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Compliance Coordinator

Employer
Diamond Search Recruitment Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jul 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Diamond Search Recruitment are delighted to be representing our client, one of the country's leading Legal Practices, a firm with a first-class reputation, award winning and ranked highly in the UK Legal 500. Our client invest in the best talent and technology and are at an incredibly exciting time within the business are recruiting for a Compliance Coordinator! Offering very attractive benefits, excellent working conditions and a dynamic and high performing company culture, this opportunity is certainly one not to be missed!

JOB OVERVIEW

The Compliance Coordinator will join a small team responsible for carrying out new client and matter opening processes in accordance with the firm's policies and procedures. This involves working closely with other members of the compliance team and with fee earning teams across the firm, whose clients include both individuals and businesses based in the UK and worldwide. The Compliance Coordinator will contribute positively to the development of the team by supporting improvements to systems and procedures and sharing knowledge either in person, through presentations and by contributing to support materials.

MAIN DUTIES
  • Manage incoming requests for client and matter opening, including onboarding of all new matters and clients
  • Carry out anti-money laundering checks for new clients and matters and maintain relevant records in accordance with the firm's policies
  • Be familiar and keep up to date with, and give pro-active guidance, or answer queries, within the firm on the firm's relevant policies and procedures
  • Carry out individual projects or ad hoc tasks to support the development of the
  • Compliance team's systems and procedures
  • Assist with the administration of the firm's accreditations, for example, the Law Society's CQS and WIQS accreditations and its ISO9001 certification
  • Work closely with the MLRO and the Finance team, where necessary
  • Travel between office locations as and when required to meet the needs of the business.

EXPERIENCE
  • At least 2-3yrs experience in an compliance related onboarding role either in a law firm or financial/professional services company
  • Experience working with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and other related instruments
  • Excellent business research abilities using online databases
  • Accustomed to working without close supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills, written communication skills, and judgement

SKILLS
  • Solid competence and accuracy in producing IT work - ideally spreadsheets plus databases and other IT systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate investigative skills both online and on paper
  • Flexible, energetic, organised with the ability to prioritise work and accustomed to meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure
  • Able to communicate compliance requirements in a clear and concise manner to legal and non-legal persons
  • Participative team player, keen to share skills and experience and develop colleagues/learn from them

For a confidential discussion, contact us, or apply today!Diamond Search Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency regarding this vacancy.
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