KYC/AML Senior Specialist

Risk & Compliance Willemstad, Curacao


KYC/AML Senior Specialist

Willemstad, Curacao

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:

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.

As a core member of our KYC/AML Team, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

Your Role:

The KYC/AML Team Senior Specialist will provide excellent service and is responsible for gathering of KYC documentation and related activities for the several CFS offices. The Senior Specialist will further communicate with Investors and/or Investment Managers as regards to required KYC documentation. The role further entails proper handling of difficult cases and management of all aspects concerning the KYC shared folder.

  • Keeping up-to-date and well informed about relevant international developments;
  • Reviewing KYC records with an emphasis on standard/enhanced due diligence and where applicable simplified due diligence KYC cases. Ensuring each is completed accurately in line with the due diligence level required;
  • Ensuring at all times that Citco’s standards are complied with;
  • Making risk based approach decisions on KYC under supervision of Account Manager;
  • Proper and timely handling of cases involving third party payments;
  • Maintaining an instant overview of complete and incomplete KYC records of investors and monitoring the actions taken to complete these KYC records;
  • Ensuring escalation of any cases that have not been completed on a timely basisas well as timely escalation of difficult cases to the Account Manager;
  • Handling KYC-documents in the CFS Document Management System in accordance with the procedures developed;
  • Monitoring investors and their activities, for those investors designated as requiring monitoring;
  • Maintaining a database and separate files for High Risk Investors (including PEP’s), securing that approvals for such relationships are timely obtained in accordance with the procedures, and that reviews of these investors are performed in accordance with the policy and procedures;
  • Securing that all investor relationships are risk rated and reviewed as per established procedure;
  • Timely follow-up on pending items;
  • Meeting or exceeding internal and external quality standards for exceptional customer service;
  • Teamwork is especially important in this position.



About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in  Business Administration/Management, Economics & Law (MER)/Accounting/ Finance or Economics
  • 3 years’ experience in Compliance or customer service environment
  • Coaching experience
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Knowledge of the financial markets and hedge fund industry
  • Solid knowledge of compliance and regulatory issues, including Know Your Customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) policies


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.