AML Administrator - 6 month Contract Law Firm

Clarc Recruitment Limited
West London, UK
11 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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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