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With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what is all about.

We’re seeking a future team member for the role of Global KYC Program Implementation Specialist to join our Risk & Compliance team. This role is located in Pittsburgh, PA / Lake Mary, FL. – Hybrid

In this role, you’ll make an impact in the following ways:

  • The Global KYC Program Implementation Specialist will be supporting the KYC Program Oversight Subcommittee (KPOS), which is an empowered decision-making body that provides a formal governance forum to facilitate senior management oversight of the systems and controls relating to all aspects of The Bank of New York Mellon’s KYC Program, including but not limited to Global AML/KYC Policy and Local Regulatory Requirements.
  • The Committee is a governing body that has significant oversight responsibilities related to KYC, consistent with the long-term goals of the Firm, including monitoring MIS of KYC due diligence, risk, and control management.
  • In this role, the Specialist will be expected to build a complex understanding of risk identification and mitigation, and related communication strategies, in the AML/KYC space.

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following:

  • The Team is looking for an individual who can operate as an independent owner of the KPOS, identify items for escalation within name screening and other areas of KYC, but move easily among, and with, the Global KYC Advisory Team, a lean team of KYC SMEs and risk management experts.
  • Serve as a main point of contact for KPOS related queries and submissions
  • Collate and assist in the preparation of the monthly meeting pack and collaborate with workstream leads to ensure timely submissions
  • Provide four-eye check on content and serve as first level of check and challenge; this may materialize in reviewing the meeting pack end-to-end and discerning when to escalate discrepancies and duplication of efforts in a timely manner
  • Document detailed minutes for the monthly KPOS meeting and effectively track open actions to closure
  • Organize and maintain evidentiary materials and/or supporting documents for all aspects of the KPOS
  • Engage with members of the greater KYC Program Advisory Team, greater Financial Crimes Compliance Teams, COE, Lines of Businesses, Product, Technology and Operations Teams as appropriate which may result in regular working groups and other periodic delivery of materials and/or escalations to governance bodies
  • Bachelors’ degree is required. Five (5) to seven (7) years of total work experience is required, including 1-3 years of AML KYC experience, preferred. Must be a detail oriented, self-starter with a can-do attitude. Written and verbal skills are a must with ability to engage with Senior Stakeholders. Must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business.

This individual will gain exposure to:

  • The AML/KYC governance and oversight framework
  • All aspects of the KYC program, including its implementation through both interim and tactical initiatives until business-as-usual (BAU) is achieved
  • Senior Management and Stakeholders from the first and second Lines of Defence, including but not limited to, the FCC, the Center of Excellence (COE), and product, technology and other operations-driven teams

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here’s a few of our awards:

  • Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN – 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • CDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’

Our Benefits:

BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life’s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: .