Vistra (Hong Kong) Limited

Associate, Client Acceptance (KYC/CDD)

Vistra (Hong Kong) Limited
Salary negotiable
Posted on 28 Sep 2020

Associate, Client Acceptance (KYC/CDD)

Vistra (Hong Kong) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Career Development
  • Client Acceptance Client Onboarding Opportunity
  • Offshore Exposure

Job Description

Company Background
Vistra has a diverse global workforce of more than 4,500 people from 45 corners of the world. We are in major city centers like Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Luxemburg, Poland, Bangalore and New York. High growth areas like Shenzhen, Warsaw, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur.

Whether you are an expert in trusts, funds or corporate services, a specialist with experience in specific jurisdictions; or someone who is skilled in a support service, you will find Vistra geographically and culturally diverse, but with shared values and goals.

Key Responsibilities:

The role is responsible for the following key Client Acceptance functions and is critical for the BAU process within Client Acceptance

  • In charge of daily on-boarding and periodic file reviews of client due diligence (“CDD”) matters re various jurisdictions (e.g. BVI, Seychelles, Cayman Islands, Seychelles, Hong Kong…etc)
  • Conduct research from public information system to collect and verify due diligence information
  • Manage and mentor a team of junior staff (both in HK & Foshan) , provide guidance and assistance on complicated cases and daily operations of the Client Acceptance Team
  • Review due diligence information supplied by client, conduct client risk assessments
  • Communicate closely with business on CDD requirements and attend to client enquiries
  • Identify and escalate CDD issues to Business and Group Compliance where necessary
  • Maintain and update the Group’s Customer Due Diligence Information System
  • Advice on the development and implementation of compliance policies, procedures and monitoring programs on AML related activities, compliance manual and core control documents that meet regulatory requirements
  • Implement and maintain Group’s Compliance Policies & Procedures

Attributes/Technical Skills:

  • High degree of professional integrity
  • Independent, self-motivated and pro-active
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with meticulous attention to fine detail
  • Keen to work in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Previous experience in managing a small team


  • Degree holder in Law, Accounting, or related discipline
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in financial services or corporate services firms
  • Good command of Office software and other related computer skills
  • Knowledge in Worldcheck, SAP or Viewpoint will be an advantage
  • Professional fluency in written and oral English with a good command of Chinese and Mandarin proficiency

 We offer an attractive package with benefits for the right candidate and long term career prospect.
Please email your CV and state ‘Position’ in the subject headline and send to: [email protected] com

For more information about us please visit our company's website at
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and all applications will be treated in strict confidence.

(We are not accepting any unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters)

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Vistra Group, ranked among the top four service providers globally, is a versatile group providing a uniquely broad range of services and solutions, from international incorporations, to trust, fiduciary and fund administration services.

With over 25 years of operation, our Group Companies now include Vistra, a specialist service providing tailored trust, fiduciary, fund and corporate services, working closely in partnership with our clients to maximise what is possible in international business, and OIL, the trusted leader in international incorporations, company formation and post-incorporation support across global jurisdictions, as well as the quality company incorporation service providers NovaSage and TAKA.

We are now seeking below position which based in Hong Kong.

Additional Company Information

Financial Services
Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus