, and are fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • You have good planning and time management/prioritization skills.
  • You are able to work in a team and autonomously as well as liaise with other departments within a large organization.
  • You are pro-active and result driven.


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.

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