Client Due Diligence Analyst - 6 month FTC London (GB)

Full Time (≥ 80%)
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About us

LGT Wealth Management UK LLP is a UK-based partnership, wholly owned by the private banking group LGT, which is in turn owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. When we set up LGT Wealth Management in 2008, our aim was to offer a fresh approach to wealth management. Alongside the LLP we also have two other entities which focus on US and Jersey based clients. Our head office is based in London however we have a presence in Edinburgh, Jersey, Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol. The plan was simple: put our clients first by providing a transparent service, designed around what is right for each of them. By drawing together in-depth knowledge and experience from across the industry, we provide a flexible, bespoke service adapted to each of our clients’ needs.
Our mission is to create long-term value for all stakeholders. Our culture encourages individuals to generate, develop and implement ideas which will strengthen our business. Belonging, respect, integrity, conviction and entrepreneurship are our core values. As our brand recognition grows, we are fast becoming an employer of choice in our sector. We have over £29 billion in funds under management and circa 700 staff.

Your challenge

Business Unit

Client Due Diligence is responsible for performing client on-boarding functions, which includes due diligence review in accordance with FCA regulations and company policies. This is accomplished by working with the front office, Compliance and Legal teams both locally and also other branch offices.

Brief Role Objective:

The role holder will be required to understand the client structures and types of account to remediate existing Jersey client profiles to ensure conformity with UK Know-Your-Client and Anti-Money-Laundering standards. The role holder will also be required to grant approvals upon fulfilment of documentation requirements, work with the front office and particularly with Compliance for any exception approvals, administer document archiving and to collate/provide for management reporting. They will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the Client On Boarding function including process improvement and quality assurance across the function

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and remediate existing Jersey client profiles and check and validate the client details meet current policy standards.
  • Perform ongoing due diligence on existing clients.
  • Delivery of AML/KYC standards to the client on-boarding process.
  • Maintenance of key information about clients for Management Information statistics
  • Active learning of new product or account types by working closely with Compliance.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory changes.
  • Keep procedure manuals up to date when new structure are created or changes to procedures.
  • Train others within the team when required, particularly around new and complex accounts where extra training and discussion has been sought with Compliance.
  • Act as an escalation point within the team and throughout LGT WM for new and complicated account structures and only request information from Compliance when absolutely necessary.
  • The development of new/improved processes or controls to meet the changing demands of the business, the Regulators, technology etc.

Your profile

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills;
  • IOC exams an advantage



  • PC/Microsoft Office Literate


  • Experience of JHC Wealth Asset Management platform Figaro

Other skills, competencies and attributes:

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of UK wealth management gained in a similar role.
  • Experience with Jersey based clients would be an advantage.
  • Excellent organisation skills. Ability to identify/propose process improvements.
  • Build strong working relationship with the Front office.
  • Must be pro-active and a good team player.
  • Understanding of FATCA and CRS
  • Good understanding of Know your client and Anti-Money-Laundering standards in the UK
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;
  • Excellent organisation skills;
  • The ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Can exhibit skill in prioritisation, planning, monitoring and self-management
  • Quickly adapts to new working environments

Do you feel addressed? Then simply fill out the online application. We look forward to getting to know you.


Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Senior Recruitment Advisor
LGT Wealth Management UK LLP

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