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Asset Management, Alternatives Private KYC Group, Associate/Vice President, Tokyo

Goldman Sachs Tokyo, Japan
Posted 23 days ago Permanent Competitive
Asset Management, Alternatives Private KYC Group, Associate/Vice President, Tokyo
Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm's primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success.
We are:
  • Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
  • Advisors, understanding our clients' priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
  • Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients' investment decisions
  • Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Undertake customer due diligence checks to ensure adherence to the Firm's Anti Money Laundering policies, procedures, and regulatory framework (such as AML/KYC regulations, FIEL, Dodd Frank, EMIR, MiFID, FATCA, etc.).
  • Conduct PEP, sanction and adverse media screening and escalate any areas of concern to Legal and Compliance
  • Perform quality assurance reviews on cases delivered by the team, where necessary, to ensure they are in line with internal policies and regulatory standards
  • Timely escalation of any questions or concerns around obtaining requirements in order to fulfill our regulatory obligations
  • Work closely with key stakeholders (Business, Financial Crime & Compliance, Legal, Operations, Middle Office) in a fast paced environment to ensure a seamless front to back onboarding and assist with the establishment of new client relationships to facilitate deal investments
  • Provide ongoing training and support to junior team members and partner with Compliance to deliver regular AML trainings to internal teams (Business, Operations) that are involved in the onboarding process
  • Work closely with Compliance team to implement new regulations and lead the development of new policies and procedures to reflect changing regulatory requirements
  • Lead strategic initiatives in order to improve the process efficiency and customer experience
  • Assist Compliance team in dealing with regulatory enquiries relating to the firm's AML policies and processes.
  • Lead remediation projects to address AML/Financial Crime compliance findings identified by Internal Audit
  • Report desk metrics, key risk indicators, risk control self-assessment and provide regular AML risk updates to senior stakeholders in Operations, Legal, Financial Crime Compliance and the MLRO

BASIC REQUIRMENTS
  • Japanese language skills required
  • Similar AML/KYC role experiences within financial services firm
  • Knowledge of financial markets and products
  • Knowledge of Customer Identification Programs (CIP)/Know Your Customer (KYC) and relevant regulations
  • Knowledge of corporate structures and the impact they have on the KYC/AML process
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization as well as clients with differing levels of product experience
  • Self-motivated and proactive team player, who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment

Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm's primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. We are:
  • Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
  • Advisors, understanding our clients' priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
  • Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients' investment decisions
  • Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.
We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html
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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job ID  300003292328912
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