KYC/AML Analyst

First Derivatives are currently seeking experienced KYC/AML Analysts/Business Analysts to join our Capital Markets Consulting Business, which currently numbers 1000+ globally.

You will be working on a Consulting basis across Capital Market clients, with your duties/responsibilities typically including:

  • Perform Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) as part of KYC/AML project with daily liaison across the business, compliance and operations.
  • Collect and analyse client information, often sensitive, from a large variety of client types (Banks, Non FI Private Companies, SPVs, PIVs, Hedge Funds, SWF, and Regulated/Unregulated Investment Managers) across a vast range of jurisdictions
  • Perform Background/Sanctions and Negative News searches – analyse negative news in order to manage and mitigate the risk of being involved in money laundering, financing terrorism or other illegal activities
  • Identify complex ownership structures, ultimate controllers, controlling parties
  • Produce Management Information (MI) reports for senior management

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • 2+ years working within a KYC/AML project/role
  • Open to travel/working in EMEA/Global would be advantageous but not a prerequisite
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to communicate across levels of seniority
  • Self-starter who is proactive and driven
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of MiFID II
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Degree educated preferably to post graduate level

We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2250 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.

Benefits including pension, healthcare, business expenses, competitive holidays and more.

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