Deputy Team Lead of KYC Verification

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Selene Ma
Email email Selene
Reference AVTU-460283_1599037175

Our client, a reputable European Private Bank, is looking for a deputy team lead to support KYC verification team.


  • Perform & ensure KYC due diligence check on new client on-boarding with high accuracy to comply with all legislations, regulations & bank policies for business as usual.
  • Full responsibility and ownership of the overall implementation and navigate the firm and business partners to ensure client on-boarding procedures are completed on time.
  • Identify the AML risk on PEP, Sanction, Tax and adverse news screening arising from EDD, advise risk assessments related to higher risk relationships.
  • Focus on Source of Wealth corroboration and Total Net Worth substantiation.
  • Closely work with the Sales team to obtain sufficient SOW evidence.
  • Work closely with documentation team to ensure all KYC documents and evidences are in good orders.
  • Participate in any system enhancement UAT, ad hoc tasks and projects assigned by the team head.


  • University graduated in Business Administration, Finance or relevant disciplines; Possess of the qualification / certification of the Enhanced Competency Framework on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing is preferable.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in client onboarding and/ KYC functions gained from Private banking business.
  • Experience and knowledge of the operations of the external name screening devices / tools such as World Check, Dow Jones and project management is preferable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to work with different level of staffs within the organization.
  • Meticulous with a logical mind-set.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin).