Internship - KYC Advisory

Internship|New York|Legal / Taxation / Compliance

Internship - KYC Advisory

New York, United States Internship Legal / Taxation / Compliance


The candidate will execute on KYC advisory processes.

KYC advisory processes:

- Review, analyze, and approve KYC files of higher risk regional and global clients;

- Work on KYC-related escalations and handle KYC queries and requests from KYC Operations and the business lines;

- Perform KYC-related testing through the permanent supervision framework;

- Escalate issues to KYC Advisory Management, where appropriate;

- Participate in KYC related meetings, calls, and committees;

- Assist with gathering and formatting KYC-related metrics and reports for KYC Advisory and Financial Crime Compliance




- Knowledge of current anti-money laundering and KYC requirements, including the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT

Act preferred

- Strong attention to detail

- Ability to work independently

- Ability to prioritize and work in a dynamic, deadline-focused environment

- Exemplary personal ethics and desire to always adhere to rules and regulations

- Ability to work well in a highly diverse team

- Ability to communicate well across all levels of an organization

- Demonstrated history of taking initiative

Technical Skills:

- Advanced knowledge of Excel and proficiency in Word and PowerPoint

- Excellent research and analytical skills

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Strong research skills, and experience with online research systems including web-based tools

Profile required

Prior work experience:

- Preferred previous experience within Enhanced Due Diligence, Client Onboarding or KYC areas


- BA/BS required

- English language is required

- ACAMS Certification is a plus

Business insight

The KYC Advisory Team is part of SGUS Financial Crime Compliance (FCC). Its mandate is to provide AML KYC oversight of the SGUS Client Lifecycle and Digital Team (CLD). Team members are located in US and Canada and execute Run the Bank (RTB) and Change the Bank (CTB) functions in the FCC KYC space. Functions include but are not limited to: Enhanced Due Diligence, Permanent Supervision, Internal and External Examiner responses, Temporary and Permanent Exceptions, Negative News reviews, Advisory and Governance responsibilities and Change Management.

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, sexual or 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: 210004I4
Starting date: 2021/03/23
Publication date: 2021/02/17