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KYC Analyst (Japanese Speaking)

Job description

Our client is a leading commodity trading firm, looking for a KYC professional with proficiency in Japanese to join their APAC KYC team in Singapore.


  • Ensuring that all KYC activities are conducted in accordance with the Risk and KYC policies, monitoring and updating internal databases for statistical reporting
  • Performing and approving due diligence on new counterparties, reviewing and approving KYC clearance of existing counterparties
  • Ensuring due diligence standards are policy-compliant and up to date, and escalating high-risk clients to senior management, Compliance and Sanctions Team
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements for client onboarding carried out by the KYC AML department.
  • Conducting research on potential counterparties to guard its reputation against negative press


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • At least 3-5 years' KYC/ CDD experience in banks or commodities trading firms
  • Experience with screening tools such as Worldcheck, Lexis Nexis
  • Team player, detail oriented and ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to converse in Japanese as interaction with counterparties in Japan is required
  • Candidates who require work pass need not apply

If you believe you fit the requirements for the role, please click APPLY NOW or send an email to with your latest CV. Note: We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Data provided is for recruitment purposes only. Business License Number: 200611680D. EA Registration Number: R1767640

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