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AML/KYC Analyst (Funds)

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AML/KYC Analyst (Funds)

In this context is critical for ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks and maintaining the integrity of the investment process. Here's a breakdown of the primary responsibilities and the required experience and skills:

Primary Responsibilities:

Documentation Analysis:
• Review and assess investor, LP & GP documentation to ensure alignment with risk profiles.
• Evaluate potential sanctions and CTF alerts, escalating issues to the fund's MLRO with written explanations.
Distributor AML/KYC Review:
• Conduct an in-depth review of distributor AML/KYC policies and operational frameworks.
Client Communication:
• Lead client calls, providing clarification to investors, distributors, and funds.
• Handle queries and lead conference calls with multiple participants.
System Validation and Quality Reviews:
• Validate shareholder and dealer accounts in core systems on a daily basis.
• Perform regular quality reviews and validation of AML/KYC and tax data.
Cash Item Management:
• Ensure prompt release of pending cash items due to blocked accounts for KYC.
• Manage alerts related to name screening or mismatched cash flows.
Audit Preparation:
• Prepare files for audit reviews, ensuring all required documentation is organized and available.
Documentation Management:
• Centralize and maintain identification documents in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Experience and Skills:

Professional Experience:
• Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Register Analyst with a strong background in AML/KYC.
Organizational Skills:
• Must be flexible, available, and well-organized with the ability to work under pressure.
Communication Skills:
• Fluent in French with strong communication skills, capable of leading calls with clients.
Teamwork and Leadership:
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team and provide leadership by example.
Customer Focus:
• Prioritize customer satisfaction and address queries effectively.
Regulatory Knowledge:
• Strong tax knowledge, including FATCA, CRS, DAC 6, and familiarity with regulatory frameworks such as CSSF 12-02, GDR 2010, LAW 2004.