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KYC Review Analyst- Operations

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Job ID BIS-14532 City Los Angeles State California Additional Location: Exempt/Non Exempt Non-Exempt Shift Day Work Schedule M-F, 8-5
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Conduct Enhanced Due Diligence background investigations for commercial loan borrowers in adherence with credit policy and compliance with BSA and USA Patriot Act. Responsible for the quality assurance and integrity of the "Know Your Client" (KYC) program on new and existing client relationships. Perform review and provide clearance on potential negative news alerts for new clients or during periodic client reviews. Perform prospect client reviews and provide recommendations prior to onboarding prospects as well as other referrals from line units.

Banking and Investment Services Division
As a member of City National's Banking & Investment Services group, you will be part of the essential central operations and back-end hub for all of the bank's lines of business.


  • The KYC Review (Specialist – Senior) will perform Enhance Due Diligence (EDD) reviews for commercial loan borrowers and prospect reviews utilizing a variety of internal bank systems and external research tools to investigate, research, and prepare documentation/summaries consistent with resolution of investigation. Perform timely investigations with well-reasoned and supported decision-making. Conducts follow-up with line colleagues for any missing or necessary information. Completes required training. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
  • KYC – the analyst is able to perform review and clearance of potential negative news alerts on new clients and during periodic client reviews and escalate true matches accordingly.
  • KYC – the analyst is able to review and verify that a Know Your Client (KYC) is completed for new accounts, and Anticipated Activity questions for Business and Individual clients with new transactional accounts.



  • H.S. Diploma
  • Requires 3-5 years’ experience in Banking Services, branch operations, risk management or related function and two years’ of BSA/AML experience
  • 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Office

Skills and Knowledge

  • Analytical skills, solid understanding of deposit and loan transactions, use of good judgment, attention to detail, internet savvy, good knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT acts. Great communication and writing skills.

*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

City National Bank requires all colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site at any of our locations.

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