Senior KYC/AML Officer

Risk & Compliance Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Senior KYC/AML Officer



About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with more than 7,000 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

For over 75 years Citco has developed an ethos of service excellence and partnership in corporate fiduciary and administration that our clients rely upon. Through our global office network we provide a full suite of corporate administrative services to set up, administer and maintain corporate entities throughout their life cycle.

Working within the Compliance Team in the Governance Services business line of Citco, you will work with multinational, corporate and private clients as well as private debt and debt capital markets clients to provide critical support that helps them meet the increasing regulatory and compliance requirements that shape the industry. You will report to the local Head of AML & Operations Control Manager.

Your Role

  • You will be preparing client CDD files for final review by the Head of AML.
  • You will be requesting appropriate CDD documentation from UBOs in CCT (Citco C&T Luxembourg) clients entities.
  • You will be maintaining an overview of complete and incomplete CDD records and ensuring action is taken to complete all CDD records.
  • You will timely follow up on pending CDD requests keeping compliance with CCT escalation and follow up procedures.
  • You will manage maintenance and safekeeping of CDD documents and files.
  • You will be liaising with business teams on a daily basis responding to client AML queries.
  • You will be ensuring queries and emails are responded to in a timely and accurate manner.
  • You will be clearing and/or investigating/verifying possible matches as generated by the scanning application that Citco uses to scan their client base against lists of undesirable persons.
  • You will be maintaining a database of High Risk clients and ensuring the appropriate actions is taken with regards to these.
  • You will be keeping informed as to present and future legislation and regulatory developments in the jurisdiction.
  • You will be assisting with clients specific CDD reviews.
  • You will ensure the AML applications are consistent with the Company’s AML policy and risk assessment.
  • You will be an escalation point for clients and Citco employees on all AML/CDD queries
  • You will provide information to management in respect of AML/CDD issues arising.
  • You will maintain delivery of a high quality service level to clients and other Citco departments ensuring all queries are dealt with in a professional manner and escalating where appropriate.
  • You will be managing specific projects which may arise from time to time.


About You:

  • You have a bachelor degree or country equivalent in civil law/ corporate law or a related discipline, as well as 4+ years’ experience in the financial service industry. Understanding of local KYC/AML framework and knowledge of recent legislative developments (e.g. AMLD4, etc.) is a major 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 (French is an advantage).
  • 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.