Onboarding Specialist

Ioanna Vlassi
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  • Conduct thorough due diligence checks.
  • Manage full KYC process for corporate clients.
  • Identify and mitigate financial crime risks.
Job Overview:

Our client, a UK-licensed Electronic Money Institution (EMI) with offices in London and Limassol, is seeking an Onboarding Specialist to join their team. This position is ideal for proactive individuals with a hands-on approach, eager to contribute to the group's ongoing success. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload, overseeing the entire KYC process, and onboarding corporate clients from start to finish.


  • Perform due diligence checks for new customers, ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Utilize gathered intelligence to identify individuals and groups potentially engaged in money laundering activities.
  • Conduct and document thorough investigations into customer activity and bank account transactions.
  • Gather information from publicly available resources, the customer, their relationship manager, and internal systems.
  • Examine client information and documentation, ensuring adequacy and appropriateness.
  • Verify information provided by clients and assess political exposure, adverse media, and sanctions connections.
  • Manage and prioritize workload, collaborating with the wider Operations and Product team to continuously improve processes and identify inefficiencies.
  • Contribute to the delivery of tactical and strategic improvements, including acting as a subject matter expert on projects and change initiatives.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in any of the following sectors: Payments Industry, Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs), or Payment Service Providers (PSPs).
  • Experience with fiduciary companies working with international clients and dealing with banks or EMIs.
  • Background in compliance or legal roles.
  • Experience in AML/Anti-Financial Crime roles, including working with PEP and Sanctions Lists, as well as Adverse Media.
  • Familiarity with complex group structures.

Our client offers a competitive salary package along with a friendly, easy-going working environment, providing the right conditions and opportunities for growth within the group.
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Ioanna Vlassi
Managing Director, Cyprus
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