AML & Compliance Assistant

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  • Salary : Up to £35,000

A top US Law Firm is looking to hire a new AML, Risk & Compliance Assistant on a permanent basis under the supervision of the AML Risk and Compliance Manager, and following prescribed department, office and Firm procedures, the AML Risk and Compliance Assistant will provide assistance to the Firm’s AML Risk and Compliance team and the Director of Risk and Compliance.  This role is to work 9.30am – 5.30pm with a salary of up to £35,000 on offer with candidates working 2 days in the office, 3 days from home.


Responsibilities will include be responsible for ensuring that the UK and US client spreadsheets are up to date and accurate, being responsible for collating data from UK client and matter risk assessments and updating the Data Collection spreadsheet, preparing agenda and any related  documents for AML review meetings, drafting and distribute minutes for AML Review meeting and any other AML or Compliance meetings when required, reviewing the Politically Exposed Person (PEP) and High Risk Lexis press alerts, carrying out World-Check ongoing monitoring  in relation to PEPs, sanctions and adverse media, reviewing Companies House alerts  for ownership and other significant changes, maintaining Companies House PSC discrepancy spreadsheet, collating AML client and matter stats on a weekly basis, monitoring & update the Firm’s high risk jurisdiction/tax haven lists, preparing emails to partners in relation to UK general corporate matters, assisting in the preparation of the London Risk and Compliance budget, be responsible for maintaining the AML Team Training Schedule, the Firm’s Gift Register and the Firm’s Share Dealing Register, assisting  the AML Risk and Compliance Manager with updating the AML Intapp Guide, assisting the Director of Risk and Compliance with the Firm’s obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.


Candidates needs to be educated at degree level, excellent research skills, strong communication, written and organisational skills and advanced Microsoft Office skills.