KYC/AML specialist

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 6000000 - 10000000 JPY
Job Function: Banking & Finance - Legal & Compliance
Reference: JO-180726-168392
Industry: Financial Services
Sub-Industry: Financial Technology Vendor

Company Overview

A major domestic Securities firm is looking for a KYC specialist to lead and be apart of their compliance team

Job Description

KYC specialist to be a part of the operations control section. This specialist would help support wholesale business and make sure the due diligence process is conducted and in accordance with local and group compliance rules and requirements.

● KYC due diligence process and background checks
● Account opening form preparation into internal systems
● Affiliates’ entities’ client support
● Establish the workflow based on regulatory co-working with Compliance, Legal etc.
● Project / Initiative involvement


● KYC and/or Client On-Boarding experience, specifically Japanese regulatory requirements
● Client Service experience
● Solid technical skills (Microsoft Office - Excel, PowerPoint, Word) exposure to KYC tools (Lexis Nexis, Worldcheck, Factiva) is desirable
● Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high pressure environment
● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both Japanese and English
● Ability to directly address conflicts and escalate issues where appropriate
● Effective communicator
● Team player
● Innovative

Additional Job Information

High Level Japanese Speakers