KYC Analyst (Physical Oil Trading)

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + + Benefits and Bonus
13 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Upto GBP45,000 + bens + bonus

Our client is recognised as one of the leading integrated energy companies with activities in exploration, production, transport, and marketing of oil and natural gas.


The Credit and Compliance function plays a critical role in introducing new clients to our organization as well as ensuring full due diligence is done with respect to new and existing relationships.

The successful KYC Analyst will support diverse corporate business lines and adhere to specific policies and procedure with a certain level of autonomy in a very team based environment. Daily duties include:

- Simplified and enhanced due diligence across a wide variety of clients in over a hundred countries including low, medium and high risk jurisdictions;
- PEP screening and investigation, which requires commitment, initiative, accuracy and professionalism, a good understanding of KYC requirements for a range of corporate client types including private companies, listed companies and banks upmost;
- Perform periodic reviews of KYC information for renewals of client information. Participate in remediation efforts and projects to clean up data and documentation and coordinate with other areas as needed (Credit, Compliance, Front office), particularly for high risk clients;
- Validate documentation stored in KYC tools and repositories. In some cases solicit additional documentation requests from the client directly to support renewal or remediation efforts.


The main duties and responsibilities of the job holder are:

- Validate accuracy of data in Shipping KYC platforms and ensure completeness of document package.
- Kick-off renewals and liaise with client on-boarding / sales for required documents and sign-off.
- Review all KYC entries / records.
- Validate all documentation uploaded into the KYC tool.
- Follow up with Compliance for approvals of High Risk clients, and with Front office and relevant businesses for all other clients.
- Complete remediation efforts and projects to clean up data and documentation and coordinate with other areas as needed.
- Subject matter expert for the implementation of KYC procedures and AML guidelines.


- B.A. Degree or equivalent
- Minimum 6 months experience in a similar role in financial services operations, compliance, or client service preferred
- CAMS certification is a plus
- detail oriented and self-directing
- strong communication skills (verbal and written)
- strong client and time management skills
- adaptable and willing to work in a dynamic environment
- strong working experience with Microsoft Office suite
- good attention to detail;
- proactive approach and ability to work with tight deadlines;
- full command of English language (written and spoken). Knowledge of another language would be advantageous.