Compliance Specialist

6 days left

Elite Audit Recruitment Internal Audit , Risk & Compliance Recruitment specialists
Tunbridge Wells
25,000 - 27,000
24 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Compliance Specialist c£27,000 Bens Our client is a leading law firm in the South East. We are seeking a Compliance professional with some AML / legal compliance experience to report into the Compliance Manager. JOB OVERVIEW You will join a small team responsible for carrying out new client and matter opening processes in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures. This involves working closely with other members of the compliance team and with fee earning teams across the firm, whose clients include both individuals and businesses based in the UK and worldwide. The Compliance Coordinator will contribute positively to the development of the team by supporting improvements to systems and procedures and sharing knowledge either in person, through presentations and by contributing to support materials. MAIN DUTIES • Manage incoming requests for client and matter opening • Carry out anti-money laundering checks for new clients and matters and maintain relevant records in accordance with the firm’s policies • Be familiar and keep up to date with, and give pro-active guidance, or answer queries, within the firm on the firm’s relevant policies and procedures • Carry out individual projects or ad hoc tasks to support the development of the • Compliance team’s systems and procedures • Provide face-to-face training on the firm’s relevant policies and procedures to new joiners and other staff members • Assist with the administration of the firm’s accreditations, for example, the Law Society’s CQS and WIQS accreditations and its ISO9001 certification • Work closely with the MLRO and the Finance team, where necessary • Travel between office locations as and when required to meet the needs of the business. EXPERIENCE • At least 2-3yrs experience in an compliance related onboarding role either in a law firm or financial/professional services company • Experience working with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and other related instruments • Excellent business research abilities using online databases • Accustomed to working without close supervision • Excellent analytical skills, written communication skills, and judgement • Experience of conflict analysis would be desirable QUALIFICATIONS • A general standard of education appropriate for the post, minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) in Math and English SKILLS • Solid competence and accuracy in producing IT work ideally spreadsheets plus databases and other IT systems • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to demonstrate investigative skills both online and on paper • Flexible, energetic, organised with the ability to prioritise work and accustomed to meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure • Able to communicate compliance requirements in a clear and concise manner to legal and non-legal persons • Participative team player, keen to share skills and experience and develop colleagues/learn from them Please send in your CV details to Rachael Terry for more information on this role.

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