KYC Manager

Are you an experienced KYC professional looking to develop your career in commodities? We have an opportunity to join a Commodities Trading House as a KYC Manager at their London office.

You will manage a small team of KYC analysts and make use of your in-depth knowledge of reputational risk due diligence and risk factors.
Knowledge of shipping and chartering would put you at a distinct advantage.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to;

  • Oversee KYC / on boarding function within the business for any new and all existing counterparties, this is to include sanctions checks, PEP, financial crime checks, open source checks and reputational risk
  • Simplified and enhanced due diligence across a wide variety of clients in over a hundred countries including low, medium and high risk jurisdictions
  • Perform periodic reviews of KYC information for renewals of the client information.
  • Responsible for the KYC operations of counterparties across Crude, Products, Gas, LNG, Power, emissions and shipping counterparties
  • Validate documentation stored in KYC tools and repositories. In some cases, solicit additional documentation requests from the client directly to support renewal or remediation efforts.
  • Manage a small team of KYC Analysts

Skills and experience

  • B.A. Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role preferably covering commodities
  • Strong knowledge of due diligence requirements in respect of reputational risk
  • Strong knowledge of risk factors such as jurisdiction risk, international sanctions and PEP’s
  • Knowledge of shipping and chartering would be an advantage
  • Experienced user of world check one and its functionality and calibration


Competitive Market Salary


For further information please contact or 01565 626 767