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KYC/KYB Center Analyst



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023
Jeeves is an all-in-one corporate card and expense management platform for startups, enterprises and SMBs around the world. Jeeves has raised over $380M and is backed by top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, CRV, Tencent, Stanford University, Clocktower Ventures and Founders of more than 15 unicorns including David Velez (Nubank), Carlos Garcia (Kavak), Sebastian Mejia (Rappi) and the family office of two FAANG founders.Jeeves’ mission is to become the financial operating system for all global businesses. Since its public launch in March 2021, the company now services more than 3000 clients across 24 countries and 3 continents.We are in need of a Financial Crime Analyst to come and join our team in Mexico. The primary focus will be the onboarding of new customers however we are looking for someone who is happy to come in and get involved in all aspects of AML/CTF providing support to the newly established financial crime team in growing and embedding AML and CTF processes, controls and culture across the countries in which Jeeves has presence. This role will be hands-on and strategic and you will serve as one of the key point persons for working with and advising the business on our Know your Customer (KYC) and Know your Business (KYB) policies and proceduresWe are looking for a self-starter who is prepared to take on all aspects of financial crime. You will be fully supported in your role by the wider team, to help ensure your success at Jeeves. As a global organization Jeeves is committed to building a team as diverse as the companies we serve.Location: This role is based out of México City on a hybrid schedule.Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform KYC reviews covering new onboarding and existing customers
  • Identify and resolve or escalate, as appropriate, any issues in relation to the onboarding/remediation processes
  • Complete enhanced due diligence reviews
  • Perform customer risk assessments
  • Review screening alerts for Politically-Exposed Persons (PEP), adverse media and sanctions lists
  • Executing and/or reviewing negative media and escalate when necessary
  • Being alert to fraudulent, unusual or suspicious applications
  • Help to establish and maintain best practices, policies and procedures and keep abreast of financial crime/sanctions regulatory developments
  • Maintain AML logs and assist with the production of management information
  • Assist with wider team responsibilities, such as transaction monitoring, and submit filings to local regulators
  • Liaising with other business units, including Customer Support and Product Development, as needed
  • Act as a liaison on AML, CTF, PEPs and Sanctions between the Business and the wider Compliance Team

  • 1-3 years of experience in financial crime, primarily focused on KYC and or transaction monitoring
  • Fintech/Bank/financial institution experience desirable
  • Knowledge of local AML legislation and relevant regulations and international AML standards
  • Willingness to learn and get involved in helping to build the AML framework
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Agile and able to pivot quickly with the changing environment
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Willingness to assist the teams globally on any AML matters as they arise
  • Readiness to build and document new procedures from scratch
  • Fluency in English. Jeeves is a global company and English is the language we use internally to communicate between regions

Even Better If You Are:
  • Low ego and easy to work with
  • Enthusiastic and up for a challenge - remember, we are an early stage fintech so you will be key in helping us build our processes
  • Someone who is keen to build generalist knowledge in AML
  • A good communicator. The Head of Compliance is based in London so we are looking for someone who is good at speaking up and proactively reaching out to the London team
  • A team player and happy to jump in and help out the other team members when they are under pressure