Easy AML & KYC compliance for accountancy firms

Provide a friction-free experience for your clients with digital onboarding, whilst maintaining compliance, allowing you to focus on growing your business.

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How NorthRow helps Accountancy firms

End-to-end compliance

Welcome clients faster with reduced friction. Deliver accurate results from ongoing screening for PEPs, sanctions and adverse media monitoring.

Reduced abandonment

Improved customer onboarding to achieve improved satisfaction and friction-free processing to reduce the risk of abandonment.

Automate manual processes

Use automated processes to reduce human error, comply with changing financial regulations and a consistent approach for auditing.

Minimise complex client risk

Reduce the time it takes to screen for UBOs on a global scale and highlight complex cases that require further investigation.

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KYC, KYB and due diligence for ACCOUNTANCY FIRMS

Automated compliance workflows

Accountants need to keep up with changing requirements both in terms of regulation, and the way their clients and staff want to work. NorthRow delivers automated KYC and KYB onboarding from anywhere and reduces time-consuming, inconsistent, resource-heavy manual checking processes.

Streamline your compliance workflows and eliminate the burden of manual tasks. Our software automate compliance processes, such as customer onboarding, ongoing monitoring, and remediation, allow your team to focus on strategic initiatives rather than administrative tasks.

KYB for accountancy firms

Know your business verification

Reducing the average onboarding time, from days to hours, will reduce abandonment rates. A frictionless experience from one single solution delivers KYB/C and AML obligations. Screen and identify financial and shareholder information, as well as UBO details for even the most complex of business structures, allowing you to identify and mitigate compliance risks promptly.

Know your business verification
Know your customer identification
KYC for accountancy firms

Know your customer identification

Combine your manual processes and disparate systems into one single place. Improve productivity across your KYC compliance team with automation - all from a single view.

WorkStation harnesses advanced identity verification technology to ensure the authenticity of customers during the onboarding process. Our seamless integration with the world's leading data sources, you can mitigate the risk of identity fraud and ensure the integrity of your client portfolio.

Remediation for accountancy firms

Remediation and enhanced due diligence

Remediation projects can be costly in time and resources. Efficiently update your existing customer base with our automated and scalable solution, no matter how complex your KYC remediation project.

Simplify remediation for ongoing compliance
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Frequently Asked Questions

For all of your burning questions, take a look at our FAQs below. Can’t find the answer to your question? Feel free to contact us directly and we’ll be happy to help.

WorkStation revolutionises the client onboarding process for accountancy firms. The complexity of client portfolios and the need for timely risk assessment often pose significant hurdles to efficient onboarding processes in accountancy firms. 

Workstation streamlines document collection and verification, delivers real-time screening against global watchlists and sanction lists, unravels complex corporate structures, vets UBOs and PSCs while reducing the time and resources required for thorough client onboarding. 

Freeing up your team and compliance managers from being bogged down by the manual processing of KYC and KYB checks, WorkStation ensures your compliance with AML regulations.

By automating manual tasks and streamlining workflows, our software increases operational efficiency and accelerates the onboarding process.

Why not see the benefits for yourself in a live demo?

Absolutely! Our software is equpped with advanced technology to navigate the intricate landscape of client structures and beneficial ownership. Through comprehensive due diligence processes, WorkStation facilitates the identification and verification of beneficial owners, enabling your accountancy firm to comply with regulatory requirements and mitigate the risk of financial crime. 

Often the most laborious but crucial of tasks, WorkStation makes document capture and verification a breeze. Our software automates the collection and verification of client documents, reducing manual intervention and streamlining workflows.

Through intelligent document capture technology and optical character recognition (OCR) capabilities, WorkStation extracts relevant information from client documents automatically.

Real-time screening against global watchlists and sanction lists is instrumental. With WorkStation, you can screen customers against global sanction and PEP watchlists including HMT, OFSI, OFAC, UN, EU and other sanctions from around the world with information updated in real-time.

Getting started is simple. Contact our team to schedule a personalised demo, where we’ll chat through your firm’s specific requirements and share how WorkStation can help you to overcome your compliance challenges.

Our implementation process is quick and efficient, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations while maximising the benefits of partnering with NorthRow. 

“NorthRow's ability to deliver a bespoke solution that combines automated identity checks with the added security of face-to-face verification made it the obvious choice when deciding which firm to partner with to securely deliver Open Banking.”

Nigel Spencer Head of Support Services

Why NorthRow...

500k+ worldwide users

173 active countries

99.99% uptime

Every accountancy firm is unique, and so are their compliance needs. WorkStation provides a full customisable solution tailored to your specific requirements, whether you're a smaller firm or a larger corporate.

It speeds up compliance processes with real-time quality results through automated digital onboarding and ongoing monitoring. It reduces the risk of human error, fraud risk and poor results from out-of-date data. All cases are dynamically updated to show a clear audit trail for internal and external audit purposes.

KYC and KYB screening

Facilitate the complexity of compliance and reduce risk when onboarding new clients by verifying their identity and screening against sanctions lists.


Manage each individual and company with our simple case management solution, view results and set alerts where action is required to ensure due diligence.

Efficient ID document verification

Simplify ID&V with an easy-to-use case system which allows you to organise, update, and store information securely, and in line with GDPR and data protection regulations.

AML compliance

Keep track of your clients’ risk status using our RAG system and be alerted to any relevant changes, ensuring you meet ongoing AML compliance.

Ongoing monitoring

Stay ahead of regulatory changes and emerging risks with real-time monitoring. WorkStation will alert you to any risk profile changes, so you can keep tabs on political exposure, sanctions or adverse media.


Improve efficiency with a risk-based approach to remediation and data collection processes minimising the administrative burden placed on your team.

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Book your free demo of our comprehensive AML compliance solution for accountancy firms today.