BNP Paribas

Due Diligence Officer Officer (Flow), Client Management

BNP Paribas
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Due Diligence Officer Officer (Flow), Client Management

Location: HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong

Position Purpose

Within BNP Paribas Hong Kong, the Due Diligence Team’s objectives is to be the sole interface for clients going through the KYC due diligence onboarding or recertification process.

The team supports the Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) business which encompasses diverse métiers and products.
The team is responsible for 3 main activities:
  • Prioritization of on-boarding with additional focus on Tier 1 potential clients
  • Coordination of the whole process (Risk, Legal, Systems) and production of the KYC (Collection, Confirmation, and most importantly, analysis)
  • This team are also responsible for recertification, annual review and relevant client management processes
Key Responsibilities
  • Handle assigned Hong Kong new on-boarding requests (Work-In-Progress – WIP) and ensure management initiative is satisfactorily implemented which includes, but not limited to, the enforcement of proactive pipeline management policies (to improve the throughput and completion cycle-time of WIPs), completion of WIPs in meeting the set of KPIs, and management directives.
  • Complete new on-boarding requests in accordance to relevant Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) which also makes reference to CIB KYC Procedure.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) with assigned Front-Office Business Unit(s) across Client Sector(s) and Product(s), Compliance and other support functions in relation to Due Diligence activities.
  • Handle new on-onboarding requests in relation to Corporate Coverages, Commodity Finance, Investment Banking, Transaction Banking, Financial Institutional Coverages, Global Markets products [e.g. Equities, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities Index Trading (CIT), CIT Metals, CIT Repo, and Commodities Futures Trading].
  • Work closely with Front-Office and prioritize the completion of WIPs according to ever changing demands, and deliver satisfactory results.
  • Ensure timely escalation and own proposed course of actions to line management to address identified risks and blocking points during each WIP handling.  Also, identify, analyze, report and explore proposed course of actions to line management in relation to production, policy and system issues.
  • Develop good understanding of the assigned Front-Office Business Unit(s) and process related working knowledge in order to support the Front-Office Business Unit(s) effectively.
  • Interact effectively with senior internal stakeholders and regional/global teams in a variety of BNP Paribas locations in APAC and beyond.
  • Embrace continuous changes and challenges; handle various uprising initiatives and ad-hoc projects as assigned by line management for DDT.


Specific Qualifications Required
  • Bachelor’s level degree or relevant professional qualification.
  • Good understanding of Corporate & Institutional Banking and Global Markets framework under International Financial Groups.
  • Good understanding of Due Diligence and local Anti-Money Laundering requirements.
  • Working knowledge in relation to Corporate Banking products [e.g. Cash/Deposit, Loan Syndication/Agency, Trade Finance, ECM/DCM, etc] and/or Global Markets products [e.g. Equities, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities Index Trading (CIT), CIT Metals, CIT Repo, and Commodities Futures Trading].
  • 3 years or more relevant work experience.
  • Good communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team player, eager to learn and strong attention to details.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), and preferably Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin).
  • Excellent PC skills, especially in Excel.
Candidates with good potential but less than 3 years relevant work experience will also be considered.

Technical Skills

  • Commodities
  • Compliance
  • Due Diligence
  • ECM
  • Equities
  • Fixed Income
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Trade Finance
  • Transaction Banking