HR1091: Compliance Assistant

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If you have any questions relating to this role please contact:

Sophia Tucker,
HR Advisor

T: 020 3036 7176

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Risk & Compliance department. As a Compliance Assistant, your role will be to work with the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Money Laundering Reporting Officer, the Head of Risk and Compliance, Risk and Compliance Manager, partners and fee earners to assist with KYC and to ensure that the firm complies with regulations relating to money laundering, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Terrorism Act 2000 and any amending legislation.

In addition, the Compliance Assistant will be responsible for checking new client/matter requests for money laundering, credit worthiness and other client verification and acceptance procedures that the firm operates.  You will also assist the Risk and Compliance Manager and Head of Risk & Compliance with other compliance and regulatory issues as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • good academics, including a minimum 2.1 at degree level, with strong GCSE and A level results (or equivalent) in Maths and English;
  • strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • two to five years’ experience of working within a law firm in a busy AML role;
  • good knowledge of AML requirements for non-UK based clients, both European and worldwide;
  • good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, working knowledge of an accounts package (e.g. CMS Aderant Expert) would also be advantageous;
  • high level of numeracy (as indicated by strong academics in mathematics);
  • a calm and unflappable nature, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • a professional, willing and proactive approach, with keen attention to detail;
  • the ability to work with limited supervision, with good time-management skills; and
  • a demonstrable proven track record of excellent direct client contact and client care.

If you know of anyone who may be interested in applying, or if you have any queries or would like to discuss any roles, please contact Sophia Tucker.  If you would like to put anyone forward, a cv and covering letter will be required, which you can send to:

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To apply please email your CV and covering letter:

Sophia Tucker, HR Advisor


T: 020 3036 7176

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