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KYC Officer | New York, NY

KYC Officer | New York, NY
June 3, 2021 Chitra Sharma

International Bank in Manhattan is seeking a KYC Officer to join their Corporate Banking Department.


  • Successfully ensure customer KYC profiles are in compliance with BSA/AML, KYC and OFAC policies, procedures and manuals;
  • Complete and create customer KYC profiles on time (including new customer onboarding, periodic review, event trigger review and account maintenance);
  • Adjudicate and review true match alerts escalated by FCC OFAC during the daily name screening review;
  • Complete AML name screening during the new customer on-boarding and subsequent periodic reviews. AML name screening includes monitoring customers and related parties against negative news, PEP, sanctions lists and internal black lists;
  • Initiate customer profile extension/exception process;
  • Additional tasks assigned by Corporate Banking Department Head and Team Lead.


  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree a plus
  • Two to ten years relevant industry experience with KYC/CIP/CDD/EDD
  • Understanding of AML/ OFAC regulations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact and work closely with business stakeholders and compliance team
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively handle a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Understanding of commercial banking products and services