KYC/AML Team Leader

Kent, Kings Hill
£23000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Amanda Jordan
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
An established financial services firm is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Know Your Customer Administration & Client On-Boarding Team Leader with an in-depth knowledge of KYC and AML.

You will have direct line management for the KYC Administration & Client On-Boarding team. This will involve carrying out regular 1:1's, appraisals, training and administration of the team.

Key Job Responsibilities include:

*To supervise and support KYC Administrators and Customer Service Representatives ensuring all service levels are adhered to at all times.
*To ensure a high, effective standard of service is provided and exceeded to not only external but internal clients.
*To ensure all KYC/AML activity is executed in line with regulatory requirements and policies. Ensuring evidence is recorded and filed as required by the relevant processes, procedures and standards required to meet legal and regulatory money laundering identification obligations.
*To take responsibility for ensuring regular reviews of clients, including PEP's, are carried out in a timely manner in line with AML manual requirements and produce MI to track overdue reviews.
*To deputise as a Subject Matter Expert on KYC/AML related issues, advising the Bank Executive on policy, regulations and operational issues/procedures.
*To support the KYC, Administration and Client On-Boarding Manager in identifying any potential KYC/AML risks in the Bank and report the findings to the High Risk Committee when necessary.
*To make recommendations for on-boarding new high risk clients to the KYC, Administration & Client On-Boarding Manager.
*To maintain and develop relationships within all areas of the business.
*To coach, train, develop and motivate staff to include documented monthly one to ones, performance reviews, return to work and weekly probationer reviews. Assist with recruitment of team members.
*To monitor productivity and accuracy through quality checks.
*To receive, record, investigate and reply to customer complaints.
*To maintain up to date knowledge of the legal requirements of the UK Financial Services Regulations including FCA, PRS, Banking Code & Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 including Ombudsman requirements of Data Protection.
To ensure confidentiality of customer and staff records at all times thereby ensuring adherence to Data Protection Regulatory requirements and protecting the interests of customers and staff.

As a Know Your Customer Team Leader, previous knowledge of AML requirements is ESSENTIAL alongside the practical application of regulation and policy.

The ideal candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate the presence of core competencies with regards to:
*Effective communication
*Influencing skills
*Negotiating skills
*Rapport building
*Customer focus
*Focus on achievement
*Quality focus
*Continuous improvement
*A team player

Personal Specification - Core Competencies, Skills & Knowledge Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in leading a team of call handlers with an understanding of FCA and TCF guidelines.

You must be articulate, literate & numerate with excellent computer skills. A flexible approach is essential as additional/amended hours may be required to meet the business needs.

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