Executive, KYC Operations Jobs at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Post Date: February 27, 2023
  • Apply Before: March 28, 2023
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Job Overview

Executive, KYC Operations

Know Your Customer (KYC) Process Guide for Banking | ProcessMaker

Position Summary

This role is within our Corporate Operations team, specializing in Know Your Client (KYC) as part of Anti Money Laundering.

The KYC Operations function is specialist in, but not limited to, onboarding and customer risk assessments, generating MI reports, SLA and KPI execution, quality control and quality assurance execution. KYC Operations will also be responsible for Operational training design and delivery.


Role Responsibilities

Follows procedures to ensure alerts are responded to in a timely manner (focus is on alerts in a single area). Escalates unresolved queries to the next level of support and ensures proper recording, documentation, and closure of alerts.


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 or more years of experience in KYC/AML
  • Perform data gathering and analysis for new client onboarding, periodic reviews, for all new clients
  • Review all trigger events related to existing clients, where required gather additional supporting documentation
  • Thoroughly and succinctly document the research and analysis related to the financial activity and related entities of Clients, for an audience that includes Management, Regulators, Legal and Internal Compliance
  • Undertake AML and sanction/PEP screening, on-boarding due diligence checks and ongoing monitoring ensuring that consistent processes are followed in line with global strategy and requirements
  • Carry out complex research/investigations to confirm whether the potential matches to global sanctions lists are actual matches according to policy and procedures.
  • Ensure escalations for sanction/PEP screening, reviewing and assessing the risk for escalations and ensuring that the appropriate course of action is taken.
  • Maintain relevant databases and documentation and suggest controls to ensure we comply with regulations.
  • Communicating professionally and confidently with stakeholders including colleagues and front office account managers as part of the onboarding, periodic review, trigger events and offboarding processes
  • To support other team members with AML checks/referrals for escalation.
  • Maintain effective communication within the business to ensure material issues related to financial crime prevention are escalated as required.
  • Be effective in finding data from a number of sources/systems and accurately transfer Maintain personal compliance of operational and regulatory risk.
  • Perform Quality Control checks of KYC/AML files
  • Practical financial crime experience or transferable skill
  • A good knowledge of AML legislation and requirements and an interest in financial crime matters
  • A good level of awareness of legal corporate entities and corporate group structures.
  • Financial Crime investigation, prevention and/or detection work preferably in the financial services or asset management industry
  • Sound knowledge of AML Risk Based Approach concepts
  • Sound knowledge of sanctions and politically exposed persons screening systems and transaction monitoring systems.
  • Understanding of risk management principles.
  • Analytical thinker and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal, relationship building and written and verbal communication skills
  • International Compliance Association Financial Crime qualification, or equivalent Professional qualification
  • Knowledge of fraud, bribery, and corruption laws also desirable.
  • Experience in Capital Markets
  • A bachelor’s degree in law or business administration or country equivalent in a related discipline together with equivalent working experience.
  • Alternatively, can show strong analytical skills from another discipline.


At LSEG we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We break down barriers and encourage collaboration, enabling innovation and rapid development of solutions that make a difference. Our workplace generates an enriching and rewarding experience for our people and customers alike. Our vision is to build an inclusive culture in which everyone feels driven to reach their potential.

We know that real personal growth cannot be achieved by simply climbing a career ladder – which is why we encourage and enable a wealth of avenues and interesting opportunities for everyone to broaden and deepen their skills and expertise.


LSEG are committed to supporting emotional, physical, financial and societal wellbeing. Our tailored benefits are a key part of this commitment, and we offer colleagues a range of support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and consumer discounts.


We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please make your recruiter aware, we want to ensure you perform at your best.


As a global organization spanning 70 countries and one rooted in a culture of growth, opportunity, diversity and innovation, LSEG is a place where everyone can grow, develop and fulfil your potential with purposeful careers.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (“We”) may hold about you, what it’s used for, and how it’s obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject.


If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.



At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose – driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth – in everything we do.


Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.


LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.


We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone’s race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it’s used for, and how it’s obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject.

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.

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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelNon-Executive
  • Experience2 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYComputer and technology
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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