Associate L1/Senior Associate – KYC

February 28, 2024

Associate L1/Senior Associate – KYC


  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
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About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind, and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function :

The KYC Due Diligence team in ISPL is responsible for the Preparation of files due for periodic reviews (Recertification) for existing customers and (Onboarding) for new clients of BNP Paribas across multiple countries across APAC, EMEA and America. The role of a Due Diligence Officer primarily consists of…

  • Reviewing details of previous KYC performed
  • Performing a Pre analysis to determine outstanding information required
  • Identifying Key players of the file and running background checks

Updating the KYC tool with the results of the review (Data + Evidence)

Job Title:

Associate L1/Sr. Associate – KYC 




Client Engagement & Protection



Business Line / Function:

KYC due diligence

Reports to:


Due Diligence Head


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

The KYC Due Diligence team in ISPL is responsible for the Preparation of files due for periodic reviews (Recertification) for existing customers and (Onboarding) for new clients of BNP Paribas across multiple countries across APAC, EMEA and America. It is extended team working with onshore counterpart to support completion of KYC on all existing and new clients of BNP Paribas.


Direct Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of Compliance Documents for recertification

1.1 Recertify the KYC forms (Due Diligence Package) for completion,

1.2 Obtain mandatory documents and reports as per KYC requirements

1.3 Perform necessary checks (3rd parties, website, and stock exchange) to complete the recertification preparation, including checks against local and global blacklists.

1.4 Contact SBO to collect missing documents, opinions and sign off

1.5 Get KYC forms and mandatory documents validated by onshore Due Diligence team

1.6 Ensure data and documents are entered (scanned and archived) into systems properly

1.7 Ensure client files pass all quality and control reviews

1.8 Upon approval forward Due Diligence Information to Static Data Team for maintenance

1.9 Escalate concerns / issues as needed

1.10 Communicate within the team, Compliance, the business and IT

Contributing Responsibilities

2.1 Contribute to the implementation of Permanent Control policies and procedures in day-to-day business activities

2.2 Active participation in regular review of operational procedural changes /requirements during processing functions / staff meetings 

              2.3 Active participation in Projects / System Changes / UAT / new system implementation when required.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

1.1 Good communication skills is a pre-requisite
1.2 Accuracy and rigor
1.3 Team player
1.4 Fluent in English; Knowledge of French or a foreign language would be a plus
1.5 Adaptable flexible approach to the working environment

1.6 Ability to work on multiple IT systems

1.7 IT literate and familiar with Microsoft Office (Excel to macro level), PowerPoint

Specific Qualifications (if required)

2.1 University Graduate
2.2 Experience of above 4 years’ experience in Banking Industry with specialization in KYC due diligence
2.3 Sound knowledge of the on boarding/ KYC recertification process
2.4 Knowledge of the global and local regulations related to banking and financial services.           


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork


Client focused

Attention to detail / rigor

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop and leverage networks

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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