AML and KYC Officer

Hong Kong Island   |   Full time

The Role

We are now looking for an AML & KYC Officer to help us identify, investigate and monitor relationships that pose a money laundering or terrorist financing risk to our business and business partners.


You will be the AML subject matter expert who will build on our rigorous regulatory compliance standards while enabling our technical team to continue delivering a delightful and modern customer experience.


  • Implement our AML policy 24/7
  • Analyze customer data, transactional activity and open source information to determine legitimacy and potential risk exposure
  • Conduct AML Screening/CDD/EDD reviews on prospects as well as existing customers
  • Perform searches utilizing proprietary systems, internet sources and third-party vendors to determine negative news and obtain due diligence information for prospects as well as existing customers
  • Review and resolve EDD alerts; escalate findings to CEO when appropriate
  • Adhere to all designated time frames, manage workflow to the specified deadlines and complete responsibilities in a satisfactory manner
  • Interact with auditors, compliance management and regulators if necessary
  • Review KYC for completeness and accuracy as part of our customer validation process in order to assess and document risks associated with that customer
  • Assist in ensuring ongoing due diligence efforts and KYC processes are maintained while identifying substantive changes to customer profiles
  • Review training needs for the overall team


Skills & requirements

  • ACAMS, ICA or CFE certification preferred 
  • Minimum 3 years experience in KYC/AML/CTF compliance experience within a Bank or relevant FinTech company
  • Understanding of offshore  banking preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of AML/CFT regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of Hong Kong’s AMLO, DTROP, OSCO as well as UNATMO
  • Knowledge of business operations of customers such as Money Services Businesses, Casinos, NGOs, cryptocurrency related businesses and other higher risk entities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and ability to make decisions according to established guidelines; work unsupervised and to accomplish tasks accurately and on a timely basis;  prioritize work; strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in SQL preferred

What we're looking for:

  • Someone with passion for FinTech
  • Someone with experience in entrepreneurship
  • Someone with very strong ethics
  • Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others
  • Someone who can collaborate and work well with others

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