Senior Financial Risk & Compliance Analyst at top US Law Firm: to £60,000

London (Greater)
Up to £60,000 + Excellent benefits
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance, Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

A prestigious US Law Firm based in stunning offices in the heart of the City is currently looking to hire a new Senior Financial Risk & Compliance Analyst to join the London on a permanent basis to be responsible for monitoring and controlling the firm’s risk and compliance in relation to AML/KYC and related issues.  Responsibilities will include monitoring and controlling compliance with the firm’s internal accounting procedures, the requirements of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules, understanding and ensuring compliance with all relevant internal and external rules, regulations and procedures, monitor new procedures, guidance and best practice, including SRA and Law Society guidance, attend AML conferences and seminars and advise MLRO and COFA on where AML controls should be improves, perform new business intake tasks in the London office, report monthly to anti-money laundering committee on retrieval and storage of all anti-money laundering certificates filed, monitoring compliance e.g. COLP and COFA related breaches, compliance and aspects of SAR related audits, with the COFA to review and revise the London engagement letters and terms of business, the standard letter, general letter and abbreviated matter letters and regulatory statements.  Other duties include identifying risk and recommend solutions to migrate risk, identifying new or changed legal and regulatory obligations that have an impact on the operations of the firm on report to the COFA and DOA, draft or amend policies and procedures in compliance, liaise with the SRA on regulatory issue when required, attend meetings with the COLP and COFA as required, perform risk and compliance induction for all new joiners, ensure all Fee-Earners are fully trained on AML processes and procedures and liaise with lawyers and other colleagues globally in relations to UK AML/KYC requirements. Candidates must be degree educated, within a minimum of three years risk and compliance and legal accounting experience within a law firm, experience liaising with Partners regarding COLP, COFA and MLRO, strong knowledge of the SRA Handbook, AML and strong written, organisational and leadership skills.

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