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Know Your Client (KYC) Analyst


Join Macquarie’s Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) team as a Know Your Client (KYC) Analyst. In this role, you will be part of an inclusive, collaborative, dynamic and enthusiastic team that will allow you to gain exposure to a global stakeholder group, while developing your KYC, financial crime and operational skills.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play? 

As a Know Your Client (KYC) Analyst, you will be acting as our first line of defense, primarily responsible for performing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and non-AML due diligence on existing and new clients/counterparties.

Your appetite for improvement will be utilized as you conduct research and obtain information from publicly available resources, screening entities for adverse news, sanctions or politically exposed persons.

You will be responsible for determining and escalating high risk triggers and other potential risk findings as well as maintenance of accurate and complete data and documents into our customer databases. Team collaboration and client engagement is key as you will be working extensively with various teams across global locations to fulfill an entity’s KYC requirements as mandated by compliance and regulatory standards.

What you offer

  • Ideally that you will have at least 1 year of KYC/AML experience gained in a financial services, consulting or vendor environment.
  • Preferably you will be bilingual in Portuguese or Spanish and English. 

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program, a robust behavioral health network with counseling and coaching services
  • Recognition and service awards

About the Corporate Operations Group

In our Corporate Operations Group, you will work at the heart of Macquarie. Join a collaborative team who accelerate digitalisation, sustainability and social impact for the benefit of our people, customers, shareholders and communities. Our teams include technology, digital transformation and data, operations, human resources, business services, corporate strategy and solutions and the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop 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.

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.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: COG-976648
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Houston
Category: Junior, Operations
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Operations
Recruiter: Stewart Mitchell
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