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Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi‐award winning RegTech company in the Financial Services sector that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on the global stage with the largest International Investment Banks.


FinTrU works with clients to design technology enabled solutions to help them meet their regulatory obligations in areas such as Legal, Risk, Compliance, KYC, Operations, Consultancy and Technology. FinTrU’s clients are all global Investment Banks, based in North America, Europe and Asia, and the company employs over 700 people across Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, London and New York. FinTrU’s business model is to provide technology enabled solutions to clients to augment and support their existing internal functions.


Whilst managed as a profit‐driven organisation, Darragh McCarthy, Founder & CEO also considers FinTrU as having a social purpose to create high‐quality professional employment. FinTrU cares deeply about its culture and places great focus on its company values of Partnership, Passion, People and Professionalism.


In December 2020, FinTrU was named as the 42nd fastest growing company across the UK, and sole representative from Northern Ireland, in the Virgin Atlantic Sunday Times Fast Track 100 League Table. 


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Job Details: KYC Associate

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KYC Associate
VN065
United Kingdom
 
Belfast or Derry/Londonderry
We currently have opportunities within our Belfast and North West Offices for experienced KYC Associates. You will have the opportunity to work directly in supporting some of the largest global Tier 1 Investment Banks.
Please see below.
Following FinTrU’s inclusion in the ‘Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100’ and as we move past a significant milestone of 700 staff in Northern Ireland, we are looking for ambitious and skilled KYC Associates to join us as a number of our projects continue to experience rapid growth.

Founded in December 2013, FinTrU is a multi-award winning RegTech company in the Financial Services sector that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on the global stage with the largest International Investment Banks.

We currently have opportunities within our Belfast and North West Offices for experienced KYC Associates.  You will have the opportunity to work directly in supporting some of the largest global Tier 1 Investment Banks.

All FinTrU offices remain closed but, thanks to FinTrU's technology infrastructure, you will be able to join and work remotely for as long as needed.  We’ll provide you with all the hardware that you need!

Please note that these roles are based permanently in Northern Ireland.  We are not in a position to offer these as permanently remote positions at this time.

 
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The Ideal Candidate
  • You will need exceptional interpersonal and communication skills for your new role as a KYC Associate at FinTrU
  • You should be resilient in the face of pressure with the ability to work in a demanding environment with an organised and structured approach
  • Your new role will require you to be equally focussed on the speed and quality of your output
  • Lastly, as a vendor working directly with International Investment Banks, strong stakeholder relationship building skills will be key to your success


Role Responsibilities
  • Interacting with Institutional and Corporate clients daily to gather all regulatory information and mandatory documentation to successfully complete KYC due diligence
  • Interpreting and implementing Global AML KYC Policies to mitigate potential risks on behalf of a range of Investment Banks
  • Delivering a flexible Maker/Checker KYC function for all in-flight client requests, including Quality Assurance checks and feedback for all work completed by peers
  • Performing detailed Sanctions Screening and PEP reviews, utilising a range of trusted industry sources
  • Providing detailed MI and reports to clients at agreed frequencies
  • Managing all escalations in a timely fashion, ensuring exceptions to policy are packaged clearly and succinctly for internal compliance review
  • Identifying key project risks, whether stated or not, and manage to resolution or escalate accordingly
  • Building and maintaining a strong, effective relationship with our clients


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Essential Experience
  • A minimum of two years' hands-on KYC experience within (or working in partnership with) an Investment Bank (candidates with demonstrably similar hands-on experience within retail banking, may also be considered)
  • Strong commercial awareness gained from experience within a professional services or outsourced environment
  • Proven experience in undertaking direct client facing engagement and outreach activity


Desirable Experience 
  • Project delivery within the financial services sector
  • Performance improvement, business analysis and project management

We reserve the right to alter or amend the shortlisting criteria at any time during the process.


At FinTrU, we are first and foremost passionate about our people and we recognise that the company is driven by our employees who live the company values and demonstrate ambition in abundance coupled with humility.  In order to continue to attract, develop and retain the very people that make up our DNA we are committed to investing in supporting you to fuel your continuous professional development journey.

Further details on our generous benefits package can be found on our website.


 
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Professional
2 years
Full Time
Permanent
Generous company pension scheme
Private medical insurance
Health cash plan
Life assurance
Income protection
Minimum 25 days annual leave, plus ten bank holidays
Personal training budget
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Employee Assistance Programme
Company-funded Christmas and Summer Parties (virtually for now!)
Diverse and inclusive social and cultural calendar
Cycle to Work scheme
Competitive salary
Performance related bonus award
    
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