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KYC QC Officer

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    Compliance, Financial Crime

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a well-established corporate bank, is looking for candidates with more than 5 years of KYC QC experience whose main role will be responsible for quality checking cases completed by KYC Analysts and for providing feedback on areas of development to strengthen analysts' overall knowledge on policy, processes and procedures.

Please note that 5+ years of KYC QC experience is mandatory for this role.


  • Quality Control: perform a quality check of files before assigning to the appropriate team for sign off and approval

  • Conduct quality reviews of customer files from a AML/CDD standpoint to minimize case errors and strengthen overall performance

  • Escalate and evaluate policy deficiencies identified during quality checking

  • Monitor quality control and quality assurance results

  • Identify people falling below the required benchmarks

  • Train the internal team and raise awareness on regulatory requirements and landscape

  • Challenge current implemented processes in the department to drive improvement

  • Ensure information security risks are being handled in line with client expectations

  • Conduct coaching sessions with team members as required

  • Ensure consistency with the Quality Control framework and governance approach

  • Continuously communicate with stakeholders on file completion progress, errors and issues


  • Mandatory: 5+ years of KYC QC experience

  • Strong KYC knowledge including PEP and Sanctions

  • Experience of dealing with CDD for clients

  • Demonstrable years of experience of undertaking CDD reviews

  • Sound communication skills - verbal and written

  • Thrives in a target-driven environment

  • Great conflict management skills

  • A team player

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are exciting about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote working

We are currently looking for regionally-located compliance and financial crime specialists from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.