Corporate & Investment Banking : Global Transaction Banking
The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) combines Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Finance, Global Markets and Global Transaction Banking businesses.
This new business division was created in 2017 with the aim to ensure greater alignment of product and sales efforts, enabling the bank to deliver a better service to clients and a more focused resource allocation.
Global Transaction Banking (GTB) is a leading global provider of cash management, trade finance and securities services, delivering the full range of commercial banking products and services for both corporates and institutions worldwide.
This Client KYC (Know Your Customer) position supports the GTB, Institutional Cash Sales and Client Management team covering financial institution clients within North Asia (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea).
The position works directly with the Accountable Client Owner (ACO) and KYC officers in North Asia responsible for the client relationships with our correspondent banking clients to complete client KYC adoptions and reviews, ensuring strict adherence to Deutsche Bank’s KYC / Anti Money Laundering (AML) Compliance requirements.
Further, the role also fulfills important support functions in the non-financial risk management of client relationships, such as analysis of clients’ transaction flow.
Today’s regulatory and compliance environment requires a robust and efficient KYC process and strong non-financial risk management, making the role key to the first line of defense role of the business.
KYC Risk Management including active client research, screening prospects before on-boarding, supporting the ACO in presentation of clients in relevant internal committees and completion of AML country overviews
Request submission of documents from clients according to periodic review timelines and follow up to ensure complete and timely delivery, fill in relevant KYC forms / systems, and update of client KYC profiles driven by material events such as change of client name, ownership or negative news etc.
KYC-related client discussions and AML interviews for periodic review and new client adoptions
Conduct and assess Account Activity Reviews for continuous monitoring of clients’ transaction flows
Liaise with Client Service team for review of the quality of clients’ AML field inquiry responses; coordinate with local Compliance and other GTB / CIB / Infrastructure areas on client KYC issues as required
Assist with account related legal documentation liaise with clients for legal agreements and non-KYC documentation
MIS Management support KYC aspects of regular and ad hoc MIS reporting / analysis
Organize and conduct training sessions, road shows, workshops / seminars for clients on non-financial risk KYC / AML topics
Visit clients periodically to maintain relationships with the KYC / Compliance officers of the clients, and conduct on-site AML discussions
Professional and personal requirements :
Recognized university degree and / or equivalent professional experience
Several years of experience in Correspondent Banking / Institutional Cash Management / Compliance in a large financial institution preferred
Very good understanding of KYC laws / regulations, compliance risk as well as non-financial risk, and documentation aspects of KYC process for correspondent banking relationships
Pronounced risk management capabilities and AML analytical skills
Strong writing skills, capability to document relevant information in a clear, structured and comprehensive way
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels of seniority
Team player with strong work ethics
Resilience and commitment, ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure
Accuracy, diligence and the ability to deliver high quality results within tight deadlines
Strong analytical and organizational skills; a proactive and fast learner
Interested in the financial markets, current events, and news
Command of MS Office applications and general computer proficiency
Fluency in written and spoken English, Mandarin and Cantonese required
Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.