AML Compliance Analyst – Hybrid – Exceptional Benefits

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  • Salary : Up to £50,000

Elite US firm housed in central London seeks a new permanent AML/Compliance Analyst to join the growing team. The role will heavily involve AML duties, in addition to some compliance and conflicts duties within the wider team.

Salary up to £50,000
Exceptional benefits including a new free on-site gym
Hybrid working (3 days in the office)

Responsibilities for the AML / Compliance Analyst:

• Develop and maintain an understanding of the firm’s anti-money laundering and sanction policies and procedures.
• Draft well-organised written analysis for fee earners and the MLRO.
• Complete client and matter checks including investigating company ownership and carrying out risk assessments, liaising with partners, fee earners and the MLRO where necessary.
• Carry out checks on suppliers or third parties as required, including client account payments.
• Assist with monthly reporting to the MLRO.
• Manage documentation obtained to verify clients and keep the team’s verification database up-to-date.
• Assist with the high risk ongoing monitoring process and create alerts as appropriate.
• Conduct sanctions checks and maintain the sanctions database.
• Assist with management of team inbox and workflow and respond to queries from fee earners, secretaries and business support teams as appropriate.
• General day-to-day support to the team, including assisting the Compliance Manager, Senior Compliance Counsel and Compliance Director.
• Assist with lateral hire clearances and external appointment reviews.
• Liaise with the US Conflicts team on queries relating to screening and access requests.

Requirements for the AML / Compliance Analyst:

• Previous experience within a professional services organisation, preferably within a law firm.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and strong IT literacy is essential.
• Knowledge of the SRA Rules and anti-money laundering legislation is desirable.
• Exceptional communication and organisational skills.