My client is a leading independent broker providing trading services in Forex, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and Spread Betting. They are currently looking for an On-Boarding Officer to join the team on a 3-6 month contact. This role does have the possibility of turning into a permanent position after the initial contract period .

The job purpose is to participate in the account opening department within the business and to ensure that all accounts are opened in line with legislative requirements and in timely manner

Duties to Include:

Assist in the process of opening new accounts (with a focus on Elective Professional applications);

  • Assist in the process of opening corporate accounts in line with account opening procedure;
  • Assist in the process of opening IB accounts in line with procedures and deal with any queries;
  • Liaise with client services to obtain missing or additional documentation, and, where necessary doing so in a second language;
  • Ensure all processes and checks are done in line with the current regulation and internal policies and procedures;
  • Liaise with the other departments regarding any account applications queries;
  • Update internal systems as per procedure;
  • Deal with any queries from Client Services relating to new accounts;
  • Liaise with Compliance regarding any red flags, inconsistencies, any suspected fraudulent activity;
  • Be fully aware and up to date with FCA regulations regarding account opening and AML requirements;
  • Any ad hoc duties as required by the manager and business needs

Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years

Essential Skills:

▪ Excellent attention to detail required

▪ Ability to work under pressure and to set deadlines

▪ Prioritising tasks and being able to make educated decisions

▪ Experience of working in a similar environment

▪ Excellent data entry skills

▪ High levels of English, the target language and at least 1 other language that can be used within the business (oral and written)

Desirable but not essential skills:

  • Have a knowledge of PEP, Sanctions & AML regulations
  • Be aware of FCA regulations and handbook

If you feel you meet the necessary criteria, I'd love to hear from you!.