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Client Welcome Specialist

San Francisco, CA 94103
The Client Welcome Specialist (CWS) has a strong background in KYC processes, procedures and policies. CWS will drive the creation of clients KYC profile in Citis KYC systems and will establish clients relationship and account(s) opening with IPB US. CWS will interact with prospects, clients, and different internal teams in order to onboard client as efficiently as possible while providing the best client experience.


+ Welcome assigned leads/prospects to IPB US and introduce them to the Citi platform by walking them through IPB US value propositions, always adhering to highly professional and ethical standards. CWS should advice client on the best value proposition, segment and banking package according to prospect needs.

+ Interview prospects to establish source of wealth, banking needs and to require documents necessary to drive a diligent acquisition process, ensuring fast turnaround in client documentation and KYC profiling, with the highest quality possible, to guarantee quick relationship establishing and funding.

+ Lead all onboarding control aspects for the client: AML / KYC / OWS, Alerts, CRF, PUP. Protects the bank and the client by complying with relevant policies, procedures, legal and regulatory framework.

+ Performs CIP process by identifying and confirming prospects identity through the various methods available according to IPB US procedures.

+ Manage DocuSign flow and coordinate with the Client Acquisition Specialist to walk client through the process.

+ Escalate any issues or identified discrepancies encountered throughout the analysis, review, and completion of KYC activities.

+ Review account (banking and/or investment) applications and account opening/structure documentation to ensure accuracy and that all policies and procedures are met.

+ Add signers, beneficiaries, POA and all client requirements as part of the account opening process.

+ Perform OWS and OFAC validation for all new prospects.

+ Coordinate with internal teams to ensure that clients relationship and account opening process is carried out as efficiently as possible, escalating when necessary.

+ Control the quality of the application and ensure accuracy on all of the clients information to avoid rejections.

+ Drive client satisfaction by managing customer expectations and using appropriate resources and channels to present effective solutions to clients needs.

+ Adhere to strict regulatory and compliance/AML guidelines, policies, regulations and requirements.

+ Act as liaison for account opening and relationship establishment with Relationship Manager (RM) in charge of managing prospects onboarding process in order to maintain a communication channel and credibility as trusted advisors, delivering high frequency of contact to guarantee close engagement and attention to prospects needs until the relationships is fully transferred to the new RM.


+ Demonstrated ability to talk to prospects/clients and explain process, value propositions to them.

+ Languages: English and any Asian language(s) a must

+ 3 5+ years of experience working with KYC related processes and/or operations

+ Bachelors degree in Finance, business, or related field.

+ Basic knowledge of the wealth management industry.

+ Strong Team work skills, as well as Leadership and management skills to coordinate work with assigned support team.

+ Keen analytical and research abilities.

+ Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.

+ Ability to prioritize multiple customer needs or issues.

+ Ability to build, foster, and maintain positive professional relationships.

+ Devotion to high-quality customer service.

+ Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

+ Knowledge of relationship management best practices.

+ Problem solving and conflict resolution capabilities.

+ Highly effective verbal and written communications skills.


**Job Family Group:**

Private Client Coverage


**Job Family:**

Client Services


**Time Type:**

Full time


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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