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Manager - KYC & Onboarding - CIB Business Management (FLOD) (UAE National)

Corporate & Investment Banking
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To be part of centralised team and perform the CIB client On-boarding review and approval function. To ensure the documentary evidence meets internal guidelines and regulatory expectations. Additionally, adherence to Group CDD/EDD and KYC standards need to be enforced.

Job Specific Accountabilities
CIB On boarding & KYC (Corporate or FI)
As part of a centralised team, you will perform and conduct the following activities:
  • To provide a business compliance review all new KYC Customer Due Diligence (CDD) files (note this team will receive a KYC file from the KYC CDD team) for the CIB business. This can be Corporate or FIs.
  • Assess the risk associated with all new customer onboarding or refresh for the CIB business (Corporate or FIs)
  • Mandated to approve/reject the on-boarding or refresh requests relating to all risk rated CIB customers (low/medium/high). Only ultra-high cases to be referred to Group Compliance post review
  • Verify Onboarding/refresh cases are completed adequately and have been verified
  • Review Name screening, due diligence and Adverse Media matches ensuring that potential risks have been addressed
  • Review the appropriateness and completion of the Customer Risk Assessment
  • Advise business of financial crime risks and if applicable relevant controls to maintain relationship when assessing the KYC for approval
People Management:
  • May be required to support and coach junior staff members.
  • Act as a role model to drive adherence to organisational values and ethics and foster a value driven culture within the bank.
Policies, Systems, Process& Procedures
  • Support the Department in developing, maintaining and reviewing CIB on-boarding & KYC related procedures and processes.
  • Support the CIB on-Boarding & KYC Head to oversee effectiveness of local CIB on-boarding& KYC systems to support operational controls to define CIB system requirements, parameters, scenarios, logic and underlying models. 
Continuous Improvement
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvements for CIB related on-boarding & KYC related systems, processes and practices based on risks and control deficiencies identified.
  • Ensure Management Information (MI) related to CIB on-boarding & KYC is prepared and presented on a periodic basis.
  • Implement Group Internal Audit, Regulatory and Group CIB & International Compliance (SLOD) recommendations for findings relating to On-boarding and KYC.

Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in management, banking, finance, preferably with certification in compliance, AML/CFT, financial crime or risk management
Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years+ experience in a reputable bank;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience within an On-boarding and KYC role;
  • You must have knowledge of FI CDD/EDD and KYC standards common in large international banks

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