KYC/Compliance Officer, Private Banking (6mth Contract)

Posted 18 June 2024
Job type Temporary
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

We are partnered with a prestigious financial institution in search for a Compliance Specialist to join the team on a 6-month contract. This role is essential for ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and managing high-risk client profiles.


If you are a detail-oriented professional with a strong regulatory background, please send your latest CV to and we will be in touch shortly!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed due diligence reviews on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and other high-risk clients, focusing on periodic assessments.
  • Advise business units on compliance and regulatory matters related to Know Your Customer (KYC) processes.
  • Address inquiries from internal teams and auditors regarding KYC issues.
  • Coordinate with IT on system improvements and resolve technical issues.
  • Manage ad-hoc projects and prepare reports for management.
  • Ensure prompt resolution of blocked transactions.


Key Requirements:

  • Degree in business, accounting, law, or a related field, with relevant professional qualifications.
  • At least 5 years of experience in KYC within a financial institution, with knowledge of Singapore’s regulatory framework (Banking Act, SFA, FAA).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative team player.
  • High level of analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage client onboarding processes effectively, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and timely follow-up on pending documentation.