Lead AML/KYC Distribution Operations (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating and fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment and you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents, and you believe in always putting the customer first, then we’re the right place for you. ~crlf~~crlf~We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and young professionals alike, the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to design your own career, develop your skills and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~In this new role, we are seeking a dynamic and ambitious Manager to lead our AML/KYC Operations Team. ~crlf~~crlf~In this multifaceted role you will support the European sales team in the onboarding of new clients (Distributors, Intermediary, Institutional clients). You will review KYC files and AML procedures and assess regulatory issues in terms of AML requirements including client/ investor account opening, names screening, customer and/ or Distributor Due Diligence, etc. You will perform gap analyses and identify AML and/ or Compliance/ Regulatory issues compared to the laws and regulations in force. You will actively watch market developments, propose required changes and coach the team. You will develop strong technical/ industry knowledge of key business processes such as customer/ investor account opening, on-going due diligence measures.

## Conduct Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Know Your Customer (KYC) research for customers, as part of the group-wide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) policies and procedures~crlf~## Analyse customer information and documents according to the prescribed internal policies and procedures~crlf~## Complete the necessary workflow tasks in the Customer Due Diligence Repository (“CDDR” system) during the customer onboarding process and periodic reviews in a timely manner~crlf~## Capture the necessary information according to the global standard and jurisdictional requirements against the customer’s KYC profile based on the calculated KYC due diligence level – simplified, standard, or enhanced ~crlf~## Execute and review sanctions, PEPs and adverse media alerts from customer screening during the customer onboarding process and escalate where necessary~crlf~## Package the Customer Due Diligence research and documentation (the “KYC profile”) for review by the Client Account Management~crlf~## Meet production target volumes and dates as advised~crlf~## Communicate with Compliance, the Business and other employees as required to complete the Customer Due Diligence process~crlf~## Participate in various cross-functional projects~crlf~## Work closely with Compliance, Legal, Internal Audit and other business teams on BAU (Business as usual) and new AML requirements~crlf~## Ensure all activities are in line with AllianzGI Procedures~crlf~## Take ownership of complex AML matters and provide guidance and support to the team.~crlf~~crlf~

## At least 7 years of related experience in undertaking AML / KYC reviews within a financial institution~crlf~## At least 7 years of related knowledge of AML, regulatory compliance and controls within the financial services industry ~crlf~## Excellent English and French, verbal and written. Knowledge of German, Italian or Spanish as additional language would be beneficial~crlf~## Proven problem-solving skills paired with project management skills as well as the ability to multi-task and handle deadlines without supervision~crlf~## Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships, internally and externally, in a global business environment ~crlf~## Excellent research, analytical and communication skills~crlf~## Time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task~crlf~## Ability to work professionally with all levels of staff and management~crlf~## Strong teamwork, organisational, complex problem resolution and initiative~crlf~## Sound judgment, keen sense of urgency, and high level of professional and personal integrity~crlf~## Strong familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Edge. Knowing the CDDR Software Fenergo is considered as an asset.~crlf~~crlf~

We offer an attractive, performance-related compensation package and nurture a productive, flexible and enjoyable atmosphere which is run by team spirit. ~crlf~~crlf~If this role has caught your attention we look forward to receiving your application. You may also email your application to: HR-Lux@allianzgi.com ~crlf~~crlf~We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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