KYC Officer



Do you share our commitment to provide financial services of the highest standards and want to be part of Bank One’s dedicated team?




Job Purpose:

To ensure compliance with Know Your Customer policy of the bank, relevant laws and regulations and adherence to sound and recognized banking practices. To reduce the risk of the bank being used by criminals in furtherance of illegal activities and to safeguard the bank's name and reputation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To comply with global standards and local regulations for on boarding and periodic review.
  • To manage timely onboarding of customers and adhere to KYC due diligence process.
  • To support in any matter regarding the interpretation of laws / regulations in respect of KYC documents for customer on boarding.
  • To ensure reactivation of accounts and attend change requests diligently by conducting full review.
  • Conducting second level of verification of KYC review for all high-risk accounts and medium risk accounts.
  • Follow up and ensure implementation of all internal/external/BOM audit recommendations within the department and within the bank in respect of KYC.
  • Critically analyse customer information and propose recommendations to Management.
  • To review the KYC Procedure Manual/forms/checklist.
  • To provide support and coaching to staff.
  • Provide support to assigned areas on KYC related issues including provision of advice and assistance to all business units.
  • Review customer transactions upon check for High and Medium risk customers.
  • Provide technical support and guidance for the development of training programmes in relation to the Bank's processes and give training to staff.
  • Ensure that procedures are followed in order to avoid any breach and leakage of income.

Technical & Behavioural Skills:

  • Knowledge of Central Bank’s guidelines and other relevant local legislations.
  • Basic knowledge of Trade Finance.
  • Good knowledge of KYC and AML policies and operating procedures.
  • Knowledge of offshore banking.
  • Computer literal with good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (oral/written) both in French and English medium.
  • Have good time management skills.
  • Excellent team spirit.
  • Proactive, dynamic and solution provider.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Banking/Finance/Law or any relevant field would be an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar position in the Banking or financial sector.

Should you be interested in the post of KYC OFFICER in the KYC Department, kindly send your Please ensure all your personal, academic and professional details are up to date before sending your cv and motivation letter to the following email address: [email protected].

Any incomplete application or those received by post will not be considered.

Management reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.

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