About us

First Digital is a digital asset focused trust, custody, financial technology company at the vanguard of the emerging digitalization of assets, where the full value for your worldly assets can finally unite like other digital data. Our best-in-class custodian and near-banking layer enables previously unattainable options for payments, asset management and access to products that can help enhance financial inclusion.  

Our infrastructure – including FDUSD, Asia’s 1st home grown blockchain-based USD stable-coin – Developed to help economies, institutions and developers gain access to technology breakthroughs and capitalize on the digital evolution of finance, trust, and technology.

Overview:

We are looking for a AML/KYC Analyst to join our growing compliance team. This addition to the team will report to Compliance Manager and be responsible operational compliance (KYC, client onboarding, AML and sanctions screening, transaction screening) and ensure that new customers, transactions and processes run smoothly and safely. This role is best suited for high energy, hard-working, motivated individual seeking to challenge themselves in a fast-paced, growing fintech company. 

You will be expected to deliver against targets for both productivity and quality, manage your own pipeline, take onboard feedback from approvers who are responsible for quality checking cases. If you develop your professional career in finance and join an international environment, this is the role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Performing customer due diligence on new and existing clients in line with relevant regulatory and company standards.
  • Obtain and review documentation and reference data to ensure that all regulatory AML and KYC requirements are adhered prior to onboarding. 
  • Identify key risks posed by potential clients, including legal structure, industry sector, customer base, delivery channel and/or reputation.
  • Performing ongoing and transaction monitoring. 
  • Undertaking individual identity verification checks.
  • Unwrapping beneficial ownership structures.
  • Reviewing hits on sanctions data and ruling out or escalating as appropriate.
  • Checking and documenting KYC information.
  • Conducting monitoring on existing clients and updating data accordingly.
  • Supporting business development colleagues in other offices with questions about the client onboarding process.
  • Training of client-facing front-office staff in AML/CTF risks, and associated processes.
  • Willing to work during Public Holiday.

Requirements:

  • A degree in finance, business or a closely related field.
  • 1-3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to communicate complex data clearly.
  • Knowledge of KYC/AML and compliance fundamentals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Dedicated attention to detail; a high degree of accuracy is a must.
  • Analytical mind and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload appropriately.
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a mid-sized growth company environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. First Digital Trust reserves the right to amend this job description at any time.

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