Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Implementation Officer

Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Level
Associate
Department
Compliance & Risk
Address
111 Connaught Road Central
Sheung Wan
Hong Kong

Job description

Purpose:

Our clients are fund managers of Private Equity and Hedge Funds. The candidate will be involved in the implementation process for the purpose of onboarding the client and fund’s investor.

We are looking for motivated and self-driven candidate to provide high quality service for our clients. You will ensure the onboarding process to be as seamless as possible. You will also ensure client periodic risk assessments completed on timely manner. This includes reviewing of KYC documentation, fund documentation and coordinating between client and internal IQ-EQ departments till the completion of the process.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with the client in relation to client and the fund’s investor onboarding as well as periodic risk assessment
  • Perform review of client profiles for existing and new accounts and ensure compliance with MAS and CIMA AML/ CFT Guidelines to mitigate any reputational risks for the client and IQ-EQ
  • Possess knowledge of source of wealth (SoW) and source of funds (SoF) on Business Ownership, Inheritance, Investments/Property, Employment and able to corroborate the source of wealth and source of funds
  • Familiar with KYC onboarding requirement for individuals and different types of entities e.g. Companies, Partnership, Financial Institutions, Trusts, etc.
  • Familiar with simplified due diligence and enhanced due diligence for high risk accounts such as PEPs, Sensitive Industries etc.
  • Review of relevant account changes such as signatories, Power of Attorneys etc.
  • Conduct screenings and perform adverse news search on clients and investors and report the findings to superior on timely manner
  • To maintain updated client database to be uploaded onto respective systems
  • Manage end-to-end implementation process including coordination among the client and IQ-EQ internal teams e.g. client services team, risk management team, business development team across IQEQ offices
  • Provide timely response to client and ensure the smooth running of day to day relationship with client
  • Be the ‘expert’ on designated clients including understanding technical details of the fund, MAS and CIMA AML regulations and any technical nuances affecting the client
  • Undertake any additional tasks as deemed reasonable by the firm

Qualifications

Essential

  • A bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • At least 4 years of working experience related in client AML/KYC
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Possess ICA qualifications will be a plus
  • Knowledge of Private Equity and Hedge Funds will be an added advantage

 

Skill Requirements

  • Client service-oriented and ability to manage client and internal stakeholder’s expectation
  • Excellent communication skills in a highly articulate and professional manner
  • Ability to multi-task, provide solution and handle complex compliance (KYC and AML) related issues
  • A team player, approachable, enjoy working in a team, having strong sense of collectiveness
  • Self-driven and adaptable to changing and challenging environment
  • Sound judgment and initiative, capable of establishing sound assessments even in complex matters
  • Good organization ability and time management skills
  • Meticulous, ‘can do’ attitude, ability to cope with tight deadlines, working under pressure and lead by example

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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