Compliance & Risk Officer

Barna Shields Recruitment
£25000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a lovely Law firm based on the outskirts of Southampton, if you like detail and enjoy administrating processes and procedures then look no further! This position will be to assist their Compliance Manager with a very busy and increasing workload.

You would be involved in a wide range of compliance tasks and would have the opportunity to run and be involved in project work and to develop your skills and your career.

Due to the nature of this role, it is ESSENTIAL you come from a Legal background, you will have a strong understanding of the regulatory environment within legal services, have a high level of experience in Anti-Money Laundering, and preferably, experience of ISO and LEXCEL.

This role will suit somoen who likes things to be just so and who appreciates the need for accuracy, attention to detail and a methodical approach. Proof reading would be second nature to you. You will be capable of working under pressure with the ability to plan and prioritise. You must be someone who enjoys processes but also has strong interpersonal skills, able to be assertive and to influence others.

We have offices based across the south coast and you would be based in the Southampton area but will be required to travel to other offices periodically. You must therefore be able to work outside normal working hours occasionally, able to drive and be willing to use you own car for which a mileage rate will be paid.

Due to office location, they do not have parking onsite but there are residential areas close by.

Key Accountabilities and Skills required:
  • Proven experience to enable maintenance of the Management System, Compliance system and ISO 9001 Approval maintenance
  • Document Control, ideally with a knowledge of the Sharepoint platform
  • To administer and maintain Records and Registers
  • To organise and deliver Induction training
  • Monitoring the closure of non-compliances and carrying out internal audits
  • To administer and maintain our Technical Review process
  • To courteously deal with staff and regarding Client Complaints
  • Dealing with enquiries from staff and external organisations in an inclusive and supportive manner
  • Confident user of Word and experience of producing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to use databases for analysis and report writing with some knowledge of Powerpoint
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and cope under pressure with a heavy workload
  • Compliance and/or management systems experience in a professional services environment (e.g. LEXCEL, ISO, or working to a standard).
  • Understanding of the legal profession and its regulatory environment, ideally including anti-money laundering experience
  • Good written, numeric and verbal communication skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Proof reading skills and the ability to adhere to Management System style.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be assertive when needed and to influence others
  • Conscientious and methodical with good attention to detail
  • Self motivated with an ability to use initiative to solve problems and take on responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritise work load and to anticipate and meet deadlines
  • Service oriented with an understanding of office procedures and etiquette
  • Graduate calibre ideally in a business related subject.
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