Conflicts Analyst

Robert Half Limited
London, UK
13 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Conflicts Analyst - Law Firm - £38,000 - London

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Conflicts Analyst to join the team of an international Law Firm based in London. Reporting directly to the head of New Business Intake, the Conflicts Analyst will be heavily involved with conflict checking, information barrier set up and sanctions screening. This role offers a competitive starting salary with immense career growing opportunities.

Job Title: Conflicts Analyst
Industry: Legal Firm
Location: London
Package: £38,000 basic salary + disc bonus, Pension scheme, Flexible Benefits, In-house career progression

Key Responsibilities:
  • Performing searches utilising internal and external data sources;
  • Reviewing all searches prior to sending the results to the requestor in order to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the search;
  • Analysis of the reports in order to ascertain where there is a conflict of interest, and to clear the transaction to proceed where appropriate. Understand and identify wider risk and reputational and conflict issues at client take on stage;
  • Communicating with partners and staff regarding conflict check results/process;
  • Performing searches of newly sanctioned entities from HMT, OFAC and other sanctioning bodies, utilising in-house databases in order to ascertain if we act for or in relation to a newly sanctioned entity, and escalating as appropriate.
  • Potentially providing assistance and cover for the Conflicts Manager and other NBI team members as required. Likely assistance may be in the following areas:
  • Carrying out due diligence on new clients by using a variety of different research tools (mostly web based);
  • Assisting with the file opening procedure;
  • Other adhoc requests relating to New Business Intake processes.

The Candidate:
Ideal candidates will be educated to degree level preferably with a law degree /or qualified in KYC/Compliance and have worked in a professional services environment in this field for a year. However, candidates will be considered with more or less experience providing they can demonstrate the required competencies.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal, written and face to face communication skills with a variety of staff including senior partners and legal PA's.

The Package:
The successful candidate will receive a competitive basic salary of £38,000 depending on experience. The Conflicts Analyst will also receive a discretionary bonus in year one alongside an excellent benefits package. You will also become part of a fantastic team with an excellent reputation within the Legal Firm Industry. Do you have what it takes to become the new Conflicts Analyst for this market leading corporation? APPLY NOW for more details on how this could be the next move for you.

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