AML Analyst

England, London, City of London
21 Dec 2020
18 Jan 2021
Kate Gallagher
Job Title
Project Manager
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our US law firm client has an exciting new opportunity for an AML Analyst to join their London office. The AML Analyst will be responsible for conducting client due diligence on new and existing clients of the firm to ensure that the firm's legal and regulatory obligations in the UK.

Key responsibilities include:

Conducting client due diligenceIdentifying clients and obtaining information to evidence their existence and ownership structures using information sources such as Mint Global, Companies House, Capital IQ, Lexis/Nexis Corporate Affiliations and the internetLiaising with partners and associates, and also with clients, to obtain information and documentation which is not available from public information sourcesCompleting risk assessments for both clients and mattersIdentifying high risk clients and escalating any issues to the Money Laundering Reporting Officer in the relevant office(s)Liaising with the Conflicts team to ensure that all new client/matter opening requirements are completedAdvising on ongoing monitoring of clients/matters in accordance with legal/regulatory requirementsReviewing, where necessary, prospective clients to ensure any reputational or sanctions issues are understood and are deemed within the firm's risk appetiteAssisting with continually updating policies and procedures relating to new client/matter opening, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, and other compliance topicsLead periodic team/department/firm training sessionsEducate on AML legislation as well as processes worldwideSupport new joiner training

The ideal candidate will have prior anti-money laundering experience within a law firm. You must be an enthusiastic self-starter with highly effective communication skills and a strong client service ethic. The ability to build strong and effective relationships across the business is essential, as is excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

If you meet the above criteria, then please contact Ryder Reid Legal today for a confidential discussion.

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