2019 05 HR PAS

German speaking AML/KYC Analyst (m/f)


Main duties:

  • Perform Ongoing Due Diligence (“ODD”) on existing relationships and investors on a regular basis in line with internal AML/CTF policies and procedures.
  • Occasionally analyse new cases from, performing appropriate Due Diligence (“DD”), gathering information on clients with which the Company is looking to engage into a contractual relationship as well as on investors looking to invest into the Funds.
  • Perform open-source research – Corporate Intelligence.
  • Ensure completeness of KYC document files and retention of evidence of performed DD, ODD and findings.
  • Perform detailed preliminary DD linked to the onboarding of existing businesses migrating to EFA in order to assess status of the incoming files.
  • Assist line management in the preparation of appropriate reports for internal as well as external parties (Management Companies, AIFMs, GPs, official TAs…) and authorities where relevant, on ODD status, blocked accounts, high risk individuals and ad hoc demands.
  • For high risk clients in particular, manage the agreed pre-approval process with the governing bodies of the Fund and the preparation of the Memo for EFA’s Compliance.
  • Monitor Blacklist and PEP screening results and transactions in accordance with the related monitoring rules defined with Compliance, and perform appropriate case by case analysis to report suspicious cases to line management and Head of CDD
  • Participate in the review, update and maintenance of the team, department and company procedures related to AML/CTF matters
  • In case of DD on EFA, represent the Company in relation to any AML aspects, in coordination with Compliance and the Client Service Delivery Managers where required.
  • Be a key point of contact for the Client Service Delivery Managers and the commercial teams on new and existing AML customer matters.


Your profile:

  • University degree (Bac+3 to Bac+5) in Finance, Economics, or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in the financial industry with exposure to AML matters, managing AML/KYC aspects, participating actively in ODD programs.
  • German speaking with fluency in English and French (mandatory).
  • Knowledge of Private Equity/Real Estate products and investor base typology is a clear advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Open-Source Intelligence techniques.
  • Knowledge of FATCA and CRS requirements.
  • Knowledge of Multifunds TA and/or iHub software would be an asset.
  • Excellent organisational skills, decision taker, capable of taking initiatives. You are customer-oriented and pragmatic.
  • You are thorough, well organized and accurate.
  • Communication and diplomatic skills are key for dealing directly with internal and external clients.
  • Capable of working under pressure with commitment to deliver under tight deadlines.