CDD Officer (Customer Due Diligence)

A Customer Due Diligence Specialist makes sure a company knows who their customers are, follows the rules and checks for any potential risks to prevent things like money laundering or illegal activities.

Day-to-day Tasks

  • make sure all the necessary information about new and existing clients follows the rules
  • tell other teams within the business what they need to do to follow the rules about client information
  • check that all the information about clients meets the rules and is kept in the right place
  • keep a record of all the important details about clients in the database
  • help the team with background checks using our tools to see if there are any risks for money laundering or other issues
  • make sure all the records about clients are accurate and kept up to date
  • do extra tasks to help the risk team with their work

Skills and Knowledge

Be able to:

  • know and follow the rules about preventing money laundering and illegal activities
  • manage your tasks well and be able to make decisions on your own
  • pay close attention to small details
  • have experience working with computer databases
  • be good at using Microsoft Office programs
  • be really good at English, both in writing and speaking

Industry Qualifications

As you progress through your career in compliance, you will most likely take qualifications whilst you are working. One of the most common qualifications is the International Compliance Association qualifications. 

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