Information about the position
Job description, responsibilities and duties
Within our local branch in Bratislava, we are looking for a KYC Lead, to lead and organize Know Your Customer process in line with global KYC policy. The KYC Lead reports hierarchically to Country Manager and functionally to Global KYC process owner and is part of global KYC community acting as a first line of defense within local environment.
As KYC Expert Lead, you have the following key responsibilities:
o You plan and implement deliverables of the Global KYC team into local planning
o You are responsible for implementation of the whole KYC framework (including Financial Economic Crime, FATCA, CRS, Environmental and Social Risks and DAC6 processes related with Customer Due Diligence process) into local environment
o You perform regular risk assessment and gap analysis on KYC related processes in order to stay compliant with the global policies and external regulations
o You collaborate actively between all 3 lines of defense within local environment and between the local Front Office, Customer Service Delivery and Product lines in order to ensure KYC process runs effectively
o You take the lead in number of local projects related with implementation of KYC topics and tools, such as Transaction Monitoring, Screening, Risk Appetite Statement, Systematic Integrated Risk Analysis, Customer Due Diligence, KYC Orchestrator
o You act as a control owner/delegate control owner for controls related with KYC framework, performing Key Control Testing and managing remediation actions in KYC area on issues identified by internal audit or issues resulting from ineffective controls
o You perform regular trainings to relevant local staff on KYC related topics (FEC, FATCA, CRS, ESR, DAC6)
o You act as key contact person regarding KYC related content topics towards 2nd line (local Compliance and Operational Risk Management)
o You act as an expert advisor to other local departments in KYC related topics
o You act as local FATCA/CRS/DAC6 Coordinator being responsible for FATCA/CRS account reporting process, DAC6 reporting and US withholding related topics
o You have an active role on both the strategic, tactical and operational level.
o You manage the timely completion of milestone deliverables within the communication and mindset plans and you ensure and execute overall communication across the branch.
o You contribute to the ING One Agile Way of Working and safeguard the Orange Code
o You ensure compliance with ING’s policies and standards.
o You stimulate interaction and alignment between people, expertise teams, front office department, and service organization's both in central and local business lines.
o You give and ask for constructive feedback.
Employee perks, benefits
• Possibility of professional growth
• Interesting and attractive working environment of stable financial institution
• Combination of fixed place of work and remote work (home office)
Information about the selection process
Please send us your CV in Slovak and/or English to the email address given below. Please note, that we will reply only to selected candidates. Thank you for your understanding.
Requirements for the employee
Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Master's degree)
English - Advanced (C1)
Number of years of experience
Personality requirements and skills
We are looking for a new colleague with the following knowledge, expertise and skills:
o You have at least 5 years of relevant work experience in the financial services industry, preferably within Wholesale / Investment Banking and/or Retail Banking - compliance or legal background in financial institution is an advantage
o You have experience in complex organizations and a bird’s eye view and knowledge of business processes and associated risks,
o You have a vast track record of working in the area of KYC or AML and have a thorough understanding of the current market and regulatory conditions and challenges that the financial industry faces.
Competencies / Behavior:
o You are solution oriented,
o You have an academic degree,
o You believe in the agile way of working, self-steering teams and empowering of colleagues,
o You are able to motivate teams and manage highly skilled individuals,
o You are organizationally sensitive,
o You have proven communication, convincing and advisory skills with the ability to work at all levels in the organization (a track record in project management is advantageous),
o You are an excellent planner and organizer,
o You are proactive, can-do, no surprises and positive mind-set.
o You have a healthy work ethics and willingness to collaborate
o You have strong resilience; ability to navigate through ambiguity and simplify complexity without losing essence.
Brief description of the company
ING Bank is a division of ING’s corporate branding - it offers banking services to corporates under the name of ING Wholesale Banking.
ING Wholesale Banking in Slovakia provides services to multi-national corporations, large local enterprises, financial institutions, investment companies, subsidiaries or joint ventures of foreign companies and the government sector. We combine local market expertise with the capabilities of a global financial institution and provide our clients with a broad range of products and services.
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