• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 2019-03-26

APAC - Issuer Services - Hong Kong - Transaction Manager - Manger/Assistant Vice President

APAC - Issuer Services - Hong Kong - Transaction Manager - Manger/Assistant Vice President

  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 19007426


Job Background/context:
The Agency & Trust (A&T) business delivers bespoke fiduciary and agency transaction services to a wide variety of clients including banks, corporations, lawyers and governments around the world. Specific transaction services are delivered in connection with Corporate Debt, Restructuring, Structured Finance, M&A and Project Finance. A transaction is available within the Agency & Trust team based in Hong Kong. 

Key functions include:
The primary purpose of the position is to handle client onboarding matters for an assigned portfolio of A&T transactions. This will involve liaising with clients externally and various Citi teams internally to obtain onboarding related documents; ensuring KYC is fully completed before announcing/closing transactions; ensuring that the required bank accounts are open within the required timelines; ensuring KYC renewals are performed and completed timely. The role will include some project management work, as required by the business. The position will report into the Head of Transaction Implementation team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Implement new Agency and Trust transactions in Asia: including Know-Your-Customer due diligence and bank account opening
  • Liaise with clients / clients' legal counsel externally to obtain the correct onboarding documents
  • Work closely with internal KYC / Compliance / Coverage teams to complete the KYC process
  • Work closely with account opening teams to complete account opening process
  • Perform sanction name screening
  • Handle ad-hoc business projects as required


  • Solid knowledge and experience in the KYC process / HK AML regulations is a significant advantage
  • The candidate should have a good understanding of the banking transaction services business and capital markets experience is beneficial
  • Knowledge in FATCA is an advantage
  • Experience in client on-boarding is an advantage

Bachelor degree level in finance, business administration or equivalent

Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin are critical
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise successfully in order to meet various deal deadlines often under tight timelines
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple transactions at a time
  • Attention to detail required in preparing KYC related information and ensuring appropriate documentation is received from the client
  • Co-operative, proactive with high sense of responsibility & teamwork
  • Well-organized