Conflicts Analyst (AML, Risk, Paralegal)

Cavendish Maine Recruitment
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Conflicts Analyst

Job Reference: VLL/18079

Location: Central Bristol

Salary: c.£20-25,000

Purpose of the role:

As Conflicts Analyst you will provide and manage the business acceptance of all new clients and matters which involves providing a conflict checking service to the whole firm, screening new business for sanctions, compliance with anti-money laundering requirements, and communicating with the partnership. To ensure that new client documentation meets compliance requirements. The Conflicts Analyst sits within a small team and is part of a wider Risk Department.

Specific duties will include:

  • Shared responsibility for providing the conflict checking service to the firm world-wide
  • Handle conflict checks requests to an agreed standard using Microsoft Dynamics AX, and other databases as required
  • Assist in maintenance of conflicts database
  • Maintain related documentation
  • Receive CV&ML forms in PDF format from all offices, checking for accuracy and state of completion; providing supplementary evidence from authorised sources if required
  • Perform anti-terrorist and sanctions checks using Worldcheck for each new client
  • Store PDF forms and evidence In FileSite in line with regulatory requirements
  • Answer queries relating to the status and progress of CV&ML forms
  • Maintain regular checking processes for incomplete forms
  • Ensure that fresh CV&ML evidence is submitted for re-activated clients
  • Use IT skills to search external commercial databases
  • Ensure that conflict check matters are accurately finalised
  • Maintain Global Address Book party index on the conflicts databaseUndertake basic data quality checks for new clients: industry sectors, client names, duplicates
  • Responsible for the administration of the account of one of the commercial resources (as directed)
  • Resolve any backlog of approved conflicts
  • Check "to do" lists
  • Handover at end of shifts, ensuring out of office support information is set.

Experience required:

This opportunity would suit applicants either from a legal or financial services background coming from a Risk, AML or Conflicts team. The position would also suit those currently in a Paralegal role looking to develop their legal careers in a Risk based role.