KYC and Compliance Analyst (6 months contract) - MNC

Singapore Temporary SG$8,000 - SG$9,000 per month (SG$96,000 - SG$108,000 per year)
  • Excellent opportunity to join a leading provider of shipping services.
  • Regional exposure to handle APAC portfolio.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading global provider of integrated shipping services. Headquartered in the UK, our client operates through various divisions to offer a comprehensive range of services related to shipping, offshore, and logistics.

They operate in numerous countries around the world, providing extensive geographical coverage and a wide range of market intelligence and services to clients in the maritime industry.

Job Description

KYC Responsibilities for APAC

  • Conduct KYC Due Diligence on clients and counterparties, ensuring compliance with the Group's KYC/AML, Financial Crime, and Sanctions regulations for both regulated and unregulated business areas.
  • Collect and verify evidence of findings, maintaining a comprehensive audit trail of all actions taken.
  • Assist with the execution of ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Escalate issues promptly to operational management and process owners.
  • Participate in all mandatory online or classroom training sessions at the departmental or individual level.
  • Keep team databases and progress trackers updated with any developments.
  • Perform periodic KYC reviews on existing clients and refresh relevant KYC information.
  • Classify clients from a risk and regulatory perspective, identifying and escalating potential red flags and operational issues as appropriate.
  • Work effectively with key stakeholders, using strong influencing skills to ensure mutually satisfactory resolutions of key issues, with clear understanding and agreement on respective responsibilities.
  • Complete outgoing due diligence for companies within the Group, providing information to customers as requested.
  • Manage personal caseloads and liaise with the wider KYC and compliance teams globally.

Compliance Responsibilities for APAC

  • Actively follow up with new joiners and department heads (if necessary) to ensure timely completion of compliance training.
  • Stay informed about APAC news that may impact business operations (e.g., new sanctions, increased political tension).
  • Design and implement business reviews for APAC countries to identify potential risks (e.g., AML, ABC).
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders across countries and departments to understand potential issues and develop solutions to mitigate or prevent future occurrences.
  • Perform additional or ad hoc duties as required to meet business needs.

The Successful Applicant

  • At least 5 years of experience in KYC and Compliance within financial services, shipping or energy trading.
  • Experience with worldwide jurisdictional KYC/AML regulations.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Prior experience with business tools for risk management with a focus on sanctions.
  • Excellent communication skills required to liaise with counterparts overseas and also to exercise influence to construct solutions for potential issues.

What's on Offer

  • Excellent opportunity to join a leading provider of shipping services.
  • Be involved in conducting KYC due diligience for a renowned leader in the shipping industry.
  • Regional exposure to handle APAC portfolio.
  • 6 months maternity cover.
Li Xuan Lim (Lic No: R22107137/ EA no: 18C9065)
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Phone number
+65 6643 9729

Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Compliance & Legal
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Energy & Natural Resources
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Consultant name
Li Xuan Lim (Lic No: R22107137/ EA no: 18C9065)
Consultant contact
+65 6643 9729
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