KYC Senior Specialist

Banking Services Makati City, Philippines


KYC Senior 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 Senior Specialist is in charge of processing the customer’s documents and its continuous maintenance during the customers’ life cycle. This role entails execution of day-to-day operations and controls within the given timeframe. In addition, the candidate maintains contacts with various CCOB team members and provides guidance and support to the Junior KYC\AML Officers.
  • You will serve as point of contact for CCOB team members globally
  • You will provide daily support and guidance to the Junior KYC\AML Officers in order to meet the operational standards
  • You will validate, verify, analyze and process the KYC documentation
  • You will Validate and process Tax forms and Questionnaires
  • You will maintain the electronic client records and hierarchies in line with the KYC documentation as well as Tax forms
  • You will ingest and index the documents
  • You will initiate specific workflows within the designated application upon receipt of requests
  • You will conduct gap analysis on the currently available documentation and CDD specific requirement
  • You will performing above tasks accurately within the given time frame/ deadline
  • You will perform at the end-of-day control on own-data input for accuracy and completeness
  • You will perform at the end-of-day control on data input of Junior KYC\AML Officers for accuracy and completeness
  • You will professionally respond to emails and telephone requests of internal stakeholders
  • You will perform tasks conform policies, procedures and guidelines
  • You will submit timely reporting and escalating to the appropriate line manager


About You:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in Legal or Business Administration
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the fields of CDD, AML/CTF
  • You have experience in fiduciary services, alternative asset servicing and other financial services
  • You are proficient in Microsoft office 2016 or higher, such as Outlook, Word, Excel
  • You have strong proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including verbal and written English
  • You have problem solving skills coupled with analytical skills
  • You have good planning and time management skills (multitasking on daily basis)
  • You have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • You are pro-active in raising potential improvements on the process performed
  • You have ACAMS Certification and knowledge of FATCA and CRS which are advantageous


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.