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Compliance - KYC Analyst - Singapore

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Posted Nov 15, 2021 - Requisition No. 97594

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Bloomberg’s Legal and Compliance Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal issues that come with being the world’s leading financial news and information company. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. Diversity and inclusion are essential to our success, and we strive to maintain an environment where our employees are empowered to make an impact. We also recognize the value and importance of giving back to our communities, as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program.
The Global Compliance team within Bloomberg’s Legal Department provides coverage of Bloomberg's regulated entities and products, as well as support for Bloomberg's non-regulated products and services. We work to address regulatory issues, ensure compliance with current/developing rules and regulations, and correspond with regulators. Bloomberg has regulated activities that include regulated trading venues (e.g., U.K. Multilateral Trading Facility, U.S. Swap Execution Facility), MIFID II benchmark activities, a U.S. broker-dealer, and other regulated offerings globally.
The Role:

Based in Singapore, this is a great opportunity to join a dynamically growing local KYC Team and also work closely with the regional Anti-money Laundering (AML) and Compliance group. As a Know Your Customer Due Diligence Analyst, will be focused on the onboarding and maintenance of corporate/professional clients for Bloomberg Businesses. You will leverage your deep understanding of the front-to-end customer due diligence process and be well versed with legal entity types. We would love you to bring strong competent knowledge of current UK and local APAC regulatory requirements and relevant financial industry knowhow concerning the Customer Due Diligence standards.
We'll Trust You To:

  • On-board new clients
  • Conduct event or time driven periodic reviews
  • Analyse corporate structures and validate documentation to ensure compliance with internal procedures
  • Accurately risk assess new and existing clients, resolving appropriate issues where required
  • Identify potential AML concerns to appropriate  senior management during the onboarding and ongoing review process
  • Manage multiple expectations of business partners and front office sales teams
  • Respond to client enquiries, assisting on client calls when necessary
  • Perform Politically Exposed Person (PEP), Sanction and Adverse Media screening and analyse the results to eliminate or confirm matches
  • Perform client static data updates within the internal systems
  • As part of the broader Compliance team, provide Compliance support to the broad range of businesses operated by Bloomberg LP.
  • Develop and conduct training for sales and team members as and when necessary
  • Engage directly with clients in region and assist with Client queries
    You'll Need to Have:

  • 5+  years of KYC experience in Financial Services or a Financial Technology company in the past 5 years
  • Experience of standard AML requirements including local Money Laundering Regulations in Singapore
  • Experience with PEPs, Sanctions and Adverse Media screening
  • Experience of analysing complex company legal structures
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines / set targets
  • Dedication to resolve pending queries or concerns in a timely manner
  • Strong communication and Great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organisation 
  • Strong presentation and communication skills in English 

We'd Love to See:

  • Experience of CDD Quality Assurance
  • Experience onboarding clients incorporated in different jurisdictions within APAC
  • Detailed and practical knowledge of KYC/AML requirements for Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia
  • In-House Financial Services experience
  • A motivated individual who thrives in a dynamic, open-plan environment
  • Additional Asian language as this role will cover the whole Asia-Pacific region

If this sounds like you:

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