KYC Quality checker - Dutch speaker

Brussels, BE, 1170

Purpose of the Job


Quintet Private Bank is a leading private bank in the wealth management sector; we are committed to our clients and their families, and pride ourselves on our personalised service based on a deep understanding of what clients want to achieve. Compared to others, we are small (<2,000 employees across 50 European and UK locations) with an ambition to stay true to our purpose to be the most trusted fiduciary of family wealth. When you join Quintet you are joining a company that values diversity of background, equal access to opportunities, career development, collaboration and inclusiveness. We want our employees to feel proud of being part of a company that is committed to do the right thing. You will have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs.


The successful candidate will be part of the Quality Checker team of Quintet. You will represent Puilaetco within this international team. Puilaetco is the Belgian branch of Quintet. As CDD/KYC Quality Checker, your core activities will be ensuring the quality of our client files/reviews. You will be working in an international team together with the other Quality Checkers across Europe. You will be a source of information for both Analysts and Front Office colleagues. You are proactively improving the quality within the team and beyond. On top of that, you are engaged towards the "first time right" principle, in order to bring the quality of the files up to the next level.


As a CDD/KYC Quality Checker you are the ultimate gatekeeper of our first line of defense with regards to Financial Crime Compliance. The complexity of our files is not unchartered territory: international complex structures, tax risks and companies’ annual accounts, you know it all. Besides that, giving feedback to colleagues is something you already did as an KYC/CDD analyst. You know how to manage your stakeholders, you easily connect with them and know how to inspire them with CDD content. Your have an helicopterview in the AML analysis of a client file and can clearly explain yourself to your colleagues or other stakeholders. 

Key Accountabilities

  • You will review the CDD/KYC assessments performed by Front and CLM analysts on “high” risk cases, as well as, doing sample checks on the “low” and “medium” cases reviewed by the Front. 
  • Understand the overall Financial Crime Compliance framework of the Bank and the role played of the first and second lines of defences; 
  • Be a trusted point-of-contact for the analysts and towards other stakeholders such as compliance, wealth planning, legal, risk, internal/external auditors, cross-border teams, and business support with regards to Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) and KYC knowledge; 
  • Contribute to updating and improving internal processes, tools, policies and trainings; 
  • Support Group compliance in the review and implementation of AML and Tax risk scorings based on your day-to-day knowledge of the tool and process. 

Knowledge and Experience


  • Degree in finance, economics, law, or a related field 
  • 2-3 years of experience as Quality Checker or a similar role or 5 years of experience as an KYC/CDD Analyst 
  • In-depth knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations and guidelines 
  • In-depth knowledge of Belgian legal forms and structures 
  • Knowledge of Belgian tax framework 
  • General know-how on private banking products and services and bank’s overall organisation 

Attributes and Qualities

  • Strong coaching and presentation skills 
  • Be a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills with sufficient assertiveness and self-confidence 
  • Positive mindset, empathic and decisive 
  • Excellent organisational skills and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify and escalate matters as and when required 
  • Knows how to work independently and effectively manage priorities  
  • Committed person with an entrepreneurial mindset and strong delivery skills 
  • Capacity to act in an international Group with varying cultures 

Technical Skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite 

Languages Skills

  • Fluent in French or Dutch and good understanding of the other language 
  • Fluent in English