KYC Analyst (Brussels, BE, 1170)

Quintet

  • Full Time

Purpose of the Job

 

Quintet Private Bank is a leading private bank in the wealth management sector; we are committed to our clients and their families, and pride ourselves on our personalised service based on a deep understanding of what clients want to achieve. Compared to others, we are small (<2,000 employees across 50 European and UK locations) with an ambition to stay true to our purpose to be the most trusted fiduciary of family wealth. When you join Quintet you are joining a company that values diversity of background, equal access to opportunities, career development, collaboration and inclusiveness. We want our employees to feel proud of being part of a company that is committed to do the right thing. You will have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs.

 

The successful candidate will work as part of the Client Lifecycle Management team of our Puilaetco. Puilaetco is the Belgian branch of Quintet Private Bank. As CDD/KYC Analyst, you will be part of the Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) team, a new team that strives for excellence and growth in a dynamic, innovative and caring environment. Puilaetco’s local CLM team operates from Brussels and consists of 10+ colleagues. 

 

The core activities within the scope of CLM includes: 

  • Client onboarding 
  • Periodic or event driven reviews 
  • Transaction monitoring, sanction reviews and bad press screening 
  • Client offboarding 

 

Are you passionate about CDD/KYC analysis on Private Banking clients (natural or legal persons), working in close collaboration with Client Advisors, Relationship Managers or Compliance and delivering state-of-the-art Financial Crime Compliance (FCC/AML) reviews? Do you enjoy both a local and international work environment? Are you sensitive to sustainable finance and diversity? Then join us! 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Understand the story behind the client(s) and the associated parties 
  • Detect the UBO’s and review the organization chart in case of complex structures 
  • Review the identification and verification of the client and associated parties 
  • Assess and review the source of wealth and source of funds of the prospect or existing client 
  • Review the historical transactions (KYT) in order to detect any atypical transactions 
  • Identify the relevant risks (geographic, reputational, activity sector,…), the potential red flags and the mitigation measures  
  • Able to detect and escalate any suspicious or non-compliant activity in order to draw and present a professional conclusion/recommendation as outcome of the holistic view/analysis 
  • Understand the overall Financial Crime Compliance framework of the Bank and the role played in the first and second lines of defense 
  • Provide support to Front staff regarding to KYC-relevant topics (content, process and tool) as part of onboarding/prospecting phase or during reviews/events 
  • Communicate effectively with Client advisors and Relationship Managers to obtain relevant information and documentation 
  • Proactively propose improvements for the CDD process 

Knowledge and Experience

 

  • Degree in finance, economics, law, or a related field 
  • 1-3 years of prior experience as KYC/CDD analyst or a similar role, in first or second line of defense 
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations and guidelines 
  • General know-how on private banking products and services  
  • Knowledge of Belgian legal forms and structures 
  • Knowledge of Belgian tax framework is a great plus 

Attributes and Qualities

 

  • Be a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills with sufficient assertiveness and self-confidence 
  • Positive mindset 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to identify and escalate matters when required 
  • Knows how to work independently and effectively manage priorities, as well as deadlines 
  • Committed person with an entrepreneurial mindset and a continuous learning mentality

Technical Skills

 

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office 

Languages Skills

 

  • Fluent in French or Dutch and good understanding of the other official language 
  • Good understanding of English
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