The Ascent Group

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Graduate Jobs
RM3,000 – RM4,000
Required Level of Study
Bachelor degree
Areas of Work
Banking & Financial Services
Degrees Accepted
F Finance, Accounting, Economics & Business Administration
Accounting, commerce & finance

Associate – Shareholder Services (Mandarin Speakers)

Job description

Associate is responsible for daily screening, investor transactions and AML/KYC on the investor.


Reporting to the Supervisor or equivalent, you will be responsible for:

Shareholder Team

  • Adhere to the relevant AML/KYC standards applied by Ascent on behalf of their clients while all regulatory, compliance, risk management and due diligence controls of Ascent are respected.
  • Assist relationship manager with investor's onboarding process by performing KYC and AML checks.
  • After reception of investor AML/KYC documentation and ensure that documentation is verified in a timely manner, follow up with supervisor on missing or original investor documentation.
  • Daily screening of investor transaction and AML hits on investor.
  • Periodic check of investor risk assessment and documentations.
  • Preparing case report for PEP/ high risk individual and submit to compliance or equivalent.
  • Monitoring and checking investor's document are in order via Ascent KYC platform.
  • Diligently verify account openings and / or account maintenance changes in line with the applicable procedures and in a timely manner
  • Screening and verification of investor names against sanction / black lists.
  • Assist in Internal / external KPI reporting.
  • Transaction monitoring and reporting.
  • Assist internal / external audit as required.
  • Perform function in line with the department procedure and Ascent policies in respect of the regulatory framework, the internal procedures, guidelines, and code of conduct.


  • Degree in Accounting & Finance
  • Mandatory must be able to read and write Mandarin and English
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, power point).
  • Committed to self-improvement.
  • Ability to work autonomously and remain calm under high pressure.
  • Detailed oriented and ability to deliver within agreed deadlines.
  • Sound understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and rules.


  • A sense of urgency to achieve excellent results.
  • Flexible, ability to cope with stress and pressure.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Independent, confident, self-motivated, pro-active and mature.
  • Willing to take on new challenges and work under pressure.

What we offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 5 days work (Mon-Fri) 9am – 6pm
  • Hybrid work arrangement
  • Office location is accessible via LRT and Monorail
  • Fast paced and dynamic working environment
  • A collaborative dynamic culture where personal initiative and hard work are recognized and rewarded
  • Great learning & growing opportunities!
  • Get the exposure & experience working with high performance team

Our benefits are:

  • Medical and hospitalization
  • Dental
  • Hybrid work
  • Season parking
  • Team-bonding, annual dinner, team building
  • Annual Leave – 23 days per annum

To be successful in these roles it is envisaged you are a motivated and self-driven individual eager to contribute and grow with the organization. Critical to your ability to perform these roles will be attention to details and team focus. A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business. Competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience.

ASCENT offer the modern and progressive work environment. You can expect to be challenged and offered a path towards future career growth.