Senior Onboarding Specialist


Job Title:

Senior Onboarding Specialist






Assure Hedge (UK) Limited


Reporting to:

KYC & Client Onboarding Manager





Direct Reports:



FCA Function Holder:


Role overview:

This role will involve working as part of the KYC team, but also working on cases individually as they arise and are allocated daily. The Senior Onboarding Specialist will be responsible for reviewing new accounts/onboardings as they arise in adherence with the Company’s onboarding policy and procedures document – whilst utilising their own judgement and experience for cases. In this role, the candidate will be communicating both directly with our partners via email on a day-to-day basis (as new onboardings arise), the sales department, and in some cases, clients direct.

Company Overview:

Assure Hedge is an innovative, award-winning, and dual-regulated FX hedging technology company. We are a fast-growing business with offices in Dublin, London and Portugal that has undergone a big change over the last year on the back of a large funding round. We build technology to simplify hedging, specialising in providing a full suite of products that are distributed through our partner channels to SME’s.


Our mission is to use technology to bring essential financial risk management products that everyday businesses need, in a way that’s easy for them to understand.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing new accounts/onboarding in line with company policy and procedure.
  • Screening all new accounts and relative persons for any AML/Adverse Media/Sanctions/PEP matches
  • Assessing and completing all Risk Assessments for all new onboardings at the start of onboarding.
  • Requesting any relative information or documentation relating to each case from either sales, the partners, or in some cases, the client directly
  • Assisting other key stakeholders as and when needed throughout the onboarding procedure.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the firm’s risk assessment and management framework for AML/KYC onboarding processes.
  • Working on tasks which may be allocated by your line manager, or Compliance.
  • Assist with payment queries from counterparty banks and service providers.

Person Specification:

The candidate will possess good initiative, judgement, strong attention to detail, and will work diligently both on their own but also as part of the broader team, and KYC department. The ideal candidate will also possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and will be experienced with communication via email, whilst always conducting themselves with a high level of professionalism and integrity. The candidate will also have a “can do” attitude, be a team player, and work on their own initiative without requiring any micromanagement.



  • Extremely strong written and verbal English.
  • Minimum 2 year of KYC experience
  • An understanding of navigating themselves around the JMLSG and FCA Handbook as and when required
  • Willing to learn and works well as part of a team.
  • A “can do” positive attitude towards work, and their colleagues.

Experience with the following tools is a plus:

  • Salesforce
  • KYC systems
  • Creditsafe
  • Excel


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