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KYC analyst

Posted 24 Sep 2022
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
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Degree level
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English (Fluent)

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The KYC Centre, part of the Client & Investment Services department, situated in Rotterdam is a new department supporting all sales offices with the implementation of all know your client (KYC) related regulation and detecting financial crime. The KYC Centre will provide advice and leadership in order to ensure that the global set standards on policies are properly embedded and communicated. The KYC Centre supports all end-to-end customer due diligence (CDD) processes, from identification and verification , gathering documentation, conducting risk assessments and customer screening to setting up the client files. The KYC Centre is ultimately responsible for the accuracy of the customer due diligence files. They will also provide content expertise on the implementation of various KYC-related laws & policies that require content advice and ensure the alignment with the other lines of defense. In addition to these activities the KYC Centre develops in collaboration with Compliance best practice working instructions and provides training to relevant staff.

Position & Requirements

The KYC analyst is appropriately assessing risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Robeco, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations and Robeco policies. The KYC analyst is applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency. This role requires experience in operating in a global and complex environment, knowledge of the regulatory landscape and the KYC/AML domain in particular. It combines a client focused attitude with analytical skills. We expect the KYC analyst to build strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders like Sales, Compliance and Legal. As KYC analyst you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performing the due diligence on new and existing clients by making an analytical risk assessment on accuracy, completeness and validity by using various sources of information.
  • Reaching out to clients for KYC information and explain rules, regulations and Robeco KYC policies
  • Understanding the various distribution channels of Robeco and how to ensure compliance with KYC requirements
  • Updating client profiles and KYC applications according to our KYC policies and procedures
  • Assisting in building up a new KYC center which is a trusted partner for sales, legal and compliance and is continuously improving our KYC framework
  • Working together with sales on client due diligence cases that are complicated or cannot be solved in time
  • Executing periodic and event driven reviews (PEP, UBO, adverse news) and transaction monitoring with support of external databases

Required knowledge skills:

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree and at least 1 year of relevant working experience
  • Asset management and distribution knowledge in an institutional setting is a preferred
  • Legal and compliance knowledge, specific CDD, KYD and AML related
  • Understanding of AML and CTF framework
  • Experience with AML monitoring and screening
  • Proficient use of KYC applications (an advantage)
  • Customer Services orientated
  • Ability to work independently and also to liaise with other departments, and a team player attitude that support his/her colleagues
  • Working experience in an international/global setting with multiple cultures/languages

Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and 17 offices worldwide. A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995. At Robeco, we have a unique integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research that drives investment strategies for a broad range of asset classes. Robeco has more than €200 billion assets under management as of October 2021.

Investment banking
Active in 20 countries
800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years

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