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KYC Officer - Client Due Diligence (f/m/d)

Finance / Accounting
Frankfurt

Location:Frankfurt, DE

Group Company:Deutsche Börse AG

KYC Officer - Client Due Diligence (f/m/d)

Full-time | Limited

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. Deutsche Börse Group is an international company, headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. With more than 6,700 employees, the company has a strong global presence for its customers all over the world, including Luxembourg, Prague, Chicago, London, Cork, New York and many other locations.

What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.

This position is initially limited for 2 years.

Field of activity

The KYC team (K Your Customer) works closely with the clients, the respective Key Account Management functions and group control functions to adhere compliance with the Anti Money Laundering directives and laws that are applicable to the various legal entities of the Deutsche Börse Group. As part of the first line of defense, the KYC team is responsible in defining and executing KYC procedures based on the group-wide compliance policies to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. The KYC team conducts the KYC assessment at the time of onboarding a customer and periodically during the ongoing business relationship. A risk-based approach is used in order to mitigate the customer compliance risk effectively. As per the KYC requirements, the KYC team collects and maintains up-to-date KYC documents and information for the customer’s business relationships. The KYC team performs the customer risk assessment to evaluate and decide whether the customer fits within the Group Risk Appetite (including from an AML perspective). You will be a part of a team of KYC Officers that are responsible for the execution of KYC requirements across Trading & Clearing.

Tasks/responsibilities
  • Conduct and support regular and initial KYC reviews according to applicable rules and regulations
  • Ensure compliance of customer documentation and information for KYC reviews, in specific for risk assessment purposes
  • Perform customer risk assessment based on pre-defined risk criteria and methodology. This includes evaluating and deciding whether the customer fits within the group risk appetite (including from an AML perspective) and whether its behaviour when using our products and services is consistent with what we k about its business
  • Liaise closely with Group Compliance regarding the risk assessment topic
  • Understand the risk calculations performed by the KYC tool and approve these
  • Perform other KYC tool related activities, such as case preparations and control plan tasks
  • Support inquiries regarding KYC activities from other stakeholders
  • Support Client & Change Management in the respective business as usual activities

Qualifications/required skills

  • University degree in business studies or comparable qualification
  • Kledge and experience of relevant AML and KYC regulatory requirements
  • Relevant practical experience gained either in the Compliance function of a financial institution or similar
  • Kledge of risk criteria and methodology
  • Strong conceptual and methodological skills
  • High analytical skills and attention to detail
  • od stakeholder management with business and Compliance
  • od integrated thinking skills between business and technology

Deutsche Börse Group embraces an international climate, whereby diversity is universal. This is evident across the board, be it through our diverse workforce, routine responsibilities or other areas of activities and scope of application. We are looking for employees who enjoy working in a dynamic and flexible environment and are willing to put forward innovative ideas for the company. An open mindset, a proactive approach and self-motivation are prerequisites.

We offer our employees an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include a high level of trust and autonomy in modern, centrally located workplaces where corporate culture and values are exercised regularly.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Have we piqued your interest? Then we encourage you to apply !

Do you have questions about the application process or this position?

Danny Osadnikwill gladly answer your questions. Please contact us at or by phone 069-211-11810. We look forward to getting to k you!

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources