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:
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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.
During my internship I had the opportunity to learn more about how sustainability impact companies and why it matters to investors. As an intern you are carrying out research on companies, whilst preparing and joining engagement calls to nudge companies to improve their sustainability practices.
I worked on different projects covering the ESG spectrum, such as gas pipeline developments and fair drug pricing. I also did a research project on the agrochemicals industry. This internship program provides a glimpse how asset managers engage with stakeholders to pursue sustainable investing.