KYC Policy Enablement & Training Lead - Vice President

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
Jacksonville, FL
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

The function of the Client Due Diligence (KYC) Policy Enablement & Training Lead will focus on training of employees and the further development of relevant policies, procedures, and job aides, cooperation with KYC managers and managers of our sales areas as well as other stakeholders, such as anti-financial crime, audit and IT. A high, comprehensive process understanding along the entire value chain within DWS as well as extensive IT skills are also required. The function will be a key part of the further development and optimization of our global KYC processes. You will work closely with the regional and global KYC processing teams and global management team. You must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize competing work assignments, communicate effectively with internal staff and clients, and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner. Follow-through skills, time management, and the ability to challenge existing processes to come up with more efficient/effective solutions will be critical for the role.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assurance of complete, accurate and timely updates of all KYC-relevant requirements, i.e. Policies and Procedures within DWS with regard to global requirements and also (where relevant) additional local stricter requirements
  • Further development of existing processes in the context of upcoming regulatory changes, like the 5th Money Laundering Directive
  • Staying current with the changing regulatory landscape and assessing what new development will have an impact on current processes and responsibilities
  • Determination of training needs in collaboration with all stakeholders, especially our Sales teams (GCG) and the Client Due Diligence team within Client Service Operation; conception of appropriate training measures
  • Support of IT and process changes caused by new or adjusted regulatory requirements and reengineering of existing processes to ensure accurate and efficient processing
  • Active participation in internal and external initiatives and events
  • Project Management

 

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in personnel management, training, and development
  • Previous professional experience within the asset management industry and responsibility for the technical implementation of regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge of KYC operations and processes
  • Knowledge of AML rules and regulations that govern financial institutions; Know You Client policy guidelines; BSA, U.S.A. PATRIOT Act guidelines, etc.
  • Very good understanding of the asset management value chain as well as the different functions and responsibilities
  • Very good knowledge of investment products including fund vehicles, product life cycle, asset classes, platforms and customer types
  • Extensive experience in project management and change management with a strong ability to collaborate across departments
  • High level of integrity, motivation and willingness to work
  • Ability to work diligently and purposefully even in stressful situations
  • Strong analytical skills, as well as the ability to communicate challenging questions to different stakeholders in order to develop suitable solutions
  • Empathy with others and the maintenance of different interests within the framework of the provision of services
  • Self-motivated for further personal development
  • Strong Independent operator
  • Strong self-initiative and positive attitude
  • Very good English language skills, further knowledge of foreign languages is an advantage for cross regional collaboration
  • Willingness to travel if required.

Job ID: 3175191

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