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Corporate Compliance - Global Financial Crimes - KYC Policy Compliance - Associate

Req #: 170100379
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Compliance
Job Description:


JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at


Global Financial Crimes Compliance is looking for a Compliance Associate to help support the Firm’s KYC program and focus on KYC Policies, including KYC requirements abroad. The position provides an opportunity to further develop the Firm’s KYC program, advise senior management and leading business professionals across multiple lines businesses on KYC matters, ensure KYC requirements are properly implemented and sustained, and keep current with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.  
The role will require the following:
  • Support the Firm’s KYC requirements pertaining to country-specific KYC requirements that exceed the Firm’s Global program, with particular focus in North and South America
  • Advise Line of Business GFCC, Regional GFCC, and the business in connection with new KYC regulatory changes, and interfacing with counterparts in legal, audit and risk   
  • Assist in further developing certain aspects of the Firm’s KYC program, developing new policies and procedures, advising the business in connection with new developments, administering corporate wide compliance policies and interfacing with counterparts in legal, audit and risk    
  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape to quickly identify and adapt to emerging compliance and reputational risks for KYC and adapt the compliance program accordingly
  • Quickly size KYC compliance issues and trouble spots, and influence related remediation activities, including timely closure of action plans developed in response to adverse audits and regulatory examinations
  • Active and regular communication with senior business management
  • Working closely with senior compliance officers covering KYC to help ensure consistency in interpretation and application of existing and new regulatory requirements.
  • Providing advice and interpretation on specific KYC compliance policies, procedures and topics, considering both the spirit and intent of the law.
  • Advising the business in connection with new developments and products related to KYC
  • Support data mapping and execution with regards to technological system implementation
  • 5-7 years with Compliance experience that includes KYC policy writing; well-versed in KYC compliance requirements and  a strong background in compliance, risk, and control issues in connection with financial institution
  • Expert knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for AML/BSA and KYC
  • Strong project management skills, with prior experience managing large-scale, time-sensitive projects
  • Superior writing and analytical skills
  • Knowledge in Spanish a plus

**Any candidate not meeting ALL the qualifications can be considered for a Compliance, Officer, Associate.

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