AML Administrator - 6 month Contract Law Firm

Recruiter
Clarc Recruitment Limited
Location
West London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1253446760
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A law firm is looking for a Compliance/AML Administrator to join their business. The ideal candidate will ideally be available immediately plus have previous experience of working within a law firm with an understanding of AML rules & SRA requirements.

Main Responsibilities
  • Reviewing new client matter details against standard checklists and escalate high risk client details to the Compliance Manager/Compliance Partners as required;
  • Checking client ID (individual and corporate) documents and highlighting any discrepancies in accordance with regulatory requirements;
  • Completing online searches, as appropriate, upon request of Compliance Manager/Compliance Partners, and identifying and highlighting any potential concerns or risk areas;
  • Identifying and liaising with fee earners across the firm about any gaps or discrepancies in information or documentation provided;
  • Maintaining clear records of all actions and outcomes in relation to compliance enquiries, chasing any missing data on a regular basis;
  • Provide general administrative support to the Compliance Manager/team;
  • Produce documents, for new or updated regulatory processes as necessary;
  • Stay up-to-date on any regulatory updates issued via the SRA;
  • Answering enquiries about compliance procedures as and when they arise;
  • Subject to proven on-the-job performance and demonstrated ability of the successful candidate, working with a greater degree of autonomy on higher risk matters or on specific compliance-related projects.

Job Requirements:
  • At least 12 months relevant Compliance experience working within a similar Legal environment.
  • Good understanding of AML including experience identifying high risk clients.
  • Excellent organisational skills.

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