Expert - KYC

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Banking operations processing

Expert - KYC

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Banking operations processing


  • Handle several transformation projects within compliance with operational impacts on KYC teams (new rules, new tools, new processes etc.)
  • Clarify policies and resolve queries for KYC teams globally,
  • Digitalize the current procedures to build an online library of all the procedures and policies easily accessible and understandable by KYC teams,
  • Validate and approve the rules built in KYC tools basis the policies and procedures,
  • Be the point of contact for KYC teams globally for any upgrades or changes in the policies to be raised to CPLE (compliance)
  • Be the point of contact for CPLE to understand operational feasibility of the policies,
  • Lead and guide Subject Matter Experts (SME) globally to provide the right guidance to their respective teams in the KYC procedures,
  • Drive change management for KYC teams globally in the event of major and minor policy/ procedure changes.
  • Co-ordinate with KYC teams, Compliance and IT to translate and implement the KYC rules into tools and applications
  • Lead several topics with compliance to discuss and finalise the KYC rules to be implemented

Profile required

Technical Attributes:

  • Should have completed graduation/post-graduation in Commerce/Science.
  • Should have at least 8 years of relevant KYC experience
  • Understanding of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, primarily in Europe and preferably in other regions too, in relation to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) and Know Your Customer (KYC) to facilitate sustainable solutioning of processes,
  • Familiarity with the principles of risk-based KYC, client risk assessment and the products used in a wholesale banking and institutional broker dealer business from all our business groups (GLFI, CORI, MARK).

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural team across geographical locations and time zones
  • Consultative in approach, understanding Compliance and operations needs and proactively delivering solutions

Within CLD KYC, the KYC Norms & Expertise team has been created to be the point of contact for Compliance matters, notably in the context of the publication of the new Group Instruction/ SG Code and projects within Compliance. This role functionally reports into the Global Policy and procedures head for KYC

This team is also in charge of:

  • Overall coordination of changes to KYC procedures (new rules, checklists, etc.) for both GMS (Global Minimum Standard) and LAS (Local Agreement standards)
  • The overall coordination of the network of Subject Matters Experts SMEs
  • Coordination with projects carried out within the KYC Transformation Program by Compliance
  • Contribution to the various project led by Compliance with regards to AML/KYC
  • Participation in the KYC Standard Implementation project
  • The implementation of the rules into operational procedures

By joining the team, you will participate in the various subjects as a key contributor, and in particular as an SME as requested by the operational teams, the FOs, CPLE FCC on various points along with being in charge of the animation of SMEs network, participate in implementation of the new standards, especially in operational applicability of the new rules, assist in change management.

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000SVW
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/11/04