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State Street Bank
AML/KYC Specialist Lead, hybrid, Senior Associate
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Gdańsk
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
AML/KYC Specialist Lead, hybrid, Senior Associate
Location: Gdańsk

Your new team

The KYC Operations team primary role is to support Business Units in the timely and accurate delivery of the end to end AML / KYC process for onboarding new customers / accounts, completion of periodic reviews and event driven reviews of existing customers / accounts to comply with State Street's AML Policy and Standards.

The team provide Ongoing Screening, Customer Identification Program (CIP), Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) services to State Street’s Business Units globally.

Your new role

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

As an AML/KYC Specialist Lead, Senior Associate you will:

  • Perform the necessary checks of KYC records, alerts

  • Validate that State Street AML Policies, Standards & Procedures are clear, complete and supported by necessary documentation, information and screening results

  • Complete the necessary forms / checklists

  • Meet agreed targets within agreed timeframes, escalating when required

  • Ensure all assigned tasks are correctly maintained on designated tracking / reporting tool

  • Provide updates to stakeholders upon request

  • Assist with external regulatory examinations or testing

  • Follow the speak up, listen up values - including timely escalation of AML concerns, suspicious activity or any corporate policy breaches

  • Notify local management of operational issues

  • Attend and participate in AML awareness training sessions to continue to enhance the quality of deliverables

  • Support ad hoc and/ or strategic projects as required

  • Act as a KYC subject matter expert; providing technical expertise and guidance to specialists as needed

  • Collaborate and lead conversations with key stakeholders with regards to the execution and accurate tracking of key deliverables from the Global AML Center

  • Be providing support to the Operations Manager if required

  • Demonstrate commitment to AML risk excellence

  • Maintain role-specific knowledge of the current anti-money laundering and financial crime risks and issues through completion of the annual AML Academy, and any other financial crime training deemed applicable to the role

What we value

Specific Qualifications / Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of anti-money laundering / know-your-customer regulations and processes

  • Intellectual curiosity for continuous learning around AML, KYC, Ongoing Screening

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills

  • Good Microsoft Excel and Word skills

  • Very good command of English language

  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills

Previous Level Of Experience:

  • Experience in AML / KYC client on boarding / periodic reviews / Ongoing Screening or compliance function (3 years+)

  • Experience of analyzing High Risk Customer AML Profiles

We offer

  • Permanent contract of employment from day one

  • Additional holidays (Birthday Day Off, 3rd and 5th year anniversary Day Off)

  • Gold medical package for employees and their families (partner and children)

  • Premium life insurance package and private pension plan

  • Employee savings plan

  • Multisport Card

  • Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs

  • Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice

  • Variety of well-being programs

  • Technical or leadership career pathway

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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