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Onboarding Officer - Mandarin Speaking

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    Jack Merriott

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    020 3778 0846

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    27 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a global financial group, is currently looking for a Mandarin-speaking Onboarding Officer to join its London office. The firm offers a wide range of custom services to its renowned clients, which span across banking, investment management and securities.

The successful candidate will report into the Head of Onboarding.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the onboarding and KYC of new customers

  • Review the due diligence for new and current clients whilst ensuring compliance with AML and other requirements

  • Perform risk assessments and apply the appropriate level of due diligence

  • Identify the risks at the beginning of any new client relationship and monitor those risks on an ongoing basis

  • Oversee Adverse Media, PEPs and Sanctions check for all new client relationshps and perform ongoing monitoring

  • Ongoing maintenance of client and account due diligence and AML records

  • Provide assistance and support to the compliance team with special tasks such as drafting procedures and data collection for regulators

Your Profile

  • Experience in a KYC/AML client onboarding role, ideally within a position of dealing with complex structures such as hedge funds or high net worth individuals

  • Fluency in Mandarin is essential for the role (both written and spoken)

  • Sound knowledge of regulatory AML

  • Track record in analysing complex structures to determine risk exposure and applicable due diligence and/or AML requirements ​

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jack Merriott.
Phone: 020 3778 0846
Reference Code: 11342

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 excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.