Mar 20, 2018

KYC Analyst Job Opportunities - Citi Bank

  • Citi Group
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Banking and Financial Services Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  KYC Analyst

Company Name: Citi Bank

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The KYC Analyst will research, prepare and complete the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) due diligence records for its Financial Institutions Group UAE + region’s client base. The candidate will be a member of a dedicated team focused on the KYC required by Citi on its Financial Institutions clients. The team is responsible for the timely completion of KYC records in assigned portfolio, including “onboarding” and “renewal” records, and managing the population in regard to any expired records;


Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Prepare client-specific KYC-related analyses and complete Customer Acquisition Due Diligence;
  • Work with the Business Support Unit to assess documentation requirements for client legal entities and jurisdictions;
  • Interact with clients to obtain KYC and other compliance information and documentation;
  • Co-ordinate and manage AML Calls between clients and Citi Compliance;
  • Produce AML Risk Summaries;
  • Review and respond to the periodic transaction reviews;
  • Review and evaluate recent negative news related to clients;
  • Liaise with internal Compliance personnel on the application of KYC policy;
  • Liaise with Sales Account Managers to ascertain information on the purpose of client accounts, transaction volumes etc.;
  • Interact with clients, parent account bankers, subsidiary bankers and product partners on AML and KYC-related issues;
  • Work closely with AML Analyst Hub and Client Services units on Additional Information Requests (AIRs).
  • Report as needed to regional/local control committees on challenges, progress, etc.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • At least three to five years of professional work experience, preferably in Financial Services;
  • Previous experience and knowledge of KYC preferred, particularly in the Correspondent Banking space;
  • Client Service experience and/or Front Office experience helpful;
  • Compliance knowledge an advantage;
  • Experience working in a global, dynamic environment;
  • Knowledge of Citi and Citi KYC systems an advantage;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential;
  • Experience with MS Office tools: PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint;
  • Attention to detail with strong follow-up and good judgment;
  • “Owner/Completer” approach;
  • Self-starter, able to work independently when needed, and to prioritise tasks;
  • Team Player, able to work in partnership with other individuals on day-to-day and long term projects.
  • The candidate must be fluent in English both written and spoken

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