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KYC & Onboarding Analyst - 6 months contract


Join a dynamic Market Operations Division and fast-paced Counterparty Lifecycle Management team during a time of growth and innovative change with new strategic initiatives. The team leads the Onboarding and KYC process for new and existing customers to fulfill regulatory requirements across international jurisdictions so that Macquarie Group can engage with clients in a risk-compliant manner.

As the first line of defense, you will be performing KYC checks in accordance with AML policies and jurisdictional Customer Identification Programme manuals as well as addressing regulatory requirements and conducting screening of entities and individuals against sanctions, adverse news and politically exposed persons lists. In this role you will be working directly with business-aligned relationship managers to request documentation from sales representatives, traders or from the client directly.

You are tertiary qualified, enthusiastic, flexible and able to demonstrate initiative in a challenging and varied role. Your strong organisation and prioritisation skills allows you to manage multiple tasks with resilience to changing priorities. Utilising your research and analytical skills you are able to summarise complex findings and your strong written and verbal communication gives you confidence in interacting with all levels of staff including senior management in both the Business and support groups. Intermediate level of computer literacy in basic applications (Word, Excel, Outlook etc) and competency with VBA or SQL coding is desired for this role.

If you want to help us with developing new strategic initiatives, then please apply now!

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-958801
Work type: Maximum term
Location: Sydney
Category: Junior, Operations, Risk Management
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Operations
Recruiter: Tatiana Stepanova
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