Job Title: Compliance Assistant - our client for this role are a law firm based in the Old Bailey area
Salary: £28,500 per annum.
Hours: Traditionally 9.30 am - 6:00 pm: Monday - Friday.
Duties: Support for the Head of Compliance, COLP and COFA
Checking of all File Opening Documentation for completeness and accuracy
Activation of Matters
Administration of File Compliance Reviews performed by senior Fee Earners
Performance of monthly SAR testing to ensure controls in place in Accounts Department are being performed.
Annual review of Compliance measures in place throughout the Firm.
Bi-weekly follow up with Fee Earners of matters opened for which File Opening Documentation is incomplete.
Maintenance of various Logs - Entertainment, PEP’s, Interest Party etc
Maintenance of the Office Manual including liaison with Fee Earners responsible for particular sections
Verification of Passport details using World Check
Skills: Solid legal background with experience in File Opening
Ability to communicate with Fee Earners
Good IT Skills - Word and Excel essential
Good organisational skills
Good Communication skills
Good proficiency at Excel
Good proficiency at Word