CDD Analyst (KYC/AML)

CDD Analyst (KYC/AML)
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO27/02
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

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Our Client

AKD wants its business partners to be reliable and act with integrity. That is why the KYC processes have to be in sound working order. In addition, AML/ATF requirements impose an increasing demand on the organisation. The client onboarding process is thus a meticulous task.

To manage it, AKD created the Client Acceptance Desk (CAD). The CAD handles the intake of new clients. The CAD specialists request documents from clients, identify risks and conduct a most thorough client vetting process. They then issue advice to the lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax advisers. The importance of this client due diligence work of the CAD is only matched by its role in monitoring existing clients and its close collaboration with our Compliance department. Right now, six analysts make up the CAD. There is room for one more.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Be part of one of the biggest law firms in the Benelux
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • A client facing compliance function
  • Career development opportunities and continuous learning
  • The possibility to do occasional business travel to the other AKD offices

What your future may hold

As an Experienced CDD Analyst, you will:

  • Conduct comprehensive customer due diligences
  • Analyze customer data to identify and assess risks
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance due diligence processes
  • Be able to grow within the CAD department of the law firm
  • Provide and maintain a compliant working environment by adhering to all laws, regulations and ethical standards
  • Keep up with current events as they relate to Laws and Regulations. This can be achieved through outside training as well as direct updates from regulatory
  • Inform the Head of Compliance of any potential regulatory compliance issues, provides opinions on new regulatory pronouncements or changes, and assesses the potential impact they may have on the Law Firm
  • Prepare and report on issues to the Compliance Committee
  • Maintain all sections of the Compliance policies and procedures relating to KYC
  • Review KYC documents according to the KYC policy and procedures and provide training on KYC related issues
  • Maintain logs of customer information to ensure the efficiency of the KYC process
  • Interact with other departments, internal audit and regulators
  • Perform other compliance related duties as required

Your skillset

  • Proven experience as a CDD analyst or in a similar role 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of anti-money laundering (AML) regulations
  • Tenatious and persuasive, yet flexible personality
  • Fluent in English and French (knowledge of Dutch is a plus)


Apply immediately via the website or contact Kathleen Peirsman for more information.
Contact Kathleen by mail: or call +32 473 49 71 80.

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