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Position Details
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Arabic speaking KYC Analyst (based in Prague) VAC-18925G
Employment Type
Full Time
Available Positions
Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Famagusta
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StaffMatters Recruitment Specialists
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Administration Team
4th Floor Limassol Roussos Tower, Corner Anexartisias & Kyriakou Matsi, Limassol 3302
Job Description

Our client is a leading International Investment Bank specialising in trading and investment are looking to recruit an experience and dynamic Arabic speaking KYC Analyst for their offices based in Prague

Job Description 

Position: KYC Analyst

Career Title: Associate

Reporting to: Corporate Onboarding Team Lead - Prague

Location: Prague, Czech Republic


Our client is increasing its efforts to improve its processes on client risk assessment and the quality of the conducted due diligences, both for new and existing clients. Within the scope of this initiative, we are growing this  unit   and will be working on onboarding and renewing client documentation of our existing client base, with specific focus our current higher risk or complex clientele.

You will be joining a global team whose focus is on quality control and ensuring proper client risk assessment and monitoring. Your main assignment will be to help us to ensure that we have the correct and up-to-date client information by checking the current documentation on our records, reaching out to the clients for further documentation and assess the correct client risk and register it in our systems. Furthermore, this team will also be participating in making sure that we have the appropriate data quality on the currently onboarded clients, within the Group.


Working as part of the Global Corporate Onboarding team, ensuring that the client data and information is up to date in our systems by doing renewal on the due diligence documentation for all corporate client ( corporate entities and licensed financial corporations);

Assessing the received information by doing appropriate due diligence, KYC on the received client information and risk assessment on the clients while ensuring compliance with AML policies and procedures;

Reaching out to the clients to request due diligence documentation and engaging with the clients via email in order to obtain possible further missing data and handle the incoming cases in a timely manner;

Ongoing maintenance/refresh of existing customer data;

Conducting AML screening of the clients and evaluate the received results by using risk-based approach (RBA);

Being able to handle standard and non-standard cases as well, by using RBA and ensure escalation policies are appropriately followed;

Maintaining a good collaboration globally with the Onboarding teams, the sales organization, Legal, Compliance, Regulatory teams and various key stakeholders across the bank.


Promoting always the interests of the Group and the Global Corporate Onboarding team

Consistently achieving results

Complying with all applicable guidelines and instructions laid down by the Management pertaining to the work of Senior KYC Analyst

Complying with SCML's prevailing Security Policy and Business Procedures

Complying with the legislation in force at all times


Ability to understand and apply legal and compliance procedures

Ability to think quickly and problem solve 

Ability to think outside of the box and be able to assess the case at hand by using risk-based approach

Excellent written communication skills in English and Arabic 

Positive attitude, with the ability to work well under pressure and perform comfortably in high stress environment, whilst still achieving targets

Good team player


2+ years on conducting due diligence, risk assessment, AML screening, and general on-boarding experience 

Client facing experience


First and foremost, we offer more than just a job, being an employee within the group is an opportunity to truly invest in your future.

In return you will get:

A chance to join a truly growth embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally. An opportunity to work as part of an international, very dynamic and, at the same time, pleasant working environment. An attractive salary plus benefits package.


From 50/60,000 - 70/80,000 CZK gross per month based on experience (around 1800 -3000 Euros gross monthly)

This Job Description is not an exhaustive list of duties, but a guideline to indicate the main areas of responsibilities and is subject to periodical review to meet the service needs.