[Hiring] KYC Team Lead Dubai UAE

­Position: KYC Team Lead

Date posted: 2024-06-16

Industry: Recruiting Firm

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 5 – 7 years

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Law, or a related field.

Salary: AED 8000 to 12000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Gloriazm


Hiring KYC Team Lead

Job Function: Accounting/Finance

Key Responsibilities:

As a KYC Team Lead, you will be instrumental in ensuring that our client onboarding processes adhere to the highest standards of regulatory compliance. Your primary responsibilities will include:

Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD):

Perform thorough CDD and EDD on both new and existing clients to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Analyze and review KYC documentation for completeness, accuracy, and authenticity.

Risk Assessments:

Conduct detailed risk assessments to identify any red flags or suspicious activities that may indicate money laundering or other financial crimes.

Documentation and Record Keeping:

Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all client interactions and KYC documentation, ensuring that all information is readily available for audits and reviews.


Work closely with internal teams to ensure the timely and efficient processing of KYC requirements.

Collaborate with compliance, legal, and other departments to address any issues or concerns related to KYC processes.

Regulatory Compliance:

Stay informed about regulatory changes and ensure that the company’s KYC processes are compliant with current laws and regulations.

Participate in periodic reviews of client files to ensure ongoing compliance.

Policy Development:

Assist in the development and implementation of KYC policies and procedures to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the compliance program.


  • 5-7 years of experience in a KYC/AML role within the financial services industry.


  • Mandatory: Go-AKS KYC Certification or Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification from ACAMS.

Skills and Competencies:

Attention to Detail:

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure the accuracy and completeness of KYC documentation.

Analytical Skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills to conduct thorough risk assessments and identify potential issues.

Communication Skills:

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with clients and internal teams.

Regulatory Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of KYC and AML regulations, including an understanding of regional and global compliance requirements.


  • Strong problem-solving skills to address any issues that arise during the KYC process and to improve existing procedures.

Please include “KYC Team Lead Application” in the subject line of your email.