Client Acceptance | Central Risk | Associate - Egypt

Egypt | Enabling Functions | Posted on 05-Dec-2023

Position Summary


Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation.

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 29 offices in 15 countries. Over the last 96 years, we have served as trusted advisors for clients. Deloitte’s presence in the region has contributed to the advancement and growth of the professional services industry in the region.

We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world (2022), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the UAE (2022), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the KSA (2022), and "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2022). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society.

We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we. Our organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action.

Quality and Risk | Client acceptance – Associate

During your tenure as a Quality and Risk Associate, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

·       Follow established KYC/AML processes for new and existing clients/vendors in line with relevant Deloitte Global and local policies, undertake due diligence and to raise any concerns to the quality risk representative/management.

·       Perform AML risk assessment and analyze AML risks associated with the client and identify 'red flag' situations. Potential risks and operational issues should be identified and escalated as appropriate

·       Comply with all relevant internal policies and procedures

·       Assist with Customer Due Diligence (CDD) reviews including trigger events and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)

·       Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and consistently communicate with teams regarding compliance-related functions and investigative responsibilities

·       Engage with key stakeholders of the firm, including other Deloitte offices to build solid relationships, improve processes, share knowledge and develop a compliance culture

·       Communicate compliance analysis and findings to management and staff, and to other members of the business.

·       identify any client/engagement related risks and escalate any issues to the quality risk representative.

·       Proactively manage the centralized KYC mailbox and respond to queries accurately, efficiently, and promptly.

Leadership capabilities:

·       Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact.

·       Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent

·       Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track

·       Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills

·       Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business


·       A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Data analytics or other related matter

·       Strong proficiency in basic PC applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) with a general understanding of data analysis techniques

·       Work experience is preferred in a similar role related to KYC/AML, due diligence, Compliance...

·       Ability to think strategically and assist in the organization and management of a multi-disciplinary team; ability to sell additional services to clients

·       Ability to conduct extensive research

·       Proficiency in English (written and spoken)

·       Proficiency in Arabic is a plus