Reports to: KYC Team Leader / KYC Compliance Officer

New York City


Job Purpose:

The KYC Analyst will lead initiatives for the Compliance Department include managing the risk in the KYC due diligence process, Policy and Procedure updates and enhancements to department systems and will act as a team lead coordinating resources and oversight of key department deliverables.



  • Perform basic and enhanced due diligence KYC screening on new and existing US & Non-US clients. Document and maintain all due diligence evidence
  • Assist KYC originators to complete the KYC form and /or advise on specific compliance requirements and regulations.  Escalate issues to management as appropriate
  • Document and report KYC or Transaction Monitoring application issues to management and system support.   Assist with tracking and resolution of the same
  • Track all outstanding documentation where temporary exceptions have been granted or transaction monitoring Request for Information (RFI) and follow-up with the business and Management as needed
  • Escalate any accounts where expected activity does not meet actual activity through the account(s)
  • Prepare department metric reporting for both KYC and Transaction Monitoring functions
  • Act as FCC team resource for assigned department projects


  • 4 year degree or equivalent business experience
  • At least 3-5 years industry experience and/or 5 years Financial Services compliance, preferably in the private banking and wealth management industry
  • KYC and AML experience required
  • Compliance experience including knowledge of required legal governing documents for legal entities and knowledge of the Know Your Client/Anti-Money Laundering/ Bank Secrecy Act/ US Patriot Act requirements a plus
  • ACAMS Anti-Money Laundering Certification desired
  • PC proficient (MS office) and extensive knowledge on performing internet searches
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and written)
  • Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions with limited supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily work responsibilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and resolve KYC issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to guide and advise business on KYC issues

Job Dimensions:

  • Employee: no direct reports

To apply for this job email your details to margaret@mjboyd.net