AML KYC Officer - FTC 1 year
Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805. Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, communities, and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy. With more than CHF 576 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2019, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers.Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 28 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Monaco, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich.Job description:Your team Pictet Asset Management (Europe) , set up in Luxembourg in 2005, manages the assets of some of the world’s largest institutions, financial intermediaries and their clients. Our culture welcomes independent thinkers and centres around investment excellence, a long-term perspective and a dedication to client service. As an AML/KYC Officer on the AML team working in the Investor Oversight Department of Pictet Asset Management (Europe) SA, you will be responsible for identifying investors who apply a risk-based approach during the account-opening process. You will be in direct contact with these investors to collect and analyse the AML/KYC/tax documentation obtained from them to open their accounts, taking into account the regulations in force and any subsequent changes to those regulations. Your role Applying a defined risk-based approach within the first line of defence, taking account of the legislation in force and internal directives (which requires knowledge of the specific structures) to define the investor risk ;Collecting and carrying out first-level analysis on all documentation relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC), including tax documentation (FATCA/CRS).Flagging exceptions to established standards stipulated by policies and procedures in force and liaising with the relevant stakeholders, including the second line of defence and other subject-matter ;Acting as a maker/checker for low-risk to high-risk and complex structures.Communicating with clients and investors (both in writing and orally) about the documents required as per a defined checklist and remaining involved in the process until account opening.Providing regular KPIs on pending account ; Your profile Mandatory:A Master's/university degree in Finance/ ; Experience (minimum 3 years) in the field of AML/KYC and/or a compliance team.Experience (minimum 3 years) in the account-opening process, including the ability to deal from end to end with high-risk accounts.Written and spoken fluency in French and English. Spanish, Italian or German would be an advantage. Personal qualities:Meticulous, detail oriented, highly organised and capable of high-quality ;Dynamic, proactive in problem solving and with an entrepreneurial spirit. Able to continually improve processes, including an ability to innovate and simplify.Team player and resistant to stress in a fast-paced ;Able to meet deadlines, prioritise and multitask. Capable of communicating clearly and promptly with clients about the documents ;Able to cope with a wide and varied range of client requests promptly while maintaining an exemplary sense of client service and applying a customised ; The following attributes would be a major plus: Knowledge of Luxembourg AML/KYC regulations; knowledge of the different roles in the investment fund industry (asset management, custodian bank, transfer agent and fund administration) as well as of the related regulatory ;Any FATCA/CRS ;ACAMS certification or ;Use of AML tools (Worldcheck, Factiva and Bankersalmanac).Highly skilled user of Microsoft Excel and experience of accessing and using analytical tools simultaneously, but without ever losing sight of the big picture. Note We will not accept any CVs from agencies.In accordance with the provisions of the Luxembourg law of 23 July 2016 amending the law of 29 March 2013, candidates may be required to provide an extract from their criminal record. This document, issued by the authorities, must not be older than three months. Such a document will be requested with the aim of carrying out a character check on candidates, bearing in mind the area of activity of our establishment and, more particularly, the tasks described in the job description. Diversity & InclusionPictet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. We respect all individuals and seek their inclusion in the workplace.