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AVP KYC Onboarding

New York, NY 10017 US

Posted: 03/22/19 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: KYC Analyst, KYC Manager Job Number: 11832

AVP KYC Onboarding

(expanding bank located in Manhattan)

Responsible for overseeing daily KYC related tasks including the below: 
• Complete KYC reviews of high risk customers across business lines (retail and wholesale) and provide KYC advisory for such businesses
• Assess current-state of KYC controls  to identify opportunities for improvements (additional guidance) and develop plan for execution  
• Assis the KYC team in Legal and Compliance to implement U.S. policy and procedural enhancements, ensuring consistency and completeness across business divisions 
• Identify regulatory KYC trends and developments that impact business areas, and advise staff as to how this may impact their current activities 
• Lead governance and oversight on KYC related screening including PEP and adverse information screenings 
• Provide input and be active part of KYC-related projects (e.g. KYC Lifecycle programs, global KYC systems, KYC utilities such as ‘ SWIFT Registry’ and ‘’)
We are looking for candidates who have 
• preferably  correspondent banking KYC experience  4-8 years of KYC experience in retail and/or wholesale banking  and strong knowledge of U.S. Banking regulations and BSA/AML compliance practice.
• Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent; JD or MBA a plus. CAMS preferred, but not required 
• Ability to make, support and defend difficult and complex regulatory/compliance decisions in a fast-paced and high-pressured environment 
• Ability to think strategically and understand impacts of decisions prior to making or recommending Policy directive 
• Strong knowledge of applicable AML laws and regulations, including Bank Secrecy Act 
• Detail oriented and organized, as well as proactive in following upon pending deliverables 
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 
• Significant experience in providing AML advice in connection with program modifications and enhancements 
• Experience in implementing KYC related change, e.g. KYC system migration, exposure to risk rating

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Franca Diona

Franca Diona has over 15 years of recruitment experience. She is a graduate of Iona College with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in public relations. She started her career in the music business working for major radio stations in the tri-state area. She furthered her career promoting the world-renowned musician Debbie Gibson. She utilized her skills expanding into the financial industry as a recruiter. Being a part of Adams Consulting Group has allowed Franca to broaden her craft by setting goals and striving to achieve them. She remains energetic and enthusiastic about getting the job done at ACG.
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