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KYC intern (m/f/d)

VTB Bank (Europe) SE is a European bank with an international customer focus and is headquartered in Frankfurt. The bank was established in 2017 following the merger of VTB Bank (Austria) AG, VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG and VTB Bank (France) SA – combining 45 years of European-Russian specialist banking experience. We now consider ourselves to be the leading European bank in this segment. VTB Bank (Europe) SE offers a wide range of products that support our clients’ day-to-day activities and business needs. These include a full range of commercial banking and investment banking products.
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Your Responsibilities

Following an appropriate period of introductory and on-the-job training:

  • Support the execution of the Client Onboarding Process for new customers / or Client Information Updates under consideration of the legal requirements and internal guidelines

  • Participate in the risk assessment, challenge and acceptance of the authentication documents as well as the creation of Know-Your-Customer profiles

  • Research and recording of company-related data including the examination of the beneficial owner and the creation of client profiles

  • Entry, maintenance, monitoring and updating of customer data in the bank's own systems

  • Review and update the clients in Embargo-, PEP- and Undesirable customer lists

  • Interact with front office and clients to source information & client related information in respect to the KYC files

  • Support project-related tasks and legal research


  • Education: Law, Business Law or Business Administration / Economic studies (you have to be enrolled as a student during the whole internship)
  • Experience: First practical experience in KYC / Compliance / Anti-Money-Laundering in a bank is an advantage. In any case, the applicant should have had study-related exposure regarding these topics.
  • Special knowledge:
    • English (mandatory)
    • Following languages are an asset: Russian, German, Chinese, Cantonese
  • Qualification: Team spirit, self-initiative, service commitment, Analytical thinking and sound end-to-end process understanding, perseverance, ability to work under pressure and persuasiveness, very good abilities of self-organization

We Offer

  • Attractive salary package
  • 4 - 6 months term
  • Working in an international banking environment via VTB’s network group
  • Flexible working time
  • Modern office in central Frankfurt with excellent public transportation connection

Have we aroused your interest?

We look forward to receive your complete application documents stating your salary expectations and your possible starting date by e-mail at

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