Risk and Compliance Analyst

Recruiter
Grant Thornton
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1135563231
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Research Executive plays a central role within the Client Take-on and Continuance department within Grant Thornton UK LLP. The successful candidate will deliver a high quality service to the firm, ensuring that all tasks, that involve complex research and are analytical in nature are carried out efficiently and to the highest standard possible. Working as part of a close knit team, contributing ideas and supporting colleagues, with complex queries in order that the team functions as effectively as possible. Be a front of all research knowledge for all employees in the wider firm on data discovery relating to client onboarding and corporate structures, raising awareness of the process and risks, guiding and advising staff on the processes involved.

What we are looking for:
  • You'll keep up to date with key areas of compliance, including relationship checking, anti-money laundering, corporate investigations & research, identity checking and overall client take-on and continuance procedures
  • You'll support on-going development of processes and help to pilot and assess new procedures and systems
  • You'll adhere to the procedures, best practice and templates relevant to the role and looks for opportunities to improve processes and suggests these to the team for consideration
  • You'll manage own workload effectively to strict deadlines, with minimal supervision. Keep Team Leader informed of workload and any capacity issues

Education, experience and qualifications:
  • Strong personal communication skills, active questioning and listening skills and a highly professional attitude.
  • Demonstrate good experience of research/Investigations work and familiarity with corporate structures
  • Excellent time management, with the ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
  • A keen eye for detail and focus on professional delivery
  • Experience of a team environment and desire to work within a team
  • Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal with Complex issues using own initiative
  • previous use of additional databases would be an advantage, eg Access
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel including macros and pivot tables is desirable
  • Past experience of working in professional services or in a compliance role is desirable
  • Good knowledge of sources such as Fame and Orbis, Dun & Bradstreet, Smartsearch, WorldCheck

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