Aspire is reinventing banking for 39M MSMEs in Southeast Asia - 10x more than US - underserved by banks, starting with AspireFunds an instant working capital loan disbursed within 24hrs from application. Aspire processes SMEs trade data and digital footprint via more than 30 data sources to make credit decisions and it is committed to driving productive economic growth in emerging markets.
Aspire is backed by Y-Combinator - #1 startup incubator in the world - and by some of the world best VCs and Debt Funds. Aspire’s cofounders were part of Lazada founding team and it’s team brings together talent from more than 10 nationalities.
- The KYC Specialist will partner with the client-facing teams to ensure all client records are compliant with Anti- Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) regulatory standards in a timely fashion.
- The KYC Specialist will own the end to end operational KYC activities (such as periodic renewals) of all clients and validate to ensure that all documentation provided are of the highest quality.
- The KYC Specialist will review the collection and verification of data performed to ensure all KYC records are accurate and complete prior to a final review by the client-facing team.
- The KYC Specialist is expected to stay current with all regulatory changes and requirements around client KYC, Suitability and Documentation.
- The KYC Specialist will perform screening via World Check.
- Liaise with customer to upload missing required documents.
- A dedicated team player
- Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
- Comfortable with change, ambiguity, debate, conflict and informed risk taking
- Deep passion for Finance, Technology, start-ups in general and for making things happens
- Detail-oriented with strong financial acumen: ability to deal with complex numerical and analytical work, legal agreements, etc.
- Problem solving: ability to synthesise complex concepts and build upon these to solve known and unknown problems.
- High standards: mistakes are not an option. The primary contact point for existing lenders is this person.
- Ability to communicate effectively, with developed business judgment and strategic thinking
- Energetic work ethic with an ability to deliver high-quality results in a fast paced work environment
- Self-starter. Motivated by learning in high-growth environment
Aspire is the #1 business neobank for modern businesses. With a mission to reinvent digital banking for SMEs, entrepreneurs, and a new generation of digital-savvy businesses, we are building a platform that offers what financial products our customers need, how they need it.
Founded in 2018 by former Lazada founders and executives, Aspire has successfully raised USD 40M from world-class investors and financial partners such as Y-combinator and others. It has partnered with leading financial firms like Visa and Transferwise to power its solutions. In 2020, we were awarded as the #1 Hottest Startup by Singapore Business Review and Startup [Fintech] Award by TechNode Global ORIGIN Awards.
Currently, we have ~100 employees from offices in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. We are still expanding and hiring more top talent who are passionate about startups to join the journey of building a neobank and making positive impacts on the under-serviced SMEs and entrepreneurs.